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Strategy & Business Development (S&BD) Manager

Requisition ID: R10082686

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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, they're making history.

Space Systems Sector seeks a high-energy, customer service-oriented, and self-motivated manager in Strategy & Business Development (S&BD) to support the sector Government Relations function across a breadth of efforts. Government Relations is uniquely positioned to have insight into government policy, budget, and acquisitions as well as Northrop Grumman strategy, business development, government relations, and cross-functional activities across other sectors and corporate organizations.

The ideal candidate, will report to the Senior Director of Government Relations in Dulles, VA. This position is responsible for supporting the planning and preparation of executive and congressional engagements via scheduling and preparation package development in addition to helping manage sector interests in strategic trade shows and other events. Other responsibilities include coordinating sector advocacy for priority programs; international pursuits with key stakeholders; understanding foreign disclosure; and other USG policy and performing other Government Relations tasks.

The candidate must become familiar with sector-wide facilities and programs and will manage or coordinate with key stakeholders the following activities:

  • Use Operations & Integration data sources to prepare and distribute a variety of reports and other documentation.
  • Define meeting/presentation needs and ensure closure to actions.
  • Coordinate scheduling, agenda management and other preparations for sector VIP visits to ensure the event/meeting aligns with overall strategic goals and objectives.
  • As needed, support the sector planning and execution of trade shows and special events.
  • Maintain meeting and event records using various NGC tools, most notably Salesforce.
  • Provide support for tracking congressional budget activities as well as hearing and other engagements.
  • Provide support for the Employees of Northrop Grumman Political Action Committee (ENGPAC) for the Space sector
  • Perform other Government Relations activities, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • 12+ years of professional experience
  • Active TS clearance
  • Experience working with Congress and senior executives
  • Experience researching congressional budget documents
  • Experience with international issues as described
  • Some knowledge and familiarity with civil and national security space systems
  • Superior writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, Microsoft 365, PowerPoint, and Excel a minimum requirement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Government relations experience a plus
  • Ability to travel as needed


Salary Range: $145,500 USD - $218,300 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.