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Northrop Grumman

Fairfax, VA 22037
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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.

The Operations Manager for the Engineering & Sciences (E&S) Cyber Intelligence Missions Solution (CIMS) organization reports directly to the CIMS E&S Director of Northern Virginia (NoVA) and Other Sites.

The Operations Manager will manage the business operational aspects of the E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites organization and provide direct support to the Director ensuring the leaders' vision is translated into an operational reality. The position will require interface across the E&S CIMS leadership team and coordination of activities across locations and sites.

The Operations Manager position requires a high energy strategic thinker with the ability to operate at both a strategic and a hands on level as needed. Responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to:

Drive execution of strategic initiatives and tasks initiated by the E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites Director by working with cross-functional teams and business leaders throughout the organization.

Establish and maintain the operating rhythm for E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites Director, the E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites Director Leadership Team and the CIMS Division leadership.

Serve as the focal point for communication and collaboration for E&S CIMS NoVA and Other sites and ensure strong collaboration across the entire CIMS business to include operations, division facing and engineering leadership.

Lead internal special projects as requested by the Director, to include activities such as: establishing and leading a cross-functional team, developing and monitoring objectives, briefing Director and management, and facilitating broader communication across sector employees as appropriate.

Support the Director in cultivation of relationships with strategic partners and other stakeholders.

Facilitate across E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites areas on organizational strategy discussions (off sites, roadmap development, engagement / diversity & inclusion planning)

Work with E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites leadership team to support workforce planning, metrics and movement of work across campuses.

Perform analysis, planning and forecasting to aid in leadership, financial and organizational decision making. Facilitate the collection and presentation of metrics and develop analytical tools in order to track results and measurable outcomes stated objectives/goals.

Coordinate E&S CIMS NoVA and Other Sites financials and management of any investments (ITA/Capital, etc.) across the sites.

Establish agenda and coordinate preparation for leadership team meetings, off sites, events, and other key meetings.

Shadow the Director in major meetings and events, reviewing the agenda and the pre- and post-interactions to ensure successful outcomes.

Anticipate and manage materials, data, and presentation needs for upcoming meetings and events.

Brief the Director on key issues, challenges and decisions made at meetings.

Work with the administrative team to facilitate staff meetings (establish rhythms, coordinate special topics)

Plan, coordinate, and support Director travel to domestic and international MS sites.

Draft organizational communications related to calendar events and functional processes

Support HR in the facilitation of People Development process / reviews


Basic Qualifications:
BS + 9 years of experience; MS + 7 years of experience; PhD + 4 years of experience. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret SCI.
Prior leadership experience in either a functional or program roles.
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills as well as project management, analytical, planning, and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and projects within critical deadlines.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others.
Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality and safeguard sensitive information.
Strong Microsoft Office and SharePoint skills.
The candidate should also be familiar with organizations and stakeholders outside of Engineering & Sciences to include demonstrated experience with cross campus or multi-discipline collaboration.
Active Top Secret SCI

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

**Job Category** : Program Management
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