P/L Lead Director 1 - Remote Sensing Business Unit

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum, MD
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10049888 Category: Program Management Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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. The P/L Lead role is to lead and execute the development of a new space payload system and associated interfaces that include space craft, comms and mission unique elements of the ground. The selected candidate will report to the Director of the Passive Sensor Programs Operating Unit (OU) and serve as a key member of the OU leadership team. The successful candidate will lead the execution of the current contract through delivery, lead the proposal and negotiation of follow-on portions of the contract, and strategically position Northrop Grumman to have continued business opportunities in this mission area. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of managing large programs in a restricted access program environment. The position also requires proven program management skills, strategic planning and business execution capabilities, as well as the ability to work collaboratively across a large corporate enterprise. The selected individual must be able to interact with and influence executive level management and communicate effectively with both oral and written presentations. Program Directors are responsible for coordination and management of all phases of program execution, from inception through completion. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Manage and monitor the working of the various functional organizations supporting the program. Support the various internal and external program and pursuit reviews throughout the organization. Lead the development of proposals. Conduct regular meetings with team to discuss issues, concerns and resolution. Work in compliance with company policies and procedures. Partner with business development and business management to maximize investments to develop growth opportunities. Closely coordinates with Quality and Mission Engineering, Security, IT and Facilities to ensure efficient support of the program. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Management, Operations or related technical fields with a minimum of 10 years of program management experience; or 14 years of related experience in lieu of degree. Proven communication skills both verbal and written Current Top Secret Clearance, with SSBI adjudicated within the past 5 years Understanding of technical, cost, schedule impacts on a program and be able to adjudicate at reviews, ECP signoffs, and assess the technical impacts Understanding of business development and capture strategies Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to lead a large, geographically diverse organization Knowledge of space systems development best practices and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations implementing best practices Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style Excels at operating at a fast pace, diverse environment Open to direction and collaborative work style; commitment to get the job completed Prior Space Development and Production Experience Experience managing medium to large subcontracts Salary Range: $189,200 USD - $283,800 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.

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