Business Development Manager 2 – Secret clearance (Chandler, AZ)

Requisition ID: 20028330

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, Arizona
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented individual to lead a team of cross-discipline specialist engineers located in Chandler, AZ.
The Manager, Business Development 2 will:
  • Represent Northrop Grumman Launch Vehicle business unit products and services with enthusiasm and integrity
  • Lead multi-disciplinary program management and engineering teams in business capture and proposal efforts. 
  • Work with customers to understand needs and requirements and effectively identify business opportunities within those needs. 
  • Prepare and effectively present customer briefings
  • Manage all aspects proposal planning, preparation, and submittal efforts
  • Develop accurate program cost and schedule estimates for new business opportunities.
  • Coordinate with executive management on proposal/bid strategies.
  • Collaborate with other industry groups and companies and form teams/coalitions to pursue business opportunities.
  • Represent and market Northrop Grumman Space Systems' products and services at industry trade shows and conferences. 
  • Work with documentation and graphic design personnel to create advertising and promotion concepts for new product literature. 
  • Travel both for trade shows and short notice trips to customer/supplier facilities.
  • Identifies and implements business development projects relating to new products and/or industries, technologies, or services.
  • Identifies markets, licensing opportunities, and determines the feasibility of product development.
  • Performs economic analyses on new or improved product opportunities and/or business models and coordinates with internal departments in identifying/implementing business development projects.
  • Develops and disseminates information on a continuous basis to all pertinent parties concerning the fulfillment of project goals and objectives
Candidate must be able to travel 25% – 50% of the time.

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Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of relevant experience in business, project or technical management
  • 2 years of leadership or supervisory experience
  • Understanding of core Business Development, competitive analysis, capture management, and/or proposal development processes
  • Knowledge of the aerospace industry, including primes, suppliers, and services and their capabilities
  • Must have a current and active Secret clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in winning proposal preparation
  • Customer liaison experience.
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.

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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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