Northrop Grumman Program Manager 2 (UK and Trainer Programs) in Sunnyvale, California
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Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 2 to support the Launcher Systems Operating Unit. This position will be responsible for overseeing the United Kingdom and Trainer Programs, and can be peformed in either our Sunnyvale, CA location, or our Cape Canaveral, Florida location.
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.
Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.
Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.
Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.
Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
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
Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning
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
Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical discipline and minimum 9 years Project Planning/Program Management experience in a DoD Environment
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships
Outstanding PC skills (including MS Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a secret clearance
Direct Fleet Ballistic Missile and Trident Launcher experience
9 years directly related to Program Management
Advanced degree in Engineering or Business Management
Active Secret Clearance
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Job Category : Program Management