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Northrop Grumman Program Control Manager 2 - Top Secret in Dulles, Virginia

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking experienced Program Control Managers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The Program Control Manager is responsible for supporting multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure successful completion of highly complex, multi-year advanced technology projects to their committed delivery dates within budgeted cost. These positions will be located in our Dulles VA offices.

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

  • Providing a primary interface between Program Business Operations and Program Management, including the Customer Program Office.

  • Employing Northrop Grumman system description compliant EVMS practices to direct the establishment and maintenance of cost and schedule baselines and forecasts that meet the program and company requirements and are integrated with the program SOW, and other program planning documents.

  • Directing the development, implementation and execution of the program business rhythm through training, coordination and facilitation of CAMs, Finance and Program Planning personnel.

  • Directing the execution of an earned value management system compliant with Northrop Grumman internal system description standards to include organizing the work, developing cost and schedule baselines, updating forecasts, performing monthly analysis, and managing scope change control.

  • Supporting integrated program reporting and variance analysis for explaining and interpreting impact of results against program baseline plans/forecast and facilitate the tracking and implementation of corrective/preventative actions.

  • Presenting program EVMS status to project management as well as internal management financial performance reviews.

  • Leading the IPTs and CAMs in preparing for and participating in Integrated Baseline Reviews and follow-up surveillance and audits.

  • Supporting proposal efforts and other duties as required.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in business/schedule management.

  • 2+ years of experience in a lead or supervisory role.

  • Experience with baseline planning and scheduling, forecasting and estimating, and/or cost/schedule integration techniques, including subcontractor integration.

  • Experience in critical path analysis, program management reports, risk management tracking and/or corrective action plans.

  • Must have an active and current Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry standard accounting, project scheduling and cost management software tools such as Cobra, Open Plan, MS Project, Acumen, Costpoint, and/or Cognos.

  • Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) training, preparation and conducting.

  • Experience with Joint and/or Internal Surveillance Reviews (JSR/ISR) and resulting Corrective Action Requests and Plans (CARs/CAPs).

  • Supporting program surveillance reviews and oversight.

  • Controlling major subcontractors with compliant earned value systems requirements and Integrated Program Management Report deliverables.

  • Leadership of proposal and change activity with subsequent integration into the PMB.

  • Development and maintenance of process documentation.

  • Program Management (PMP) and/or Earned Value Management Certification (EVP).

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 : Business Management