Category: Business Management
Location: Palmdale, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 2

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems, builds and delivers aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history. Come be a part of our mission! Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a Business Management Manger based out of Palmdale, CA. What You’ll get to Do: Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one functional area in the Business Management job family. Manage all efforts relating to cost &schedule baselines including:
Ensure timely input to Workforce Planning of project headcount projections on a monthly basis
Project management including managing multiple priorities against ambitious timelines
Function as a change agent, creating an environment of trust, compliance, continuous improvement and learning
Support/coordinate internal and external surveillance audits
Ensure full compliance with corporate policies, with particular focus on implementation of the Northrop Grumman Earned Value Management System
Provide support to bids, bid reviews, and internal projects
Advise program, business, and other functional managers in integrating project Schedules & Cost with
Earned Value Management
Support integrated baseline (IBR) reviews
Advise on integrated project master reports
Attend site business management meetings to define Cost & Schedule needs and work with Operations EV Planning management on resource allocation needs
Perform in a fast paced, frequently changing, and demand driven environment
Problem solving and decision making requiring excellent communication skills
Develop, mentor and train Cost Planning personnel and provide regular performance feedback
Ensure proper staffing balance of employees and consultants
Operate within established budgets

Additional Northrop Grumman Information: Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world. Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve. Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with 10+ years of Business/Program Management experience.
5+ years of hands-on experience in Program Planning / Scheduling utilizing MPMt or similar Cost Management software
Demonstration of a strong understanding of project management
Proficiency in MS Office Programs (MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word)
3 or more years of Leadership Experience
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a DOD manufacturing or engineering development environment
Familiarity with Earned Value tools (MPM, Cobra, etc.)
Experience in applying integrated cost/schedule methodologies within an Earned Value (EVMS) environment
Familiarity with the NDIA’s Planning and Scheduling
Excellence Guide.
Experience in Aerospace and/or Defense programs and familiarity with Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR).
Current/Active clearance.

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.Tracking

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