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Northrop Grumman Program Control Manager 2 in Sierra Vista, Arizona

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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) sector is currently seeking experienced Program Control Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse professionals in Sierra Vista, Arizona . The Program Control Manager is responsible for supporting multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure successful completion of highly complex, multi-year advanced technology projects to their committed delivery dates within budgeted cost.


  • Providing a primary interface between Program Business Operations and Program Management, including the Customer Program Office

  • Employing Northrop Grumman system description compliant Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) practices to direct the establishment and maintenance of cost and schedule baselines and forecasts that meet the program and company requirements and are integrated with the program statement of work (SOW), and other program planning documents

  • Directing the development, implementation and execution of the program business rhythm through training, coordination and facilitation of CAMs, Finance and Program Planning personnel

  • Directing the execution of an earned value management system compliant with Northrop Grumman internal system description standards to include organizing the work, developing cost and schedule baselines, updating forecasts, performing monthly analysis, and managing scope change control

  • Supporting integrated program reporting and variance analysis for explaining and interpreting impact of results against program baseline plans/forecast and facilitate the tracking and implementation of corrective/preventative actions

  • Presenting program EVMS status to project management as well as internal management financial performance reviews

  • Leading the IPTs and CAMs in preparing for and participating in Integrated Baseline Reviews and follow-up surveillance and audits

  • Supporting proposal efforts and other duties as required


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of business management experience

  • Masters' degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of business management experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience leading diverse teams or projects

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in Sierra Vista, Arizona

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with baseline planning and scheduling, forecasting and estimating, and/or cost/schedule integration techniques, including subcontractor integration

  • Experience in critical path analysis, program management reports, risk management tracking and/or corrective action plans

  • Industry standard accounting, project scheduling and cost management software tools such as Cobra, Open Plan, MS Project, Acumen, Costpoint, and/or Cognos.

  • Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) training, preparation and conducting.

  • Experience with Joint and/or Internal Surveillance Reviews (JSR/ISR) and resulting Corrective Action Requests and Plans (CARs/CAPs).

  • Supporting program surveillance reviews and oversight.

  • Controlling major subcontractors with compliant earned value systems requirements and Integrated Program Management Report deliverables.

  • Leadership of proposal and change activity with subsequent integration into the PMB.

  • Development and maintenance of process documentation.

  • Program Management (PMP) and/or Earned Value Management Certification (EVP)

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Job Category : Business Management