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Senior Principal Operations Project Manager (OPM) - Capture, Proposal Lead

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector - located in Linthicum, MD - has an immediate need for a **Capture, Proposal Lead Operations Project Manager (OPM).** This individual will be reporting to the OPM Director of the Tactical Fighter Programs. The OPM must be a self-starter, self-motivated individual who can work in a fast paced environment.

**The responsibilities of an OPM include:**
Manage the execution of a proposal effort, working closely with the program, manufacturing and support functions to be able to bid the actual touch labor hours to build the hardware, as well as the support to keep the program running through its life cycle.
Achieving targeted cost and schedule requirements.
Facilitating internal meetings in a way to support design, production, and problem resolutions.
Developing and identifying risks and opportunities for all Operations scope. With the ability to be able to quantify and provide resolution.
Representing manufacturing as a subject matter expert at Non Advocate Reviews / Independent Cost Evaluations (NARICE).
Supporting and generating proposal documentation as needed to foster new work.
Creating Basis of Estimate (BOE).
Analyzing factory labor estimating tool (FLE).

The OPM candidate must possess excellent communication skills - both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills; a good problem solving mindset; and the ability to present program visibility at internal/external meetings to all levels of management including executive level.

This is not a Manager job. This is an individual contributor role.

**Basic Qualifications for a level 4 (Senior Principal):**
A Bachelor's degree and 10 years of relevant work experience or 8 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree
Experience in manufacturing and proposal work
Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement
Current Secret clearance
Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

**Preferred Qualifications:**
Masters degree in Engineering or Business Management
Experience with bases of estimates, shop order creation, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
Experience in Global Supply Chain


Salary Range: $99,200.00 - $148,800.00

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** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.


Posted: 2022-06-24 Expires: 2022-08-25

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Senior Principal Operations Project Manager (OPM) - Capture, Proposal Lead

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Baltimore, MD 21217

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