Business Management Manager 2Boulder, CO

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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're making history.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission and help us continue on our journey of #definingpossible.

The Operational Exploitation Systems (OES) Operating Unit is seeking a Business Management Manager - Manager Level 2, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals to manage and lead all Business Management functions for one or multiple programs within the portfolio.

This position will be located in Boulder, CO, and will offer a 9/80 work schedule. Travel may also be required, per business needs.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Management of financial key-line forecasting (Awards, Sales, OM, Cash Flow), work authorization, execution of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Level 1 and contractual reporting, program budgeting, financial estimate at complete development, and various financial reporting activities

  • Collaboration with Directors and Program Managers

  • Provide direct management for a team of Program Cost and Schedule Control Analysts

  • Clearly communicate financial business analysis and reporting to senior management

  • Coordinate cost and schedule analyses and preparation of reports to ensure contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon cost and schedule parameters and program cost control guidelines

  • Develop business strategy and forecasting, through internal or external deliverables such as the Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) and the Annual Operating Plan (AOP)

  • Develop proposals from draft RFP to award, including review of RFP, FAR clauses, coordination with subcontractor flow-downs, basis of estimates, indirect rates, pricing strategies, cash management, negotiation strategy and oversight, and presenting to Senior Management

  • Manage risks from both an execution and financial perspective

  • Develop professional talent within the operating unit

  • Assist with program startup efforts and support of the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and required data submittals

  • Develop detailed business case analysis and return on investment analysis

  • Lead and support multiple internal and external program audits

  • Interface with customer leadership on contract execution

The successful candidate must have a proven track record leading a diverse team as well as the ability to promote the professional development of the business management workforce, fostering a collaborative culture that facilitates ethics and integrity, employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, or program control - OR - Master's degree with 6+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Earned Value Proficiency including the Earned Value Guidelines and EAC development.

  • Leadership experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Knowledge of government program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret DOD clearance

  • US citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance

  • 10+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • 2+ years of functional management experience

  • Experience with Cognos Financial Forecasting System, Cobra Earned Value Management System, and SAP

  • Understanding of DoD contracts and FAR/DFAR

  • Understanding of Government Cost Accounting Standards

  • Experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and management

  • Current active DOD Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $125,500 - $188,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.