Business Management Manager 3

Requisition ID: 20020692

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.   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.   If this is YOU…keep reading!    Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Business Management Manager 3 to join Strike Division and Advanced Programs team of qualified diverse individuals to lead from Redondo Beach, CA.     Essential Functions:
  • This function is responsible for all supply-chain related business management activities, including estimating and price/cost analyses supporting.
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) internally and externally. Successful completion of all projects assigned to the organizational group.
  • Defining and operating to organizational objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with federal acquisition regulations relevant to this function. Maintain a broad grasp of NGAS proposal practices and procedures.
  • Team with peer stakeholders to influence & impact capture and proposal strategy.
  • Develop, plan and schedule all proposal activity supporting Strike Division and Advanced Programs .
  • Act as an advisor to subordinate managers and analysts to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational problems.
  • Manage the compilation, analysis and documentation of supplier cost data, historical data and cost models in determining objective cost positions.
  • Develop and maintain material factors such as decrement and material usage allowance/attrition.
  • Document the subcontract objective position in a formal Price/Cost Analysis Report (PCAR) for prime proposal support.
  • Coordinate the preparation and documentation of priced Bill of Material and Material (BOM) cost estimate development.
  • Coordinate the direct labor hours for all Global Supply Chain functions – Subcontract Administration, Material Distribution, Execution, and Business Management.
  • Manage all audits, fact-finding, price updates, negotiations, sweeps and certifications.
  • Coordinate preparation of subcontract cost analyses for Procurement Review Board (PRB) briefing.
  • Lead negotiation support throughout the Prime and subcontract definitization process.
  • Manage delivery of Estimate at Completion for supplier cost as requested
 The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. 

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline from an accredited university with 7+ years of proposal experience.
  • Strong proposal development skills, strategy development, estimating and solid negotiation background.
  • Experience in federal contracting environment, knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other government regulations.
  • Potential travel of 10% or greater to meet proposal and management requirements.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of pricing, contracts, and business management, with understanding of financial accounting and ability to forecast supply-chain related cash requirements and performance.
  • Active DoD Security Secret clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in a business or technical discipline with 10+ years of experience within the aerospace industry.
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Experience in schedule-sensitive and change-intensive environments
  • Demonstrated leadership, with excellent problem solving and organizational skills
  • Experience working with various military/commercial capture programs
  • Experience with forecasting supply-chain related cash requirements and performance on government contracts
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Program Access

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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.