Project Management (DoD SkillBridge)
Requisition ID: R10057401 Category: Program Management Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 1 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. As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Responsibilities for this internship position are: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program. Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC. Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities. Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team. DoD SkillBridge Eligibility: * Has served at least 180 days on active duty * Is within 12 months of separation or retirement * Will receive an honorable discharge * Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS * Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months * Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship. Job Description: Serves as liaison between Program management and planning, technical managers, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with program managers, line managers, and customers. Potential job duties may also include, but are not limited to: Working side by side with the Program Manager and Integrated Product Team (IPT) leads on all program reporting and executive level presentations. Ensuring that IPT processes and products result in quality, compliant, affordable, and on-time deliverables that achieve customer satisfaction. Ensures implementation of new processes and implements process improvement changes. Capturing, tracking and managing meeting action items to closure. Creating, maintaining, and updating meeting attendance lists and rhythm. Supports Risk and Opportunity management of the IPT and program. Performing as Scrum Master for Agile team execution. Performing/Assisting as Cost Account Manager with Technical IPT lead. Adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost and schedule control methodologies and tools. Managing Government/Customer supplied property or information (GFE/CFE, etc). Management of suppliers to meet program objectives. Adherence to all internal processes, policies and applicable industry standards. Ensuring IPT understands and adheres to contract scope and manages change through control board activities. Development and adherence to plans and schedules. Basic Qualifications: Must be eligible to participate in the DoD SkillBridge program per DoDI 1322.29 Bachelor's degree, 6-9 years' experience supporting US Government contracts or project management in other industries. Or 4-7 years with Master's Degree. 4 additional years experience in lieu of a college degree. Proficiency with MS Office applications The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions and performance. The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shard, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program stakeholder needs. The ability to identify and address program impacts through systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program. The ability to monitor/control program plans, cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations. Active DoD Secret clearance or higher (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain special access clearances. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in program management, engineering, manufacturing or supply chain Experience working development, production and/or sustainment programs Proficiency with Microsoft Project Cost Account Management Certification Experience/Training in Earned Value Management Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Agile Training Scrum Master Experience/Training Active DoD Top Secret Clearance (granted or renewed within the last 6 years) and ability to obtain special access clearance Active special access clearance Salary Range: $80,100 USD - $120,100 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. US 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.