Sentinel GN&C Supplier Management Team Program Manager 2(11334)

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Roy, UT

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    Position summary

    hrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a GN&C Integration and Test SMT Program Manager 2 in support of the Sentinel program. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure. This position is located in Roy, UT. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

    What You'll Get To Do

    As the SMT Manager, you will oversee a dynamic cross functional SMT by providing Program Management leadership and direction in support of multi-million-dollar major subcontracts. The SMT includes contributors from multiple organizations:

    • SMT Lead
    • Global Supply Chain (GSC)
    • Mission Assurance (MA)
    • Production
    • Engineering
    • Business Management
    • Various support functions.

    As the SMT Lead, you possess the following competencies:

    • Identifies and controls all subcontract management activities and processes that integrate supplier interdependencies throughout the program's life cycle.
    • Fosters collaboration among team members and between teams.
    • Applies knowledge, insights, and understanding of business and/or financial concepts, tools, and processes to support Subcontract decisions, actions, and performance corrections.
    • Identifies and addresses subcontract impacts through a proactive systematic approach and promptly resolve conflicts across all levels of the subcontract.
    • Supports and monitors a Technical Performance Baseline, to compare key subcontract technical performance measures, assess product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.
    • The ability to understand elements of the Design, Manufacturing, Assembly, Integration and Test processes.
    • Identify and address impacts through a systematic and proactive approach to Risk and Opportunity Management.
    • Communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves issues across all functional elements within the SMT, including the supplier.
    • Manages and balances communications with stakeholders through organized and disciplined processes ensuring that Subcontract information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored, and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets Subcontract and stakeholder needs while protecting the company's contractual rights.
    • Effectively manages/administrates subcontracts through a broad set of skills, toolsets, processes, and government regulations.
    • Addresses subcontract uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward-looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling, manages, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the life cycle of the Subcontract.
    • Effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all the work required and only the work required, is performed.

    Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Oversee and provide financial control and maintenance of budgets including EVMS metrics (specifically IPMDAR evaluation and reviewing leading/lagging metrics and how they can be applied to performance management) and Variance Explanations as a Control Account Manager for your supplier.
    • Prepares and manages schedules and prepares status reports on the health of the projects.
    • Interprets schedules from suppliers to understand impact on program schedule and milestones.
    • Addresses subcontract uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward-looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling, manages, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the life cycle of the Subcontract.
    • Key leader in developing and reviewing Supplier Statements of Work (SSOWs).
    • Develops and maintains Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
    • Review supplier proposal responses, including performing technical evaluations, reviewing supplier Basis of Estimates (BOEs), overall proposal quality reviews, and attending proposal related reviews.
    • Effectively plans, defines, establishes, communicates, monitors, and controls scope by establishing and controlling changes to the Subcontract Baseline.
    • Analyzes changes to balance technical, cost, schedule, quality requirements and develops alternatives that address program needs and expectations.
    • Prepares higher level management briefings and develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and tools for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and customers.
    • Manages labor and material dollars across multiple contracts for Support Equipment EVMS weekly and monthly deliverables.

    As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    • 401k
    • Educational Assistance
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    • Paid Time Off
    • Health & Wellness Resources
    • Employee Discounts

    This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

    You'll Bring These Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree with 6 years related experience or a Master's degree and 4 years related experience.
    • At least one year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule.
    • One year Experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and/or large supplier management portfolio experience in other industries.
    • Active Secret Security Clearance.

    These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

    • Two years' experience managing multiple projects concurrently in meeting customer requirements / expectations.
    • Experience managing cross functional teams, leading projects, budgets, and schedules.
    • The qualified candidate must be customer-focused with proven leadership skills and excellent communication skills.
    • Project / Program Management skills (proposal creation, scheduling, budget tracking).
    • Proven ability to deliver effective communication verbally, written, and through well-crafted presentations across all levels of an organization.
    • Ability to demonstrate independent creative thinking and problem-solving capabilities.
    • Manage multiple projects concurrently in meeting customer requirements/expectations.
    • Experience managing a Major Subcontract (in either a supply chain, SMT, or program management role).
    • Experience with specific tools available for Subcontract management associated with the terms and conditions of the Subcontract (Award Fee/incentive fee flow downs, supplier assessment/evaluation, Corrective Action Requests, Letters of Concern, etc.).
    • Financial experience in EVMS or similar cost and schedule management systems.
    • Proficiency in driving programmatic battle rhythm.

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    Salary Range: $127,700 - $191,500

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.