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Manager Pricing & Cost Estimating 1

Northrop Grumman | McLean VA 22103 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/08/2019

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Northrop Grumman Corporation is currently seeking a Manager Pricing& CostEstimating 1. This individual will report to the Division Pricing & Estimating Manager. This position is locatedin McLean, VA.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.

As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

The Manager of Pricing & Estimating is a skilled individual with extensive experience developing & managing business financial proposal offer/bids for major US Government contract solicitations & ongoing contract changes/modifications acting in an independent capacity to corporate business objectives & goals, while coordinating other internal operations & staff workload requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Management experience with proven leadership skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to mentor and train assigned staff.
  • Develop and manage all activities related to pricing and estimating for the Business Unit or Division. Includes developing strategic pricing concepts and approaches related to bids and proposals; overseeing the estimating and pricing activities for all Business Unit or Division proposals and changes; evaluating risks & opportunities in cost estimates, etc.

  • Candidate will have skills & expertise for managing assigned staff for planning, organization, writing, editing, & production of a cohesive proposal with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, & supporting data to justify adequacy, realism, reasonableness, & audit validation.

  • Support the recruitment, development and retention of pricing and estimating personnel required to achieve a high performance staff throughout the sector.

  • Must be able to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Must be a team player, independent, proactive, and possess excellent problem solving and organizational skills.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in general area of study and 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and 4 years of experience or an additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of pricing and estimating techniques with expertise in business management, cost/ risk modeling, and government contracts.

  • In-depth understanding of Government acquisition policies, regulations and proposal compliance requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to support complex operations while collaborating with multiple stakeholders.

  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently, meet deadlines and achieve commitments.

  • A flexible approach to work, an understanding of working collaboratively on a team, and the willingness to be an active and supportive member of a cross-functional team.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cross-sector experience is desirable.
  • Experience in the aerospace industry.

  • Familiarity with ProPricer software.

  • Active/ transferable Top Secret/ SCI security clearance.


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location McLean, VA, 22103, United States
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