Manager Business Management 3Palmdale, CA

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 Business Management 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our sector. This leadership role is located in Palmdale, CA or Melbourne, FL and is required to be onsite.

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!

Essential Functions:

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

  • Coordinate and lead all business management functions including contracts, pricing, proposal development, accounting, program planning & financial control, financial planning and program scheduling

  • Provide financial business analysis and reporting with the ability to clearly communicate with senior management as it relates to financial program status and analyses

  • Partner with the program leadership team to develop/manage financial goals, establish and implement capture strategies, manage NCTA and capital investments

  • Develop proposals from draft RFP to award, including review of RFP, FAR clauses, coordination with subcontractor flow-downs, basis of estimates, indirect rates, pricing strategies, cash management, negotiation strategy and oversight, and presenting to Senior Management.

  • Provide business oversight and oversee contract negotiation strategies for assigned business

  • Coordinate cost and schedule analyses and preparation of reports to ensure contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon cost and schedule parameters and government cost control guidelines.

  • Manage risks with multiple contract types from both an execution and financial perspective.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in leading a diverse team as well as the ability to promote the professional development of the business management workforce, fostering a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around ethics and integrity, employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

The candidate will maintain the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics. The position requires some travel to customer and other off-site locations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and 9+ years of related Aerospace Industry experience, or a Masters degree and 7+ years.

  • 4+ years' experience in US Government contracts along with 2+ years of Leadership experience, either leading direct reports or integrated product teams

  • Experience with all aspects/phases of Business Management in developing and managing financial goals and overseeing monthly financial reporting

  • Experience coordinating and leading a business functional area (i.e., Contracts, Cost & Schedule, Pricing & Estimating, Compliance, etc.)

  • The ability to travel 10+% of the time

  • Active Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and 9+ years of related aerospace industry experience

  • Experience with proposal development and negotiation is desired.

  • Working level knowledge of the Strike program is preferred

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: $125,700 - $224,000

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.