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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Sr. Principal Military Trainer - Collective Trainer Lead

Northrop Grumman
Fort Riley, KS 66442
As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD Skillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

- Has served at least 180 days on active duty

- Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

- Will receive an honorable discharge

- Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

- Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

- Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as **Senior Principal Military Trainer - Collective Trainer Lead** . The location of this position is at **Fort Riley, Kansas** . The Lead Collective Trainer for the Fort Riley, Kansas Mission Training Complex: responsible to plan, coordinate, prepare, and conduct battle staff exercises (STAFFEX), Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) workshops, command post exercises (CPXs), staff / Tactical Command Post proficiency training, Senior Officer & Warfighter seminars, and other supporting events at the battalion, brigade, and division level. The candidate shall develop home station training support packages and supporting scenarios that are relevant to the operating environment of the training unit, which will focus on the art and science of mission command. Provide over-the-shoulder and observer/coach/trainer support to the training unit, battalion through division level, from the initial planning conference through the final After Action Reviews (AAR). Upon completion of unit training; create, compile and lead an AAR to enhance and improve the capabilities of the training unit. Able to perform duties as HICOM and/or EXCON OIC employing relevant scripted and dynamic master scenario event list injects in a fluid tactical environment and IAW unit training objectives.


**Basic Qualifications:**

Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience or Master's Degree with 8 years' experience
Must have a thorough understanding of the Army's MCIS and their inter-dependencies with other WfF systems
Ability to train individuals on the Military Decision Making Process and command post functions and operations
Ability to conduct IPRs to schedule and tailor unit training and forecast requirements for upcoming progressive events
An Secret Clearance
Must have served previously as a battalion commander and served as either a military instructor at a center of excellence, or as a CTC Observer/Coach/Trainer

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29
Graduate degree preferred
Served as an instructor at the Maneuver or the Mission Command Center of Excellence
Possess a Top Secret SCI clearance
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and ability to correspond and communicate with senior military lead
Brigade or higher staff officer experience

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** : Technical Support


Posted: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2020-12-24

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