San Diego, California

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 a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

If this is YOU…keep reading!

The Global Surveillance Division in San Diego, CA has an exciting opportunity for a Program Planning and Scheduling Manager 3.

Specific roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Lead a team of Program Planning & Scheduling Analysts

Perform mid-year and year-end performance reviews

Provide site schedulers with day to day hands on support, mentorship, troubleshooting, and satisfying Programmatic requirements

Project management including managing multiple priorities against ambitious timelines

Function as a change agent, crafting 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 business managers in integrating project schedules with Earned Value Management

Support integrated baseline reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits

Advise on integrated project master reports

Attend site business management meetings to define schedule needs and work with Division/Sector Scheduling management on resource allocation needs

Assist Sector scheduling group in evaluating goals and objectives for site schedulers

Perform in a fast paced, frequently changing, and demand driven environment

Problem solving and decision making requiring excellent communication skills

Travel 10%, as required

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY

What We Offer:At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, and a great 401K matching program.

Basic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with 9 years of relevant experience

Hands-on experience in Program Planning / Scheduling or Cost utilizing Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software

Demonstration of a strong understanding of project management

Prior leadership experience

The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in a Business Administration or Engineering with Minimum of 9 years of hands-on experience in Program Planning / Scheduling utilizing Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software

Experience in a DOD manufacturing or engineering development environment.

Proficiency in MS Office Programs (MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word)

Familiarity with Earned Value tools (MPM, Cobra, etc.)

Experience in applying integrated cost/schedule and critical path methodologies within an Earned Value (EVMS) environment.

Experience using a Monte Carlo schedule risk simulator such as Oracle Primavera Risk Analyzer

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 US Secret level security clearance or Current, active Top Secret clearance.

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

San Diego, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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