1+ months

Principal/Sr Principal Project Management

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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 worlds 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 Grummans Advanced Systems Operating Unit (OU), operating within the Advanced Mission Capabilities (AMC) Business Unit within Airborne Multifunction Sensors (AMS) Division, is offering a unique opportunity for employees to jump-start their careers in program management in the Project Management field. This position will be located in Baltimore, Maryland. We are looking to hire a project management professional. The Advanced Systems OU is leading product line technology investments efforts, production & sustainment programs, and development programs. The OU leads capture efforts across division and organizational boundaries to drive value creation for our company and provide solutions to our customers.

**Position Summary/Responsibilities:**

Serves as liaison between Program management and planning, technical managers, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers, line managers, and customers. Potential job duties may also include, but are not limited to:

+ Working side by side with the Program Manager and Integrated Product Team (IPT) leads on all program reporting and executive level presentations.
+ Ensuring that IPT processes and products result in quality, compliant, affordable, and on-time deliverables that achieve customer satisfaction.
+ Support Facility planning and area operations for BWI sites.
+ Facilitates NCTA and Capital Projects execution, cost, schedule, milestones, and reviews.
+ Coordinates customer visits and work side by side with leaders to develop presentation, demonstration, tours, and content readiness for visits.
+ Supports OU staffing process and assists Program Managers, IPTs, Line Manager, and OU leaders with accurate and predictable resource management.
+ Implement and manage communication with OU stakeholders through organized processes and structure to ensure OU information is defined, collect, shared, and stored effectively
+ Ensures implementation of new processes and implements process improvement changes.
+ Capturing, tracking and managing meeting action items to closure.
+ Creating, maintaining, and updating meeting attendance lists and rhythm.
+ Performing/Assisting as Cost Account Manager with Technical IPT lead.
+ Adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost and schedule control methodologies and tools.
+ Adherence to all internal processes, policies and applicable industry standards.
+ Ensuring IPT understands and adheres to contract scope and manages change through control board activities.

**Basic Qualifications at the Principal Level:**

+ Bachelors degree, 6-9 years experience supporting U.S. Government contracts or project management in other industries Or 4-7 years with Master's Degree or 4 additional years experience in lieu of a college degree.
+ Proficiency with MS Office applications
+ The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions and performance.
+ The ability to identify and address program impacts through systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
+ The ability to monitor/control program plans, cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
+ Active DoD Secret clearance or higher (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain special access clearances.

**Basic Qualifications at the Sr. Principal Level:**

+ Bachelors degree and 10+ years experience supporting U.S. Government contracts or project management in other industries. Or 8+ years with a Masters Degree. 4 years additional experience in lieu of a college degree.
+ Proficiency with MS Office applications
+ The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions and performance.
+ The ability to identify and address program impacts through systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
+ The ability to monitor/control program plans, cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
+ Active DoD Secret clearance or higher (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain special access clearances.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience in program management, engineering, manufacturing or supply chain
+ Experience in Business Acquisition Process (BAP)
+ Experience working capture, development, production and/or sustainment programs
+ Proficiency with Microsoft Project
+ Cost Account Management Certification
+ Experience/Training in Earned Value Management
+ Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
+ Agile Training
+ Active DoD Top Secret Clearance (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain special access clearance
+ Active special access clearance

Salary Range: $80,100.00 - $148,800.00Salary Range 2: $0.00 - $0.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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

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Posted: 2022-04-05 Expires: 2022-07-10

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