Manager Proposals 1 (Security Clearance REQUIRED)Baltimore, MD

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.

Job Description

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Manager Proposals 1 based out of Baltimore, MD.

What You'll Get to Do:

The Proposal Manager will support F35 Program proposals. The proposal manager will lead the activities related to completing a high quality, fully compliant proposal from the kick-off to contract award. The proposal manager is required to have working knowledge of the DoD contracting acquisition process, FAR and the NGMS proposal process.

Job responsibilities

  • Lead and execute proposal efforts to ensure an on time delivery of a high quality, FAR compliant and customer responsive proposal

  • Support Program Manager in identifying proposal team, chairs kick off meeting, and coordinates proposal workflow

  • Defines and communicates proposal requirements and responsibilities to BOE writers, functional areas, and support organizations

  • Lead the estimating function and prepare material, labor, ODC and non-recurring estimates via coordination of proposal inputs from functional organizations/stakeholders

  • Collaborate with functional proposal team leads to review accuracy of material CBOMs

  • Work closely with the proposal development team, including Pricing & Estimating, to prepare, review, and finalize proposal inputs

  • Review and evaluate all proposal outputs by element of cost, identity material changes and ensure accuracy

  • Support Program Manager in developing executive presentations, identifying proposal risks and opportunities and supporting cycle of executive reviews in accordance with C101

  • Support Customer Fact Finding and negotiations

  • Support initiatives to improve proposal management process, tools and documentation

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of professional experience or Master of Business Administration degree with 3 years of professional experience.

  • Experience in developing proposals in DoD environment, working knowledge of FAR

  • Knowledge of proposal process, estimating techniques, and Pricing & Estimating procedures

  • Strong oral and written communication/presentation skills

  • Ability to obtain clearances as required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of DoD proposal experience

  • Strong analytical, time management, and planning skills

  • Advanced computer skills (MS Office Suite)

W hat We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $99,800 - $149,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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