OK, United States
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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Director 1, Business Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Oklahoma City, OK where the BU headquarters and leadership team reside. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Defense Systems Sector.
We are seeking a business unit Business Management Director to lead all business management activities associated with the Strike and Special Mission Aircraft (SSMA) business unit. This position is a trusted, key partner to the business unit Vice-President and will involve establishing strategy, managing resources, prioritizing requirements, and delivering financial results while ensuring the integrity of business processes.
This role will lead a team of geographically dispersed individuals supporting external and internal customers. The ideal candidate must be proficient in developing and motivating a productive staff with excellent interpersonal, planning, presentation, and organizational skills with focused emphasis on continuous process improvement.
The SSMA portfolio is diverse with a mix of external / internal customer, various contract types and scope that ranges from platform readiness to production. Interaction with senior leadership across NG will occur regularly due to the visibility of major programs and large proposals within the portfolio. The candidate must have strong business acumen, communication, and negotiation skills, as well as demonstrated ability to work proactively within an extremely fluid environment. They will be required to be a trusted business partner, interface with applicable stakeholders (internal and external) and lead contract proposal to drive value creation and growth. Comprehending and analyzing complex problems, developing actionable solutions, and driving execution is a must!
The successful candidate must possess an advanced understanding of financial reporting and planning, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), indirect rate management, Forward Pricing Rate proposal (FPRP) development, estimates at complete (EAC), understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM), Annual Operating Plan (AOP) development, budgeting and forecasting to include Capital expenditures and inventory.
Relocation assistance is available for this position. It's possible, for the very right candidate, that a hybrid work arrangement is possible. Examples of that would be a current or prior worker of NG or someone in the defense industry with strike weapons programs experiences.