Northrop Grumman Manager, Programs 1 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Manager, Programs 1

Requisition ID: 18010358

Location(s): United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Manager, Programs to provide objective-oriented direction and work assignment to team members utilizing management guidelines & general policies of the programs located at Oklahoma City, OK.

Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the shaping & negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

Reviews design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Leads development of new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

Provides programmatic leadership of multi-functional team to meet contractual requirements. Performs as the programmatic liaison with the customers on all program elements. Ensures Cost and schedule performance on all types contracts. Prepares and presents program plans and budgets. Develops and implements contract change proposals. Constantly works to improve contractual performance (cost, schedule & OM).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 12 years of experience in a programmatic, contractual, or logistics related field.

  • Must have previous and proven management and leadership experience.

  • Strong understanding of contract structure to ensure cost and schedule performance under both fixed price & cost contract types.

  • Proven ability to provide program status presentations to senior Management and customers.

  • Current DoD Secret clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current B-2 Program access

  • Experience with C101, NAR/ICE, and color team proposal reviews

  • Direct experience with TPV over $100M

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.

Title: Manager, Programs 1

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City

Requisition ID: 18010358