Mgr Pricing Cost Estimating 1

Requisition ID: R10018693

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a dynamic, energetic individual for the position of Manager 1, Pricing and Estimating. This Manager will be responsible for the day to day management, training, mentoring and career development of a team of pricing professionals. 

This position is the Pricing and Estimating Manager supporting the Airborne Multifunction Sensors (AMS) Division.  Key activities include: pre-proposal strategic engagement; management of proposals, ROMs, and NTEs; and executive interface.  Must be an excellent communicator with a strong business background to coordinate and collaborate with various disciplines and communicate with all levels of management.

This position is based in Linthicum, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Multi-task and manage conflicting priorities in a schedule driven environment

  • Manage proposal pricing professionals engaged in the preparation of new business cost proposals, change proposals, and task/delivery orders spanning all contract types

  • Provide oversight, support to and review of all cost proposal products, participate in strategy development, and presentation of financial data to executive leadership

  • Ensure Estimating System compliance and advise leadership of pricing requirements, obligations, and risks

  • Must be able to function in a fast paced proposal environment and collaborate with Sector senior management, business management counterparts, and capture/proposal teams to develop pricing and win strategies while ensuring compliance and schedule adherence

  • Represent the Sector for major proposals, and initiatives within Pricing and Business Management to include NAR/ICE and Color Team reviews.

  • Interact with personnel and management at all levels concerning matters of significance to the company related to cost proposals. Will interface and coordinate with other business management leaders and staff on a daily basis. 

  • Make decisions on operational issues within prescribed area and manage a staff of pricing analysts and proposal pricing teams in multiple geographic locations to include mentoring, training, staff development and performance reviews.

  • Provide/ensure reviews of all proposal pricing prior to delivery and senior executive reviews.

  • Provide guidance and ensure continued development of staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years relevant Pricing and/or Business experience  

  • Through knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other applicable government regulations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of pricing, contracts, or business management

  • Experience with U.S. Government, commercial, and international proposals.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Demonstrated strengths will include a highly collaborative work style, the ability to anticipate problems, success in resolving difficult situations and effectively communicate with all levels of stakeholders.

  • U.S. citizen and ability to obtain government security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance

Salary Range: 101800 - 152600

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.