Manager Program Control 2Melbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an exciting opening in the Global Surveillance Division for a Manager Program Control 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our sector. This leadership role is located in Melbourne, FL.

Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU…keep reading!

This is a demanding role supporting the Production Business Area with diverse types of contracts in a challenging, fast-paced environment. The Program Control Manager will lead, supervise, and train a team of cost analysts responsible for Earned Value Management System (EVMS) implementation and analysis, SOX compliance, funding analysis, program financial analysis, internal and external audits, and contract deliverables. The Manager is also responsible for providing functional oversight of the Cost Management department, including engagement, staffing, and employee development. Specific duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide direct supervision activities, including completion of performance goals and reviews, assigning work scope to employees, reviewing and approving timecards, and ensuring employees operate according to company policies and procedures.

  • Develop employee skills and evaluate employee performance on assigned responsibilities, including: EVMS implementation and analysis; support and guidance to PMs and CAMs; analysis and preparation of cost and schedule reports; development, analysis and review of EACs; variance analysis research and reporting; and reconciliations to SAP.

  • Support customer Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR), Supplier Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR), and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits

  • Responsible for ensuring contract deliverables are completed and submitted on a timely manner (CFSR, CSDR, IPMR, CWBS)

  • Focus team on achieving uncompromising quality in all products and services, accountability and team performance.

  • Ensure team fully understands their roles and impact on financial results.

  • Act as the primary interface with the program office, functional leadership, and external auditing agencies regarding EVMS related tasks/efforts, requirements, issues, analysis, and performance measures.

  • Support proposal preparation, fact-finding and contract negotiations as needed to ensure cost management issues are represented.

  • Act as primary point of contact with customer counterpart and maintain a positive working relationship to improve communication and stay on top of any potential cost issues.

  • Perform in a fast paced, frequently changing, and demand driven environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university and 7 years Finance/Business Management work experience or 5 years with a Masters.

  • Extensive knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) and financial analysis

  • Working knowledge of EVMS Software (i.e. MPM or Cobra), SAP, Microsoft Office Suite and Accounting principles

  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time

  • Experience developing and presenting business strategies, financial information, and risk assessments to leadership teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Business Administration with minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in cost and schedule management

  • Secret clearance

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from an accredited university

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Experience in Aerospace and/or Defense programs and familiarity with Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) and/or Integrated Program Management Data and Analysis Report (IPMDAR).

  • Advanced proficiency in Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) such as Deltek Cobra and MPM, accounting systems such as SAP, financial systems such as Cognos

  • Experience leading a team, either as a lead, functional manager, or matrix manager

  • Experience interfacing with government audit agencies such as DCMA and DCAA, as well as Internal Audit

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $119,300 - $178,900

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 most positions.