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Operations & Sustainment Site Manager (Mgr 2)

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 5/8/2019
Job Reference #: 19008417
Keywords: operations

Job Description

The people of Northrop Grumman develop cutting-edge technologies that preserve freedom and advance human discovery.  Our inventive spirit enabled us to vanguard many technological advancements in our nation's history, from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to landing on the moon, to today's lethal stealth bombers.  Working together, the people of Northrop Grumman keep America and our Allies safe.  At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, everything our people build changes the course of human history.  We are looking for someone who not only wants to be part of history, but someone who wants to join a team that makes history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking an Operations & Sustainment (O&S) Site Manager for a rotational OCONUS program.  The O&S Site Manager will lead a group of 30 employees and will direct all aspects of program operations and logistics.
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for:
- Program management and leadership at various sites on a rotating basis
- Direct customer interface at all operating sites
- Senior Northrop Grumman representative at all operating sites
- Quality and mission assurance
- Standardized training of personnel
- Asset readiness and analysis
- Budgetary decisions
- Communication with Program Management and IPT leadership
- Complex and dynamic problem resolution
- Strategic plans development
- Contingency plans development
- Mobilization, deployment, and retrograde of program assets and personnel 
The selected candidate will be responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs and subsystems of major programs.  Acts as primary customer contact for program activities on site.  Monitors technical performance and provides IWO oversight. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems, and yields solutions.  Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, and administrative areas.


Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree
-At least 7 years of combined experience in operational planning, aviation maintenance, or logistics support. 
-At least 3 years of experience managing large organizations (20 ) with multi-million dollar budgets.
-Experience managing highly technical projects which have delivered critical/complex hardware and/or capability to customers.
-Active DOD Top Secret/SCI clearance, in scope within 5 years.
-Ability to obtain and maintain special program access (SAP).
-Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed and up to 50% of travel.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM).
-At least 7 years of combined experience in operational planning, aviation maintenance, or logistics support.
-Military experience leading tactical and operational teams with increasing levels of responsibility, including recent (within the last 5 years) manned/unmanned system leadership and/or combat experience.
-Experience living and working in OCONUS locations.
-Ability to understand new technologies and help expand new business opportunities.

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.