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Business Management Manager 3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Business Management Manager 3 for the Columbia IPS Operating Unit.

This Business Unit is based in Sunnyvale, CA, however, a full time remote position may be considered for an experienced candidate

The Business Management Manager 3 will be a direct report to the Marine Systems Director of Business Management and matrix to the Columbia IPS Operating Unit Leader. The Manager will partner with the Operating Unit Leader and Program Managers to manage all financial aspects to achieve the Business Unit's financial and strategic objectives. Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate and lead all business management functions including but not limited to financial forecasting, Earned Value Management, monthly reporting, etc.
  • Provide direct management for a team of Business Managers and Business Management analysts.
  • Provide financial business analysis and reporting with the ability to clearly communicate with senior management as it relates to financial program status and analyses.
  • Develop business strategy and forecasting, through internal or external deliverables such as the Long Range Strategic Plan and the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Oversee key line forecasting, work authorization, implementation of EV reporting, program budgeting, estimate at complete development, and various financial reporting activities.
  • Coordinate cost and schedule analyses and preparation of reports to ensure contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon cost and schedule parameters and govrnment cost control guidelines.
  • Develop proposals from draft RFP to award, including review of RFP, FAR clauses, coordination with subcontractor flow-downs, basis of estimates, indirect rates, pricing strategies, cash management, negotiation strategy and oversight, and presenting to Senior Management.
  • Manage risks with multiple contract types from both an execution and financial perspective.
  • Mentor Business Managers and develop professional and management talent within the operating unit.The successful candidate must have a proven track record in leading a diverse team as well as the ability to promote the professional development of the business management workforce, fostering a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around ethics and integrity, employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

    The candidate will maintain the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics. The position requires some travel to customer and other off-site locations.

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business related discipline with 9 years of related job experience - OR a Masters with 7 years experience as described above.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and develop talent
    • Experience developing business strategy and forecasting, through internal or external deliverables such a Long Range Strategic Plan or Annual Operating Plan
    • Experience with program proposals, cost and schedule control, program budgeting and forecasting for both DoD and International Programs
    • Demonstrated knowledge in the preparation and analysis of site and program balance sheet and income statements
    • Expertise with SAP ERP, and Microsoft Project
    • Earned Value and financial reporting experience on a variety of contract types
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance is required.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's degree in Business related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated successful job experience
      • Familiarity with program startup efforts and support of the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and required data submittals
      • The ability to lead and coordinate IBRs on suppliers when required.
      • Experience in the development of detailed business case analysis and return on investment analysis
      • Familiarity with the risk management process and the development of S-Curve modeling
      • Strong preference for Sunnyvale on-site work location Salary Range: $128,400 USD - $211,900 USD

        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.

        The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

        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, Sunnyvale , Business Management Manager 3, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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