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Manager 3, Pricing Cost Estimating

Northrop Grumman | Annapolis Junction MD 20701 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/20/2020

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a dynamic, energetic individual for the position of Manager 3, Pricing and Estimating. This Manager will be responsible for the day to day management, training, mentoring, and career development of a direct team of two pricing managers and five pricing analysts.

This position is the Pricing and Estimating Manager with cognizance of all pricing and estimating activities for the Cyber & Intelligence Mission Solutions (CIMS) Division and the east regions of the Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors (MLSS) and Navigation, Targeting & Survivability (NTS) Divisions. Key activities include: pre-proposal strategic engagement; management of proposals, ROMs, and NTEs; and executive interfacing with division leadership. Must be an excellent communicator with a strong business background to coordinate and collaborate with various disciplines and communicate with all levels of management.

This position will split time between Annapolis Junction & Linthicum, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, mentor, and support two direct report managers and their respective staffs
  • Multi-task and manage conflicting priorities in a schedule driven environment
  • Manage proposal pricing professionals engaged in the preparation of new business cost proposals, change proposals, and task/delivery orders spanning all contract types
  • Provide oversight, support, and review of all cost proposal products
  • Participate in strategy development, and presentation of financial data to executive leadership
  • Ensure Estimating System compliance and advise leadership of pricing requirements, obligations, and risks
  • Must be able to function in a fast paced proposal environment and collaborate with Sector senior management, business management counterparts, and capture/proposal teams to develop pricing and win strategies while ensuring compliance and schedule adherence
  • Represent the Sector for major proposals, and initiatives within Pricing and Business Management to include NAR/ICE and Color Team reviews.
  • Interact with functional stakeholders at all levels concerning matters of significance to the company related to cost proposals. Will interface and coordinate with other business management leaders and staff on a daily basis.
  • Make decisions on operational issues within prescribed area and manage a staff of pricing analysts and proposal pricing teams in multiple geographic locations to include mentoring, training, staff development and performance reviews.
  • Provide/ensure reviews of all proposal pricing prior to delivery and senior executive reviews.


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 10 years relevant Pricing and/or Business experience
  • Through knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other applicable government regulations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of pricing, contracts, and business management
  • Experience with U.S. Government, commercial, and international proposals.
  • Experience with validation of estimates, estimating approaches, customer negotiations
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to initiate and effectively implement process improvement across the breadth of pricing and estimating policies and procedure
  • Demonstrated strengths will include a highly collaborative work style, the ability to anticipate problems, success in resolving difficult situations and effectively communicate with all levels of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and developing cross functional and virtual teams.
  • U.S. citizen and ability to obtain government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications: Active Top Secret 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 Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701, United States
Categories Sales, BD & Marketing
Sec Clearances Top Secret (TS)

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