SanDiegoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Diego jobs

Dir, Programs 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10010083

  • Category: Program Management
  • Location: San Diego - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: None
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1

    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.

    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.

    Join Northrop Grumman Mission Systems and be a part of the team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. The Network Solutions Business Unit is seeking a Director for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) Operating Unit to join their team in San Diego, CA.This director will be responsible across the business for advanced communication gateway products and programs within the Network Solutions Business Unit, including the BACN program of record. They will ensure that all engineering, manufacturing, business management, mission assurance, and supply chain activities are executed to meet program or capture requirements for cost, schedule, and technical performance. This individual will report to the Director of the Network Solutions Business Unit and will provide day to day assistance to business areas to meet the strategic objectives / financials. The individual should be experienced in all aspects program management, including business strategy and growth. The Director must also have firm working knowledge of the engineering and manufacturing process, from requirements analysis to operations through verification and validation testing. The ability to lead diverse teams and a strong leadership background is required.The position has significant senior leadership contact and will require a candidate with strong leadership and decision making skills with the ability to perform in an environment of ambiguity and continuous change. The position must role model Northrop leadership characteristics. The director must have strong communication, executive presence and cross-cultural skills to be able to effectively interact with a geographically distributed execution team. Candidate will be required to travel approximately 25% of time for domestic / international business experience working in a matrix organization is a plus; demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, and coordinating with cross-functional relationships required. Looking for a self-starter with the initiative to drive the business coupled with good sound judgment. The Program Director will lead all phases of programs from capture and inception through completion and closeout:
    • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of programs.
    • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
    • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
    • Acts as customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
    • Develops new business through offset, teaming, non-traditional contractors, and large subcontractor strategies
    • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
    • Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, supply chain, mission assurance, business management, and other areas of the program.Program Director responsibilities include:
      • Establish strong business relationships with client leadership teams and create effective partnerships across functions including business management, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics as well as other Profit & Loss organizations
      • Proactively identify trends, risks, and opportunities within the organization and develop solutions in partnership with peers, division and matrix leadership, and regional/division HR business leaders
      • Using data and analytics, develop solutions to current business issues as well as proactively engage in risk mitigation.
      • Analyze and concisely present information to the management team to enable good business decisions
      • Provide day-to-day people leadership of team and create an environment that accelerates development of talent; apply rigorous knowledge management to capture learning, drive continuous improvement, and enhance employee engagement
      • Role model for leadership characteristics and assist in driving business growth from an organization and talent perspective. Be a diversity champion.
      • Play a key change leadership role in the company's transformation by creating a culture of growth, innovation and risk taking
      • Project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for related Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements on a development-type contractsBasic Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's Degree in with a minimum of 12 years of related experience
        • Minimum 8 years of management experience in Functional Management, Engineering Management, Operations Management, or Program Management
        • Demonstrated understanding of EVMS and Risk and Opportunity Management
        • Demonstrated experience with New Business / Capture Management
        • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
        • Demonstrated experience with establishing customer intimacy
        • Effective communication and presentation skills
        • Experience with DoD & international customers and/or partners
        • Active Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications:
          • Master's Degree in Engineering a similar technical field, or Business Administration
          • 15 years of related experience
          • 10 years of management experience in Functional Management, Engineering Management, or Program Management
          • Experience with Value Stream Mapping and/or Affordability Plans
          • Knowledge of networks and communications concepts and experience
          • Active Top Secret Clearance

            Salary Range: 192500 - 288700

            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.

            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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, San Diego , Dir, Programs 1, Other , San Diego, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Diego RSS job feeds