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Manager Business Development 3

Requisition ID: R10055534

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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 sector is seeking a Business Development Manager for fixed-wing markets, focused on US Air Force and Joint Services, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rolling Meadows, IL.  Other work locations and arrangements may be considered.

Reporting to the Fixed Wing Director of Business Development, within Strategy & Mission Solutions, the individual will lead efforts to identify, prioritize, develop, and provide fixed-wing mission solutions, to include aircraft survivability, electronic warfare, and targeting program opportunities.  Programs of interest focus on Air Force opportunities to include both new starts and development/mission expansion of existing programs. The individual selected will be responsible for the development and assessment of new opportunities for aircraft survivability, electronic warfare, and targeting systems and their integration and operation within target customers’ operational requirements, and development and maturation of contact plans with customer organizations and influencers to develop new and expanded business opportunities. The individual is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for identifying and maturing initial capture targets, market/mission expansion within and among the U.S. Allies, and effectively marketing the business unit’s products and capabilities to meet customer needs, thereby translating business opportunities into contact plans, strategic win themes, and supporting capture teams and wins. The individual will work with and collaborate with a team of business developers and other integrated program team members including all required functions in the Northrop Grumman Corporation, primes, teammates and subcontractors to develop and implement win strategies, compliant with Northrop Grumman’s business acquisition process. 

 Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.


 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in U.S. defense markets with focus on U.S. Government systems
  • An understanding of U.S. Government customer requirements, acquisition processes, and organizations.
  • Ability to obtain DOD Secret or TS clearance
  • Knowledge in interfacing with Air Force or Joint Service leadership/command structure
  • Candidate should have proven experience in the establishment of new customer relationships with the objective of identifying customer needs and technology roadmaps to establish new opportunities for market/business expansion
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science in STEM, or MBA Degree
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in U.S. defense markets, focused on U.S. Government aircraft survivability/electronic warfare systems (IRCM, RFCM, missile warning, RWR), EO/IR systems, or tactical radars/weapons
  • Experience in U.S. Government customer requirements development, program management, and acquisition
  • Experience with International business development and relationship building with international customers
  • Current DOD Secret or TS clearance
  • General knowledge of the Northrop Grumman NTSD programs including EW, IRCM, targeting experience

Salary Range: $148,300 USD - $222,500 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

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.

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.