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Northrop Grumman Deputy Program Manager, Level 1 in Sunnyvale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 are making history.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is looking for a Deputy Program Manager, Level 1 to support the Machinery Systems Operating Unit.

The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will support leading a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

Deputy Program Managers are responsible for supporting leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are supporting the Program Manager with the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

  • Measuring and reporting program performance

  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders

  • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements

  • Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools

  • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)

  • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives

  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards

  • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities

  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules

  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years, or Master's and 3 years' experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries

  • 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

  • Outstanding PC skills (including MS Excel, Project, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience presenting program/technical status to internal and customer executives

  • Ability to sustain in demanding program execution environments

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; Advanced Degree in Engineering, Business Management and/or equivalent

  • Marine Propulsion Design, Manufacturing and Test Experience

  • Technical interface experience with technical customers and manufacturing suppliers

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Program Management

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