Northrop Grumman Manager 2, Program Planning and Scheduling_Clearance Required in Redondo Beach, California
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector is seeking a Manager 2, Program Planning & Scheduling on our Schedule Management team in Redondo Beach, CA.
The manager will report into the Space Systems Division Functional Homeroom. The manager will be responsible for supporting Northrop Grumman Corporation Aerospace System (NGAS) programs across the Space Systems and Research & Technology portfolio.
Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
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:
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 make 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
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Bachelor's Degree in a Business and/or STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, or Engineering experience OR Master's degree with 3 years of Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Program Management, or Engineering experience
An Active In-scope SSBI/SCI Clearance
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
Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees, management, and executive leadership
Active, In-scope DoD Top Secret clearance and/or SSBI
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