Manager Program Planning 2 Melbourne, 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 opening for a Manager of Program Planning 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Aeronautics organization. This leadership role is located in Melbourne, FL.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems - Schedule Management organization is seeking a Program Planning & Scheduling Manager for a restricted program.

The manager will also be responsible for preparing, developing and coordinating the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives.

They will also ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including program management, engineering, manufacturing, quality, contracts, cost, and finance.

The Manager's roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage a small team of Program Planning & Scheduling Analysts.

Perform mid-year and year-end performance reviews.

Develop direct team knowledge and depth.

Prepares, develops and coordinates the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives.

Ensures program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated.

Provides weekly status and reporting.

Conducting Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits.

Implements scheduling best practices as prescribed by industry to include, but not limited to:

DCMA 14-point


NDIA EIA-748 32 Guidelines

Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Critical Path Methodology (CPM)

Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA)

Schedule Performance and Health Metrics and Analysis

Ability to perform detailed schedule, resource, work, and cost analysis and provide recommendations to solve problems.

Ability to create presentation content and present to various levels of leadership

Ability to effectively work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and the Program/Project Manager

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a Business and/or STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 7 years of Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, or Engineering experience OR Master's degree with 5 years of Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, or Engineering experience

An Active In-scope DoD Secret Clearance

Ability to obtain Program Access Required (PAR)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Microsoft Project Server environment

Knowledge of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development; Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) approach and execution

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: $102,500 - $153,700

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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