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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Northrop Grumman
Job Site Location

Chandler, AZ 85286
Job Description

Northrup Grumman is currently seeking an experienced Program Manager to provide leadership for Flight Test and Integration of multiple configurations of Ground-Based Missile Defense (GMD) vehicles.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The Program Manager will be responsible for managing Flight Test Execution, Cybersecurity, Requirement Implementation, Hardware Design upgrades and qualification. This position includes interface with production and Engineering integrated product teams (IPTs) and has responsibility for Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost, and technical execution of new and existing products under the GMD organization.

Job Duties:

  • Program Execution:

+ Establish and clearly communicate overall program objectives, mission, vision, and strategy

+ Ensure program-wide focus on safety, reliability, cost, and schedule, and adequacy of systems, procedures, and people for long-term success

  • Schedule Management:

+ Develop an integrated master plan for areas of responsibility

+ Perform program risk assessments and proactively identify opportunities for avoidance or mitigation

  • Financial Performance:

o Develop and manage program budgets

o Conduct formal EAC reviews and forecast financial performance

o Perform program risk assessments and proactively identify opportunities for avoidance or mitigation

  • Company-Customer Interface:

+ Represent Northrup Grumman and the GMD team in meetings and management boards with Boeing and Missile Defense Agency

+ Represent the customer to Northrup, understanding the needs and requirements of the customer, and integrating this understanding into program execution and business strategy

+ Service the customer (executing the program and resolving issues in accordance with business objectives, strategy, legal requirements, regulations, contract terms, and company policies)

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 10 years experience and a Bachelors degree in Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of work experience in a production development and qualification, with a proven track record of meeting customer expectations, schedule targets, and budget commitments
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years directly related experience in project management (experience may overlap with experience above)
  • Direct internal as well as external customer interface experience
  • Verbal and written communications with all levels of management
  • Experience developing project cost and schedules and managing efforts via EVMS
  • Exceptional leader of a multi-disciplined teams
  • Extensive experience creating and delivering presentations to customers and senior leadership teams
  • Thorough understanding of design standards, procurement processes, and configuration management
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Multi-disciplinary engineering experience or system engineering experience

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (BS)

+ U.S. Citizen

+ Able to obtain security clearance

+ Ability to Travel Occasionally (6-8 trips/year)

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.

Job Category : Program Management


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