At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Project Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Rancho Bernardo, CA.
The selected candidate will support program management in executing multiple development activities.
Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, 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 project managers, line managers, and clients.
This is a high visibility role that gets to integrate vertical and horizontally across the IPT to ensure successful program execution. Be prepared to do something different and challenging every day: tackle problems, and generate solutions. Will need good communication skills permitting direct interaction with all levels of an organization, up to and including VPs.
Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 6 years of experience applying standard project management principles and practices. Proficiency in the use of the MS-Office suite and MS-Project is required along with experience in the use of Earned Value as a tool for managing project cost and schedule. An active Top Secret DoD clearance and the ability to obtain special access program access is required.
PMP certification is a plus. Experience managing program level projects is also preferred.