Proposal Analyst / Principal Proposal Analyst

Requisition ID: R10011725

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne - FL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for either a Proposal Analyst or a Principal Proposal Analyst to support efforts associated with proposal development, planning and scheduling during the supplier acquisition process. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

The selected candidate will perform cost estimating/pricing related duties and analysis in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications and in compliance with regulatory requirements.  They will coordinate with functional departments to facilitate the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements and research and analyze historical data and develop cost models to support proposal efforts. Additionally, the selected candidate will coordinate activities and participates in fact-finding meetings and in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.

Specific duties include:

  • Submits written supplier price/cost analysis reports (PCARs) detailing the suppliers’ price/cost proposal as required by FAR Part 15 and the NGAS negotiation objective position
  • Prepares Procurement Review Board (PRB) briefings showing supplier proposed vs. negotiation objective positions by major element of cost to attain formal Supply Chain Management approval for supplier negotiations
  • Prepares materiel estimates and provides a consolidated bill of material to include in cost volumes as a support function to NGAS Pricing/Estimating
  • Prepares and supports presentation and approval of materiel estimates at the required value level as part of the proposal team
  • Supports supplier negotiations and represents the supplier price/cost analysis position to customers as required to support NGAS Contracts and NGAS Pricing/Estimating organizations
  • Responds to miscellaneous and external Global Supply Chain Business Management request for information regarding assigned suppliers
  • Estimating, accounting, and billing system review and compliance
  • Maintain and update program bill of material, actual cost records, and supporting data
  • Supports DCAA and DCMA audits as required
  • Material/Subcontract EAC and Variance Analysis
  • Analyze, Forecast and Track Supplier Cash/Expenditures
  • Make/Buy Analysis Support
  • Support Global Supply Chain with assigned suppliers from Change Board, RFP process, proposal evaluation, negotiation, affordability, and close out

This requisition may be filled at either a Proposal Analyst level or a Principal Proposal Analyst level

Basic Qualifications for the Proposal Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of business-related experience, or a Master's degree with 1 year of stated experience
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance and Special Program Access prior to start

Basic Qualifications for the Principal Proposal Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of business-related experience, or Master's degree with 4 years of stated experience
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance and Special Program Access prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles
  • Ability to work as an integral member of the Subcontract/Procurement team to achieve Global Supply Chain, Program, and/or NGAS objectives, while maintaining compliance during all stages of the proposal/acquisition process
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word
  • Active Secret Clearance

Salary Range: 58300 - 87500
Salary Range 2: 72200 - 108400

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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