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Director 2 - AMP Space Vehicle Program Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10091754Category: Program ManagementLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SCITelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availablePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) has an opening for a Director 2 - AMP Space Vehicle Program Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA., and report directly to the Advanced Mission Programs Vice President & Program Manager.The Space Vehicle Project Manager leads all AMP Space Vehicle (SV) activities, spanning from conceptual design, proposal preparation, detailed design, manufacturing and test, technical support of Vehicle integration and test, and technical support of operational systems. The Space Vehicle Project Manager must be able to drive execution, strive for operational efficiencies and affordability, develop talent and build strong teams, lead change, solve complex technical problems, be agile to evolving customer needs, and drive growth across the portfolio and enterprise. The Space Vehicle Project Manager will report directly to the Advanced Mission Programs Vice President & Program Manager.Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:Establishing and executing the SV cost, schedule and technical baselines to design, build, integrate and deliver flight hardware. SV is fully incorporated into the AMP program management, planning, control, and metrics processesCost, schedule, and technical management of all Space Vehicle elements, as well as ensuring technical execution and process compliance for all Vehicle Engineering disciplines supporting AMP.Identifying and realizing opportunities to reduce cost and improve processes to realize current contract and future affordable systemsSecuring RFPs, preparing proposals, negotiating and definitizing contractsLeading and managing a project team of > 500 people across multiple simultaneous program phases (conceptual design through support to operations)Managing the production of a wide variety and large quantity of Space Vehicle mechanical and electrical hardware, firmware and software for multiple integrated diverse vehicle systemsDirecting the management of a broad set of Space Vehicle component suppliersMeeting all security, organizational conflict of interest, export control, protection of proprietary information, and risk and opportunity management processesClosely coordinating and collaborating with stakeholders: AMP Program Office, peer AMP Project Managers, AMP support organizations (Business Development, Security, HR, IT Solutions, Legal), Space Systems business units, NG Space functional area counterparts (Engineering, Global Supply Chain, etc.), senior level customers, technical advisors, and subject matter experts, suppliers, and Executives.In order to be successful in this role, you will require the following key attributes:Exceptional leadership and teambuilding skillsExcellent communication skills and ability to effectively interact with the customer, program management, business unit and supply base executives and functional managementWilling and able to travel as requiredBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with 10 years of space hardware project and program management experience5 years experience in a management roleExperience with flight hardware/firmware/software integrationExperience with spacecraft subsystem and/or system level test definition and executionActive SCI clearance; or Active Top Secret clearance with recent SSBIPreferred Qualifications:Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)Master's degree in an engineering or technical disciplineProven experience in delivering complex space vehicle flight hardwareProven ability to lead a high performing team with evidence of being able to create an inclusive work environment that attracts, retains, and inspires diverse and engaged teamsExceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) across all levels of the organizationSpace craft activation and operations experienceEarned value management of complex multi-layer projectsProficient with executive presentations and communication skillsSubcontract Management experienceNorthrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsFlexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of workSalary Range: $244,900 USD - $367,300 USDEmployees 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 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.

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