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Principal Project Management

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 6/9/2019
Job Reference #: 19014413

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.


Program Management Office (PMO) Project Manager

As a member of the PMO, you will be a part of a multi-disciplined team focused on the development and execution of projects to support the long-term goals of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant for NGIS and our Army customer. The PMO Project Managers are fast-paced individuals with challenging roles that are focused on NGIS's priorities and customers. This Project Manager position requires strong leadership, communication, and customer skills that allow the successful candidate to build relationships with other internal functional organizations and with our external customers.
The individual will be responsible for (a) project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closeout of projects, (b) architecting project proposals to meet customer and stakeholder needs, (c) delegating and negotiating new project proposals, and (d) delivering completed projects that meet the customer and NGIS requirements.
Specific responsibilities/experiences include, but are not limited to:
•Promoting NGIS's Vision, Values, and Goals
•Delivering Financial Performance by integrating Project financials with business objectives
oControl Costs
oManage Risk
oGenerate Sales
•Acting as the company customer interface and balancing the interests of the customer with the NGIS stakeholders
•Delivering excellence and continuous improvement
•Making data-based decisions


Basic Qualifications:
•Five years of Project Management in the Defense Industry (preferred)
•Program Management Certification (preferred)
•BS in Engineering or a related technical field
•Significant computer applications skills including proficiency with: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft SharePoint
•Presentation skills
•History of meeting and exceeding customer expectations
•Demonstrated ability to influence others to achieve goals in a Matrix Organization

Education Requirement:
4-yr. Technical or Business Degree.
Prefer: PMI Program Manager Certification or PMI Project Management Professional Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

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.