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Proposals Manager 2

Northrop Grumman | Redondo Beach CA 90278 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/26/2021

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Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

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.
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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an opening for a Proposal Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
Essential Functions:
  • This position allows for strategic alignment of resources and staffing in support of Strike Systems Global Supply Chain (Subcontracts & Program Management), Strike Systems Business Management, and Strike/AP/RD&TE Pricing and Estimating departments.
  • Support Price/Cost Analysis of Subcontractor Proposals and ensure compliance to sector and FAR policies and procedures.
  • Develop and support GSC Cost Estimates and obtain appropriate GSC approvals.
  • Support Strike Systems proposal reviews and approvals.
  • Support the NAR ICE process including the development of floor positions for negotiation approval.
  • Develop and submit adequate GSC Cost Volumes.
  • Support Customer proposal reviews, Customer Fact-findings and requests for information responses, DCAA audits, Customer negotiations, and sweeps.
  • Provide guidance and support relative to GSC and Business Management Processes and procedures (Process Architecture).
  • Ensure compliance with these procedures and to Federal Acquisition Regulations and cost accounting standards (FAR, DFARS & CAS).
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video:


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Business or Finance with 8+ years of experience with proposal management OR
  • Master's degree from an accredited university in Business or Finance and 6+ years of experience in proposal management.
  • 8+ years of DoD Contracting experience, knowledge and understanding of Material Estimating and Proposal Analysis including Pricing, Price/Cost Analysis, and Proposal Adequacy as prescribed in DFAR (DFARS proposal adequacy checklist) is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of estimating and proposal analysis
  • Experience in successfully training and teaching different levels of personnel
  • Experience in understanding and identifying priorities and managing supplier and customer expectations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree and 6+ years of experience in DoD contracting experience.
  • Communication and collaboration skills in order to support different levels of management, integrated product teams and subcontract management teams.
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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Location Redondo Beach, CA, 90278, United States
Categories Chemical & Biological
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SSBI

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