SEMA- Program Manager

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Program Manager for the Special Electronic Mission Aircraft program. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL. Responsible for directing all phases of the program from inception through completion. Primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of re-sources or changing contractual specifications. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major 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 primary customer liaison for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Works with the customer to understand their needs and ensure the mission is completed. 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 and administrative areas.Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 9 years of experience handling large aviation maintenance programs
  • Combined experience in military and DoD contractor services
  • Experience with Operations under DCMA Instruction 8210.1 Contractor's Flight and Ground Operation
  • Understanding of the Army's AWR Process
  • An active Top Secret clearance
  • Previous experience managing technical personnel
  • Experience with previous OCONUS FOB Deployments
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant or Maintenance Test Pilot Certification
  • Experience working in/with PEO Aviation, PM Fixed Wing, INSCOM & PEO IEW&S
  • Ability to effectively brief the government customer
  • Experience with running a P&L and budget
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Acquisition Regulations, Army Federal Acquisition Regulations, Federal Aviation Regulations, and Defense Logistics Manual (DLAM 8210.1) and Army Aviation maintenance management.
  • FAA certified Part 145 Operations

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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