Sr. Principle Project Management - Lab Support
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: February 13, 2019
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr Principle Project Management ? Lab Support to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. Essential Functions: * Responsible for project management and project oversight activities supporting a lab test efforts, managing projects and activities that support the planning and execution of these test efforts * Supports the test program team by overseeing and managing projects related to the operational aspects of the test effort and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project teams, the lab design team, the program manager, and leadership * Assess test program operations issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives * Responsible for developing mechanisms for monitoring progress, metrics and for intervention while problem solving with other Project Managers and Project Engineers, lab designers, and lab test administrators as well as statusing leadership * Coordination with internal customers, external customers, partners, suppliers, and project team members * Prepare status charts, presentation slides, and tracking spreadsheets along with supporting team meetings, risk reviews, design reviews, and program events * Manage program operational tasks through the implementation of Project Management principles This position functionally reports to the Strike Section Manager and will be assigned to the test effort Program Manager. This is a high visibility role that requires vertical and horizontal integration across multiple IPTs to ensure successful program execution. This individual should possess leadership and team collaboration capabilities, strong verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player. SITEAS PROJMGMT Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university and 10 years of project management experience OR * Master's Degree from an accredited university and 8 years of project management experience * A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years * Must be able to obtain and maintain program access prior to start Preferred Qualifications: * Program access * Previous experience within scheduling, cost management, or with other project management applications * Experience supporting procurement and manufacturing operations in a project management function * Experience supporting System Test and/or a test lab environment * Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management 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.SDL2017
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