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Principal Strategy Analyst/Sr. Principal Strategy Analyst

Requisition ID: R10049821

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid 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.

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. We are looking look for people who have bold new ideas to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

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 you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that inspires a diverse and engaged team. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.


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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Strategy Analyst/ Sr. Principal Strategy Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Strategic Alignment team, which is part of the sector’s Strategy & Business Development organization. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Strategy Analyst will work in a fast pace and rapidly changing environment to assess, recommend investment/partnership opportunities, and lead the development of business cases to drive unique value for the Corporation.

The Strategy Analyst will play an integral role in the Sector’s Strategic Initiatives that include mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures (MA&D), strategic partnerships and geographic strategies with responsibility for developing in-depth strategic and financial analyses of potential investment opportunities delivered to a senior management level audience. She/he will collaborate with Division/Functional strategy leads to understand priorities, gaps, and market positioning objectives.

The successful candidate will support the development for meeting other portfolio shaping objectives including optimizing the business divisions within the Sector’s current portfolio.
 

• Support development and implementation of new strategic frameworks and methodologies to prioritize, de-emphasize, and shape the overall portfolio to include scenario modeling and recommendations such as business restructuring, divestiture, or market entry / exit
 

• Proactively research, identify, assess, and recommend candidates for acquisition, partnerships, alliances and/or joint ventures by collaborating across the enterprise to classify inorganic growth opportunities and gaps
 

• Conduct thorough candidate screening and due diligence to include synergy analysis, strategic rationale, and financial exploration
 

• Support development of management presentations for external customers
 

• Organize and provide oversight amongst M&A project teams to ensure timely and cohesive deliverables
 

• Establish strong facilitative dialog and decision-making approaches that enhance understanding, foster engagement with findings and drive action

• Ad hoc analysis and special projects: Respond to or support executive sponsored special projects with dynamic requirements; succinctly and accurately present findings to senior leadership

• Ability to collect, analyze and synthesize business and financial insights from multiple sources

Basic Qualifications for the Principal Strategy Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 6 years of experience or Master’s degree with a minimum 4 years of experience in business, finance, technical or a related discipline
  • Experience in financial analysis and/or strategy development
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications for the Sr. Principal Strategy Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 10 years of experience or Master’s degree with a minimum 8 years of experience in business, finance, technical or a related discipline
  • Experience in financial analysis and/or strategy development
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other, relevant graduate degree. A technical degree coupled with relevant business education or relevant work experience.
  • Specific experience in the aerospace and/or defense industry
  • Previous Investment Banking, Private Equity, or Corporate Development experience
  • Strong analytical, statistical, and critical thinking skills paired with the ability to visualize in a meaningful manner
  • Dynamic self-starter with strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to handle multiple priorities, and the ability to function with minimal guidance
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior levels of management
  • Current DOD Secret or Top Secret clearance

Salary Range Principal level: $92,200 - $138,400     Salary Range Sr. Principal level: $114,300 – $171,500 


Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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.