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Northrop Grumman Program Cost Control Manager 3 (TS and/or SCI Clearance Required to Start) Redondo Beach, CA in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today .

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Program Cost Manager 3 on our Cost Management team in Redondo Beach, CA. The Program Cost Manager 3 will report into the Business Management Program Manager or the Business Management Director.

This position provides supervision, guidance, and development to a staff of 12+ exempt cost management analysts within the Payload Integrated Product Team (IPT) and will require strong leadership competency interfacing with the Customer, Contracts, Human Resources, Compliance, and Security. This individual is responsible for all project level reporting and will need to have a clear understanding of financial forecasting including Annual Operating Plan (AOP0, Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP), and fee sheets.

Responsibilities require a thorough understanding and working knowledge of Program Management to include:

  • Financial Critical Design Review (CDR)L deliveries

  • Earned Value Management (EVMS)

  • Funding Analysis

  • Proposal development and requirements

  • Organization, Planning and Risk Management

  • Corrective action process and team leadership

  • Strong communication and high degree of presentation skill to upper management

  • Ability to identify issues and problems across multiple contracts and make recommendations to management for resolution

This position requires the incumbent to possess a Department of Defense (DoD) active Top Secret (TS) security clearance and/or access to Special Compartmentalized Information (SCI).


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and years 10 years of experience in Business Administration, Business Finance or Accounting to include Cost Control OR; a Master's Degree and 8 years of stated experience

  • Active DoD TS and/or SCI Clearance

  • Leadership experience

  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVMS)

  • High level of proficiency in MPM, MS Office Tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Current or previous experience working with restricted customer

  • Experience with Northrop Grumman Space Systems reporting tools

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Job Category : Business Management