Schedule Planning Manager 3 - Sentinel (Secret Clearance Require to Start) Troy, Utah Roy, UT

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Sentinel Program Scheduling Manager will have accountability for implementing, updating and maintaining an Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) complaint Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) on the program. In this role, the selected manager will lead the Sentinel Scheduling Home Room organization consisting of multiple managers and individual contributors.

Responsibilities will include overseeing day-to-day scheduling operations which will rely on the processes, infrastructure, tools, and training developed and deployed by the Scheduling Manager and the team of professionals supporting them. Additionally, the Scheduling Manager will be responsible for ensuring the scheduling implementation meets reporting requirements along with providing analysis on metrics to provide insight into program performance and efficient decision making by leadership stakeholders.

This role requires the incumbent selected to have an active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance.

Sentinel Scheduling Manager responsibilities include :

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Schedule Management, Schedule Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) deliveries Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), Schedule Risk Analysis, Critical Path Analysis, Proposal Development, Program Planning, Risk Management, Corrective Action process, and team leadership

  • Leading the development, implementation, and validation of scheduling processes, infrastructure, tools, and reporting to support delivery of timely, accurate, and complete business data/information to program and segment leadership enabling effective decision making

  • Leading a team of scheduling professionals to ensure consistent scheduling practices are implemented across the Sentinel Program

  • Maintain ongoing cadence of schedule metrics to inform program leadership on matters of schedule performance

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

  • Maintaining and helping address system performance as needed with tools

  • Validating and working closely with cost manager on integration of cost and schedule

  • Overseeing multiple intermediate schedules to compile into IMS for the final deliverable

  • Address customer questions and concerns regarding the IMS

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

A successful candidate in this role will demonstrate:

  • Ability to cultivate and maintain trusted and empowered relationships with Internal Sentinel program and functional leaders and external counterparts

  • Success in flourishing in cross functional team environments mobilizing geographically distributed teams to the strategic objectives of large, complex organizations

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively both verbally, and in writing with all levels of management

  • Demonstrated success in empowering teams at the point of impact and fostering an environment of continuous learning and development

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited University with 8 years of experience in defense, aerospace, or other relevant industry, OR a Masters' degree with 6 years of stated experience

  • Leadership experience

  • Working knowledge of EVMS and IMS

  • High level of proficiency with MS Project or Primavera P6 and MS Office Tools

  • Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Special Access Programs (SAP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, master's degree in business related field or STEM field

  • Leadership experience with significant capture activities

  • Leadership experience with transition from development to production program phases

  • Experience with complex development programs with significant subcontractor or Inter/Intra company content

  • Experience with ICBM related programs and products

  • Ability to make tough, risk-based decisions and steer decisions based on evolving information

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance and additional SAP accesses. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits .

Salary Range: $125,700 - $188,500

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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