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Manager Strategic Planning 1

Requisition ID: R10108808

  • CategoryCategory: Business Development
  • LocationLocation: Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 (NGMS) is seeking a Manger of strategic planning within the Sector Strategic Planning and Development organization. The Manager will be an integral part of the team providing support for all phases of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategic partnerships, strategic investments, and divestitures for NGMS. This is NOT a remote opportunity.

Reporting directly to the Sector Director of strategic planning and development, the candidate will support division, sector, and corporate leadership teams to develop long-range goals and M&A strategy as well as identify opportunities that could fill strategic gaps and drive profitable growth. The successful candidate will, conduct assessments and design inorganic strategies as part of our proactive investment approach, source and evaluate candidates for acquisition aligned with sector strategy, support the corporate M&A team (and work as the MS liaison) with deal execution including coordinating due diligence activities and assisting with structuring, deal negotiations and integration activities, prepare presentations for executive leadership, conduct special projects that including market surveillance, scenario analysis, valuation, and other relevant areas.

In addition, the successful candidate with work closely with (and support as needed), strategic planning, resource allocation and other functions of the team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 8 years of experience or master’s degree with a minimum 6 years of experience in business, finance, technical or a related discipline
  • Ability to collect, analyze and synthesize business and financial insights from multiple sources.
  • Previous corporate development, investment banking, private equity, management consulting, or other relevant work experience with exposure to M&A
  • Experience in financial analysis and strategy development
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • US Citizen and ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other, relevant graduate degree. A technical degree coupled with relevant business education or relevant work experience will also be considered.
  • Specific experience in the aerospace and/or defense industry
  • Strong analytical, statistical, and critical thinking skills paired with the ability to visualize/communicate 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.
  • Advanced MS PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior levels of management.
  • Current DOD Secret or Top-Secret clearance

Salary Range: $112,000 USD - $168,000 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.