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Manager- Pricing and Cost Estimating 3- Roy, UT (Secret Clearance Required)

Requisition ID: R10101157

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Pricing and Cost Estimating Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on-site in our Roy, Utah office, and support our Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Division.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

We are seeking a highly qualified, effective leader to influence and enable the strategic direction of our Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Division.  In this role, the Manager Pricing / Cost Estimating 3 will have accountability for Pricing and Estimating and manage and advance a team of analysts responsible for the development of cost products supporting multiple Business Units within the SDS Division.  This includes providing appropriate staff and oversight to the development of proposal cost volumes, and other pricing including but not limited to Budgetary Price, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and firm estimates, cost models, or other analysis required to support the objectives of the Division. 

In addition to managing employee staffing, training and development, this individual is responsible for all pricing activities to be in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and best practices to achieve operational excellence, financial performance and customer satisfaction. This individual will support Sector and Corporate Pricing Councils and provide resources and input to assist with identification and completion of key initiatives.  This individual will also be responsible for cultivating internal and external customer relationships and supporting Government/Industry forums and councils.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the Pricing and Estimating staffing, resources, tools, and training as needed.

  • Engage with business unit leadership to develop estimating strategies needed to successfully capture new business.

  • Leadership in the development of quality, timely and compliant cost proposals

  • Establish strategic relationships both internally with business unit leadership, and externally, with government counterparts.

  • Supporting DCMA/DCAA offices and Government Compliance regarding proposal and business system audits

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, Business, STEM or related discipline with 8 years of experience in Cost Estimating and/or cross functional Business Management or Finance disciplines -OR- 6 years of stated experience with a Master’s Degree

  • Must have thorough understanding of pricing and estimating methodologies, quality, and compliance requirements (FAR/DFARS) related to cost volumes and Cost Estimating System requirements.

  • Proven ability to evaluate, integrate, and communicate financial impacts, cost issues and risks to senior and executive leadership.

  • Experience managing direct reports or proven ability to lead teams on complex projects through completion.

  • Successful in developing proposals with significant suppliers and/or Inter-Organizational content.

  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Pricing Software (I.e., ProPricer)

  • Experience in proposals of various contract types (e.g. CPIF, CPAF, CPFF, FFP, etc.) and of varying sizes.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance, with ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret Clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Persistence to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment.

  • Excellent leadership competencies

  • Experience in both development and production type contracts

  • Experience with supporting the development of Life Cycle Cost Estimates

  • Experience developing life cycle cost and budgetary planning estimates for Strategic Missiles or Systems

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Salary Range: $138,400 USD - $207,600 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

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.