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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

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Northrop Grumman's Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking a Program Cost Control Manager 3 on our Cost Management team in Redondo Beach CA. The Program Cost Control Manager 3 will report to the SSSD Business Manager or Director and will be responsible for all project level reporting and will interface regularly with the Customer, Contracts, Human Resources, Compliance, and Security.

This position provides supervision, guidance, and development to a staff of exempt cost management analysts. This position requires thorough understanding and working knowledge of Program Management: financial CDRL deliveries, EVMS, funding analysis, proposal development, requirements, organization, team structures, planning, risk management, corrective action process, team leadership as well as broad knowledge of systems and procedures. Candidate should have understanding of financial forecasting, including AOP/LRSP, and fee sheets. Interfaces regularly with Customer, Contracts, Human Resources, Compliance, and Security. Responsible for all project level reporting, customer counterpart interface and maintaining customer relationship.

This role requires the candidate to have an active Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) and/or eligibility to acquire a Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) Clearance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Program Management, financial Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) deliveries Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), funding analysis, proposal development, requirements, organization, team structures, planning, risk management, corrective action process, and team leadership

  • An understanding of financial forecasting to include Annual Operating Plans (AOP) and Long Range Strategic Plans (LRSP), as well as fee sheets

  • Leadership and direction to a staff of cost management personnel

  • Interface with internal program/division executive leadership and customer leadership

  • A broad knowledge of aerospace/defense industry and procedures

  • Management of program business systems and coordinating monthly business processes to enable the delivery of successful products to the program and customer

  • Facilitating improvements in processes, compliance, procedures, software and Ad Hoc program activities and influence architecture requirements to improve efficiencies

  • High acumen for problem solving as this role requires the identification of issues and problems across multiple contracts in order to make recommendations to management for resolution

  • Resources planning and staffing; employee engagement, staff development, including employee goal setting, annual reviews, and issues resolution


Basic Qualifications:

  • An active DoD TS and/or SCI Clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of experience in Business Management to include Program Cost Control and Planning OR; a Master's Degree and 8 years of stated experience

  • Leadership Experience

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVMS)

  • High level of proficiency with MPM, MS Office Tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Current or previous experience working with restricted customers

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Job Category : Business Management