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Northrop Grumman Project Management in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

The Project Manager will work within the Electronic Warfare & Targeting (EW&T) Business Unit of the Navigation, Targeting & Survivability (NT&S) Division. The Project Manager will report directly to the Manger, Business Operations and support the Business Unit in a variety of Project Management roles and responsibilities.

This **Project Management position will be immersed in all phases of projects from inception through completion and must be a strong and versatile candidate with a high degree of motivation for developing a multi-disciplinary perspective and skill set. This individual will serve as liaison between program management, functional teams, project teams, and line management. The individual will be a key contributor to the completion of organizational projects and goals by developing mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving. Position includes both project management (technical, financial and schedule) for execution of on-going projects as well as support to new business capture for the EW&T Business Unit.

Primary responsibilities for the Project Manager will include but are not limited to:

  • NCTA project coordination, planning, and tracking

  • Capital and facilities project management

  • Acting as Point of Contact (POC) for project review sessions to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance

  • Establishing milestones and monitoring adherence to master plans and schedules, identifying project problems and developing solutions such as allocation of resources

  • Budgeting, forecasting, and management of OU expenses

  • Preparation of data-based business cases for Vice President

  • Preparation of metrics and internal progress reports

  • Improvements to existing business systems and tools

  • Business unit process improvement initiatives

  • Interdepartmental coordination and other special projects

  • Support for IPRS process adherence and generation for the BU

  • Support coordination and generation of the monthly Business Unit Review

  • Various other tasks and objectives as in support of the Program Management team and the Business Unit Vice President

**This is an individual contributor role


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of related academic and professional experience Or Master's Degree and 1 years' of related experience.

  • Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of management and individual contributors.

  • Demonstrated success in leading teams with or without direct authority

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Analytical thinking, detailed planning ability.

  • Ability to travel domestically.

  • U.S citizen and ability to obtain US Government Secret clearance. Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience supporting electronic warfare and/or targeting products

  • SAP Proficiency

  • Financial planning and/or CAM experience

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint and Confluence

  • Experience with business case analysis

  • Prior working experience working with Facilities and/or experience managing Capital projects 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Program Management