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Northrop Grumman Program Execution Manager (M3) in Fairfax, Virginia

Defining Possible is what drives us at Northrop Grumman. We are 90,000 people strong - with careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - working as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to create a better world.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Networked Information Systems (NIS) Division, is seeking a Senior Manager, Program Management. In this exciting and challenging role, the Program Manager will enable highly performing program execution, implementing the strategy of the broader organization. Acceptable locations for this role are: Fairfax, VA, Baltimore, MD, or San Diego, CA.

The primary objective will be to ensure all programs are executed in a manner that meets or exceeds yearly financial goals and customer requirements, creating customer intimacy in support of value creation strategies.

Job Description

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

• Lead a matrixed team dedicated to improving program performance across a division that executes greater than $2B in annual sales

• Identify systemic issues impacting program performance across the division and implement corrective actions and mitigation strategies

• Lead independent program reviews with wide-ranging focus areas across various program types and phases

• Monitor and improve program reporting metrics to provide better insight into program performance

• Support initiative to digitally transform the PM function across the division, working with key sector and corporate stakeholders

• Mentor/coach/train program managers to address key development needs/gaps

• Represent division as part of sector program management community of practice

• Participate in business unit program review sessions

• Assist in the development of briefings to internal division leaders



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of relevant program management experience supporting Department of Defense and/or Government contracts

  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability navigate a matrix environment

  • Experience working in a Lean Agile environment

  • Active Top Secret security clearance required with a valid background investigation; ability to obtain SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI

  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman policies and procedures

  • Previous experience leading independent program reviews

  • Previous experience with digital transformation initiatives, including advanced data analytics and visualization

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Job Category : Program Management