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Northrop Grumman Mgr Programs 3 in San Diego, California

Northrop Grumman, Mission Systems is looking for a Manger, Programs Level 3 to support the CREW Operating Unit of the Communications business unit. This position is located in the Spectrum Center area of San Diego, CA. The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

Program Managers are responsible for coordination and management of all phases of execution, from inception (proposal development) through completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Adherence to all internal processes for Program Management

Leading and directing a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT)

Completion and tracking of the Contract Requirements Traceability Matrix

Development and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)

Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies and tools

Submission of program performance in internal reporting systems (i.e. IPRS)

Coordination of Contract Change Board activities internally and with the customer, to include Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)

Government Property (GFE, CFE, etc.) tracking and management

Development and delivery of presentations to customers, management, and other program stakeholders

Knowledge and execution of a variety of proposal and contract types (FFP, CPFF)

Proposal development / capture planning and strategy

Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work

Negotiation and establishment of schedule milestones, payment, and other key contract terms and conditions.

Development of customer relationships and cultivation of customer intimacy


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and8 years, or Master's and6 years' experience managing Department of Defense, Government contracts, or project management in other industries.

Experience executing Firm Fixed Price Production Contracts

Experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager.

Demonstrated success aligning teams, organizations or employee resource groups to achieve a common goal.

The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance.

The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program and stakeholder needs.

The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the program.

The ability to effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all of the work required and only the work required is performed.

Active Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with high volume production of complicated software defined radio products

Manufacturing experience with RF, digital and power supply electronics

Experience with standup/operation of contractor depot

Experience with risk and opportunity management, with focus on cost reduction implementation in a high volume production environment

Experience with Contract Manufacturers

Ability to influence/select IRAD or internal investment in product improvement

The ability to establish and apply a technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.

The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives.

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Job Category : Program Management