Northrop Grumman Innovations Systems (IS) Sector is seeking a Director of Programs in Dulles, VA.
Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. 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 contact 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. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. 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.
Top Secret security clearance required with a valid background investigation
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Management
15 + Years of previous relevant experience working in DoD and IC market with particular focus on program execution
Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
Requires a proven track record of developing customer relationships, pursuit capture, and shaping requirements
Requires knowledge and experience with executing process standards focused on programs, business development, and risk management identification and mitigation.
Minimum five (5) years of experience leading program managers
Demonstrated knowledge and strategic vision of the DoD and IC market
MS in Engineering and/or MBA
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