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Cost Estimating and Pricing Manager (Manager Level 2)

Requisition ID: R10096269

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Uncleared
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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 has a dynamic opportunity in Pricing Estimate Management. In this role, the Cost Estimating and Pricing Manager (Manager Level 2) will be responsible for project management, proposal operations, planning data analytics and reporting, and will serve a key role overseeing its dynamic and strategic business portfolios, interfacing with internal key stakeholders and involved in all aspects of cost, schedule and technical performance.

This role will be the primary interface with internal customers and its business partners in facilitating operation administration support such as data reporting, data analytics, while operating across it geographic networks.  The selected candidate will facilitate data administration of proposal analytics to support pricing and proposal acquisition fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. 

This role will lead its team in preparing bid quotations; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; and compile and analyze data; and maintain historical information. This position will not have any direct reports.

This position will be based out of our Promontory, UT location and will be on-site. This role will be required to travel between our Promontory and Magna locations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execute high quality, timely and compliant proposals in support of the financial objectives.
  • Champion a team of professionals responsible for pricing and other costing actions spanning nationwide.
  • Work with program management and capture team leadership to drive solutions to complex pricing scenarios.
  • Spearhead the development of compliant, quality cost proposals.
  • Support DCMA/DCAA offices and Government Compliance regarding proposal audits.
  • Regular communications with the Division leadership on status/issues. 
  • Conduct internal pricing activities to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Support routine status briefings for internal key stakeholders.
  • Maintain a robust, proactive risk/opportunity management process.
  • Support development of new proposal opportunities and pricing activities.

The selected candidate must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, possess solid written and verbal communication skills, and have an agile perspective or compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8+ years of related experience or Master’s Degree with 6+ years of related experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and, innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences.
  • Proficiency in pricing and estimating methodologies, quality and compliance requirements relating to cost volumes and Estimating System requirements including overhead rate application.
  • Ability to effectively and clearly present proposals and financial impacts to all levels of organization utilizing, numerous software applications and communication systems.
  • Experience developing proposals of various contract types with significant supplier (subcontractor and procurement) content.
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Pricing Software (i.e. ProPricer) or other similar software.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance that has been adjudicated within the last 5 years.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business or Communications.
  • Ability to review and analyze data as needed.
  • Aerospace industry experience.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Experience managing large, complex proposals in response to multiple solicitation types including RFIs, RFPs, and BAAs.
  • Agility in operating on a secure network and secure database geographically.
  • Project management and earned value experience.
  • Analytical ability and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Basis of Estimate (BEO) tools like Proposal Universe, and Proposal Development (Material Estimating, Cost Volume Integration, Certification, Cost Development Tools).
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting Regulations with the ability to apply sound judgment to proposal strategy, contract formation and customer relationships.

Salary Range: $112,700 USD - $169,100 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.