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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 3 to support the Operations Program Management organization in Sunnyvale, CA.
The Operations Program Manager (OPM) department manages all phases of program manufacturing from inception through completion. The OPM group is responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of manufacturing scope on both development, LRIP and production programs. The OPM leads and coordinates manufacturing activity across the program life cycle, from capture/proposal through execution/production and contract closeout. The OPM coordinates the preparation of operating budgets and manufacturing plans. They act as the primary customer/PM contact for all manufacturing activities, leading program review sessions with customer/PM to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. The OPM establishes high level manufacturing milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, and identifies problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing specifications. They coordinate the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, financial, and administrative areas.
The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual manufacturing requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements. The individual will lead a multi-program organization aligned to common manufacturing performance goals.
Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of manufacturing programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:
Cultivating internal customer relationships.
Developing long term strategic planning, and development of proposals and business plans.
Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives on manufacturing scope.
Measuring and reporting program performance.
Delivering presentations to executive management and other program stakeholders.
Participate in the creation, review and finalization of the manufacturing Statement of Work.
Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements.
Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines.
Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools.
Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning.
Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.).
Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards.
Ensuring Operations team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities.
Development and adherence to master plans and schedules.
Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization.
Salary Range: $141,300 USD - $211,900 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave
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Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Part time policy
Short term disability
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