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Sr Principal Proposal Analyst (Level 4)

Requisition ID: R10061664

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, 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.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for a level 4 Sr Principal Proposal Analyst to support efforts associated with proposal development, planning and scheduling during the supplier acquisition process. This position will be located in on site 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.

Essential Functions:
  • 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

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Proposal Analyst:
  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of pricing/estimating, finance, contracts, proposals, and/or business-related experience, OR a Master's Degree with 8 years of relevant experience
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance and Special Program Access prior to start
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior DCAA experience
  • 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
  • Active Secret Clearance

We offer flexible work arrangements, excellent learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our expansive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.


Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.