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Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Mgr Programs Mission Assurance Admin, Fort Worth, Texas in Fort Worth, Texas

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD Skillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Job Description:

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Innovation Systems Division is looking for a Program Manager to join our Program Integration Team located in Fort Worth, Texas .

As the Program Manager position you'll be responsible for:

Directing 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 contract 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. Established milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 Years with Bachelors; 8 Years with Masters

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security clearance Secret or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 5-6 years.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles and execution of a large complex program

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team

  • Capability to create and conduct high level briefing

  • Prior experience in leadership skills to plan, organize, integrate and drive program activities across multiple engineering disciplines, along with the ability to effectively motivate people to work as an integrated team across locations, companies and cultures.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop/maintain strong working relationships with team members and internal/external customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29

  • Graduate degree preferred

  • Ability to interface with all levels of management, technical experts, and floor level personnel in a multi-organizational environment

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills as well as communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate with Program Management in the development of performance metrics in the areas of customer satisfaction, product/service performance, process performance and

  • Active duty experienced US Air Force officer with experience in aviation and ship operations

  • Strong preference for experience in Aircraft Integration operations.

Job Category : Program Management

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