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Corporate Director of Programs

Company: CLEARED CONNECTIONS
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description - Corporate Director of Programs (21006719) Corporate Director of Programs Requisition ID : 21006719 Location US Citizenship Required for this Position : Yes Relocation Assistance : Relocation assistance may be available Clearance Type : Interim Top Secret Shift : 1st Shift Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time Job Posting Category : Program Management Description Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. The Corporate Director of Programs reports to the Director of Program, Quality and Engineering. The Director, in partnership with sector and enterprise leadership, is responsible for providing support and coordination assistance for key programs company-wide. This position is currently located in Falls Church, VA but there is flexibility for the role to be located at any major Northrop Grumman location. No relocation assistance is available for this role. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead Corporate Non-Advocate Reviews (NARs) in close partnership with the Independent Cost Evaluation (ICE) team required for approval of commitments for company products and services.
  • Ensure the basis for superior program performance by providing on-site support and coordinating assistance for must win, high risk, or key programs from pre-draft RFP through program start-up including Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and beyond as required.
  • Participate in and contribute to strategic capture meetings (e.g. black hats) proposal activity, gate reviews, and associated efforts in support of business acquisition and CEO and sector priority pursuits.
  • Identify, share, and leverage knowledge transfer across the corporation to include identification of common successes and best practices.
  • For select programs designated by corporate, sector, or program management, provide direct program engagement to perform independent assessments and risk reviews or to evaluate candidate actions to enhance performance.
  • Refine and share common programmatic metrics, operational definitions, and implementation guidance across Northrop Grumman.
  • Provide guidance and support to the Corporate Program Management Council as required.
  • Performance standards that an incumbent must have to be successful in this position include:
  • Must be flexible and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills, and political acumen.
  • A strong commitment and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is paramount.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills, as well as project management, analytical, planning, presentation and human relations skills are required.
  • The ability to analyze a broad range of issues and a demonstrated ability in strategic thinking to best influence senior leadership and decision makers.
  • Extensive experience with program management and systems engineering.
  • A high level of confidence, integrity, and hands on approach to problem solving are required as well as a professional executive presence for interacting with and influencing senior management and executives internal and external to the company.
  • Demonstrated track record leading and collaborating with multi-functional, cross sector teams on projects, working groups, and efforts. Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree with 20 or more years of program management, mission assurance, and leadership experience.
    • Knowledge of industry and customer technology standards.
    • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
    • Ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance is required. Individual must be SCI eligible. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Advanced degree highly preferred.
      • Current SCI Clearance. 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. What's great about Northrop Grumman Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off. Did you know? Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off. Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 15 company for work/life balance in 2019. We were rated #1 by Millennials on Indeed as the Best Company to work for in 2018. 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO

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