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Republic Of Korea Global Hawk Deputy Program Manager 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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.
Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.
The Deputy Program Manager is responsible for supporting the Program Manager in leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of the Republic of Korea Global Hawk Contractor Logistics Support program and include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to ensure program meets customer/contractual requirements for quality, cost, and schedule, maintaining compliance with regulatory, policy, and host country laws and regulations

  • Identifying risks, developing mitigation plans and monitoring progress of actions, utilizing metrics and taking corrective actions as needed

  • Achieving high customer satisfaction and employee engagement ratings

  • Hiring and managing on-site Contractor Logistics Support team located in Republic of Korea

  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community

  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans

  • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations

  • Leading and directing cross-functional and cross-sector Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

  • Measuring and reporting program performance

  • Delivering presentations to US and foreign customers, executive management and other program stakeholders

  • Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions

  • Supporting software sustainment and implementation activities for new capabilities

  • Proposal development / capture planning and strategy

  • Development and Implementation of the program 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.)

  • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives

  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards

  • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities

  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result

  • Ability to demonstrate success in leading and developing cross functional teams

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors

  • Strong communication, team building and facilitation skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team, upper management and customers

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years, or Master's and 4+ years' experience supporting U.S. Government/Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracts and/or related project management/logistics/flight operations experience

    • 10+ years of applicable experience may be considered in lieu of education

    • Ability to Obtain US DOD Secret Clearance

    • Proven leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills

    • Demonstrated ability to work between various departments, sectors, and suppliers

    • Ability to develop and manage the following: Basis of Estimate (BOE), Statement of Work (SOW), Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL), Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM)

    • Able to work independently or with minimal supervision

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Technical, Flight Operations, and/or Maintenance Background

      • Program Management experience

      • Experience with Unmanned and Autonomous Systems, preferably Global Hawk or Triton

      • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Experience

      • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and/or Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) experience

      • Familiarity with Korean culture, traditions, laws, etc.

      • Experience in contract negotiations

        Salary Range: $106,400 USD - $159,600 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 .
        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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sierra Vista , Republic Of Korea Global Hawk Deputy Program Manager 1, Executive , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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