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Principal Project Manager- OKC

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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.Our Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Project Manager to join our growing team in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Our Lifecycle Sustainment and Modernization Solutions (LSMS) team is seeking a Principal Project Manager to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. You will become part of a Northrop Grumman team of professionals who are actively developing sustainment solutions for the E-3 AWACS platform. These solutions consist of engineering, reverse engineering, and logistics solution efforts to solve complex obsolescence problems and ensure warfighter supportability. We are seeking cleared or clearable Project Manager for a critical role in our organization to be responsible for program integration and project lead on projects within an Integrated Product Team (IPT), to include technical planning, requirements development and tracking, system integration, risk management, logistics support, parts obsolescence, cybersecurity, reliability / maintainability, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. This person will coordinate project team efforts to ensure on time deliverables.Responsibilities:

  • Oversees 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
  • Supports proposal development / capture planning and strategic planning
  • Develops customer relationships and customer intimacy
  • Develops and adherence to Integrated Master Schedules (IMS)
  • Tracks and prepares project deliverables, coordinating individual contributor input to ensure on time delivery
  • Captures and distributes meeting recordsBasic Qualifications:
    • Must have at least one of the following:
      • A Bachelor's degree with 6 years of project management experience
      • A Master's degree with 4 years of experience supporting Aerospace, Department of Defense, Government contracts, or project management experience
      • Must be a US Citizen and have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
      • Must be able to work on-site in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
      • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of the organization having excellent presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications:
        • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher)
        • Experience working within an Integrated Product Team (IPT)
        • Experience with Risk Management, Return to Green (RTG) plans, and Scheduling cross functional activities
        • Experience with earned value management
        • Experience with Air Force customers and aerospace industry
        • Experience and detailed knowledge of Air Force Technical Orders (e.g., System, Commodity, inspection, repair, and overhaul, Illustrated Parts Breakdown)
        • Highly experienced using Microsoft (MS) Office products to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Project
        • Ability, once acclimated, to perform tasks autonomously with minimal oversight/supervision as needed
        • Experience using the following Web applications/Software programs: SharePoint; Teamcenter, etc.NGLinkedDSSalary Range: $68,600 USD - $85,800 USD Salary Range 2: $0 USD - $10,300 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. U.S. 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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