Northrop Grumman Program Cost Control Analyst 4, Earned Value Specialist in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Sector is seeking an Earned Value Specialist 4 in our Space division for our Redondo Beach, CA facility.

The Earned Value Specialist 4, Program Cost Control Analyst will report to the Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) team, as a member will be responsible for supporting programs for compliance with EVMS requirements, training and program implementation support.

Essential Functions:

Provide direct support to the Program Management Office and Control Account Managers on the planning and implementation of Earned Value Management Systems Processes to ensure compliance across Space Division

Earned Value Management Systems liaison with customers, government oversight agencies, and program offices

Direct involvement in the streamlining of processes, tools, and best practices

Develop and facilitate Earned Value Management Systems training courses for all of the Space Division program personnel

Facilitate and conduct internal Earned Value Management Systems compliance reviews on programs in line with a data driven approach to ensure the integration and synchronization of cost and schedule Earned Value Management data

Conduct Earned Value Management Systems compliance reviews (Internal Baseline Reviews/Joint Surveillance Reviews) on assigned programs with Defense Contract Management Agency and other government oversight agencies

Work closely with cross functional teams and departments to develop close working relationships that foster the sharing of best practices to maintain compliance

Assist in deep dives and strike team actions, evaluates program office processes leading to recommendations for implementation of corrective actions

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be self-starter with excellent organization and prioritization skills; and exceptional oral and written communication skills.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 10 years business management or project control experience; OR 8 years' experience with MastersWorking knowledge of Microsoft Project and/or Deltek Microframe Project Manager (MPM)Proficiency in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of American National Standards Institute/Electronic; Industries Alliance standards 748 (ANSI EIA 748 Guidelines and Intent Guide Direct experience with DI-MGMT-81650, DI-MGMT-81466(A), and DI-MGMT81861 (current version)

Knowledge of Planning & Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG), MIL-STD- 881 (current version), Over Target Baseline (OTB) and Over Target Schedule (OTS) Guide, and usage of EVMS Gold and White card

Working knowledge of SAP and Business Warehouse (BW)

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