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Site Operations Project Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

At 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.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Manager of Project Management 3 based out of the Redondo Beach, CA location.

As a key leader, the Site Operations Project Manager will provide leadership in a high performing team and will be responsible for executing, monitoring, and reporting on the progress of critical projects within a portfolio that enable the successful execution of Space programs at Space Park. The qualified candidate will have demonstrated success leading a team within cost and schedule requirements of a project. The position requires a solution-based philosophy and the demonstrated ability to develop practical execution plans in a dynamic and complex environment. Candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of solving complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information and data resulting in effective communication, collaboration, and implementation of a strong operational foundation with a diverse set of internal and external customers and suppliers. Strong leadership characteristics are essential as this role implements strategies to meet or exceed cost, schedule, and performance objectives. This position requires a candidate with strong organizational and decision-making skills with the ability to lead in an environment of continuous change. This position requires the ability to report out at the Director level including status, planning, risks, opportunities, schedule, cost and execution. Collaboration with programs and functional leaders to develop and nurture a highly competent and engaged team that delivers on commitments and embodies "best culture" is essential.
A successful candidate in this role will be interested/energized by and able to:

  • Navigate ambiguity and develop a systemic approach and strategy to address and solve problems
  • Build relationships and effectively listen and communicate to influence, and ensure accountability across a network of stakeholders
  • Analyze and make recommendations around business challenges based on data and metrics
  • Engage with all employees up through executive leaders to understand requirements and expectations, and inspire a retentive team culture
  • Attend and/or lead project meetings and provide status including presenting operations status to site leadership
  • Define, adjust, and hold team accountable to the organizational operating rhythm, goals and initiatives
  • Oversee execution of key strategic projects and deliverables; engaging all relevant stakeholders to ensure success - establishing needed partnerships, developing program plans, and driving accountability for performance
  • Ensure consistency and clarity in adhering to processes and procedures.
  • Integrate metrics, develop, and refine dashboards, leverage and embrace digital transformation opportunities to streamline procedures and processes
  • Deliver presentations to customers, executive leadership and other program stakeholders
  • Identify, allocate and manage project resources, including workforce planning
  • Ensure adherence to master plans and schedules
  • Conduct thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realizationBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree and 9+ years, or Master's Degree and 7+ years experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
    • 3+ years of experience in a Program/Project Management or Integration role
    • Active, current DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance required to start
    • Ability to obtain and retain SCI clearances
    • Demonstrated experience in applying the following principles:
      • Business Acumen: The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of decisions, actions, and performance of a project
      • Issue & Problem Resolution: The ability to identify and address project impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
      • Planning, Scheduling & Earned Value: The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
      • Demonstrated executive level presentation and communication skillsPreferred Qualifications:
        • Aerospace industry experience
        • DoD Top Secret Clearance and SCI
        • Site Operations management experience
        • Facility/construction/space planning experience
        • Managing programs in excess of $5M Salary Range: $145,500 USD - $181,900 USD

          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 .

          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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach , Site Operations Project Manager, Professions , Redondo Beach, California

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