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Mgr Publications 2

Requisition ID: R10109581

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, 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
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Publications Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our sector. This leadership role is located in Redondo Beach, CA.

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 model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU…keep reading!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Publications Manager to lead our team of qualified, highly engaged, and enthusiastic proposal publications and production team (desktop publishing, graphics, editors, coordinators) focused on capturing new business.  We seek an experienced proposal manager with the skills, vision, and people skills to execute highly effective proposal efforts with a multifaceted team of proposal participants. Publications Managers work in collaboration with capture managers and proposal managers on project-specific requirements to enable successful execution of proposal and programmatic tasks. Qualified candidates must be prepared to thrive in a highly active environment that demands collaboration, innovative thinking, and use of tools to effectively communicate to employees, customers, the public, industry, stakeholders, and others.  This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California reporting to the senior manager of Proposals and Reports for the sector.

Qualified candidates must be proficient in English, Journalism, desktop publishing or have extensive experience working aerospace proposals, extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office software and Adobe Acrobat Professional, and the ability to work on PC operating system. We are looking for someone to infuse new ideas and techniques into projects and help to elevate the value of our proposal production team. Customer satisfaction is a top priority and qualified candidates must have demonstrated experience working multiple projects, performing to tight deadlines, being attentive to details and possess coordination and project and time management skills. Candidate should have excellent oral and written communications skills with all levels of corporate personnel. Work with budgets, schedules, and the CMS ticketing system.

  • Manage workflow and staffing for proposal production teams that include proposal coordinators, editors, artists, and document integrators.
  • Staff proposals for NGAS and NG Space (Strategic Space Systems, Strategic Deterrent Systems, Payload and Ground Systems). Staff surge support for NGDS.
  • Selection, hiring, and onboarding new employees and contract labor.
  • Request security (DOD, SCI, and SAP/SAR) clearances for staff
  • Training, leading, and directing activities of team members through execution of a formal proposal production process.
  • Mentor and coach employees in performance and career development
  • Develop training materials.
  • Determine needs for outsourcing staffing and evaluate and select candidates from the NGMS Competition Management Program.
  • Manages all decisions directly affecting publications operations, policy, and procedure.
  • Maintain awareness of trends and events in the proposal industry that may impact this department.
  • Continuously review and ensure implementation of improvements for Technical Publications products and processes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of industry terminology.
  • Collaborate with proposal teams across the country to ensure consistent and compliant proposal submittals.

Basic Qualifications:

7 years of related experience with a Bachelors degree or 5 years of related experience with a Masters degree.

Solid history within proposal field

Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Active Secret Clearance

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $122,200 USD - $183,400 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.