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Transition/Project Manager

Northrop Grumman
Fort Knox, KY 40121
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

The Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking an experienced Transition/Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals to work on a Full-Service IT support contract that includes application sustainment and development, and system performance analytics for the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

As the Transition/Project Manager, you will provide oversight and leadership transitioning from the incumbent to a large team of Northrop Grumman and subcontractors. At the end of the transition period, the role will then shift toward leading projects within the contract on the program. You will be responsible for the coordination of all phases of the transition with and report to the Program Manager.

Transition/Project Manager responsibilities will include:

+ Oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
+ Review status of projects and budgets; manage schedules and prepare status reports.
+ Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
+ Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
+ Participate in the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
+ Act as primary customer contact for transition phase of the program.
+ Build a trusted relationship with the client organization members and channels the Northrop Grumman and vendor team focus on the U.S. Army Human Resources Command mission.
+ Participate in recruiting and mentoring team members for effective assimilation into the client and Northrop Grumman teams.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: **www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo**


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree and a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience; or, a Master's degree and 7 years, or a PhD and 4 years of relevant experience.
+ Experience transitioning IT support services from one contract to another.
+ Experience successfully transitioning governance and compliance of applications and systems, development and sustainment activities of applications and systems, business intelligence support, data warehouse support, data administration support, system analysis activities systems.
+ U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Secret Security clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience with correctly identifying emerging HR IT requirements and associated drivers, commercially successful HR IT products, opportunities and issues associated with HR IT custom developed and implemented solutions and customization of Commercial Off-The- Shelf (COTS) HR products.
+ Experience with DoD HR program objectives, mission requirements and associated DoD HR standard architectures.
+ Experience with U.S. Army personnel systems and workflow management processes.
+ Cloud experience.
+ Possess Project Management certifications such as PMP or equivalent Government certification.

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** : Engineering


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-07-05

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