Mgr Proposals 2-19010353

Location: El Segundo
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: SSBI
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples 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, theyre making history.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector is seeking a Global Supply Chain Business Management Proposal Manager on our Space Systems team in El Segundo. The proposal manager will support the development of the entire Global Supply Chain estimate including Bills of Material (BOM), associated GSC labor, subcontractor proposals, and Price/Cost Analysis (PCA) of subcontractor proposals. This position allows for strategic alignment of resources and staffing in support of Space Systems Global Supply Chain (Subcontracts & Program Management), Space Systems Business Management, and Space Systems Pricing and Estimating departments.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the leadership and management of all aspects of the GSC Space Programs Estimating function. These responsibilities include management of proposal analysts and their applicable proposal workload, estimating documentation and approval, training, hiring, maintenance of the Price Delivery Information Request (PDIR) proposal database and related department performance metrics. Develop and submit compliant GSC proposal products to pricing and estimating for inclusion in cost volumes. Support customer fact-findings and requests for information responses, DCAA audits, customer negotiations, and Truth in Negotiation (TINA) sweeps. Participates in internal GSC estimating reviews, external customer proposal reviews, and prime contract negotiations as necessary. Ensure compliance with sector policies & procedures, and to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree and minimum 5 years experience or Masters degree with minimum 3 years experience in one or more of the following disciplines: price/cost analysis, material estimating, project management, proposals, accounting, finance, cost estimating, pricing and estimating, procurement, contracts or subcontracts.
  • Active SSBI investigation completed in the last 6 years


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree and minimum 8 years of DoD contracting experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Material Estimating and Proposal Analysis including Pricing, Price/Cost Analysis, and Proposal Adequacy as prescribed in DFAR (DFARS proposal adequacy checklist)
  • Communication and collaboration skills in order to support different levels of management, Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Subcontract Management Teams (SMTs).
  • Experience with SAP
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Specifically Excel and Word)

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Job ID: 19010353

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SSBI Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position