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Northrop Grumman Mgr Publications 1 in McLean, Virginia

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

The Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Publications Manager 1 to lead a team of desktop publishers and editor/writer professionals working with proposal teams to contribute and lead volume teams in the creation of compliant, compelling business proposal artifacts that result in winning new businesses from our prospective US and international customers. This position is remote and or on-site at times.

Responsibilities include:

•Lead a team of desktop publishers and editors/writers specialist; coordinating with department members, and repro center; arranging for proposal materials, and other resources for production or publishing.

•Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and quality of a company's written materials

•Precisely control and interpret information flow between team members

•Ensure word templates for each proposal follow Northrop Grumman Corporate guidelines and RFP requirements

•Collaborates with Proposal Managers, coordinators, and other team members to meet scheduled requirements.

•Work with the larger team of proposal managers, capture managers, to develop, document and disseminate best agile proposal practices and conduct related training

•Provide quality assurance of proposal volumes prior to delivery

•Provide guidance to consultant staff (DTP/editors).

•Knowledgeable on latest grammar and page layout tools

•Execute department editors/writers and DTP procedures and best practices

•Ability to work in a deadline driven environment without compromising quality results

•Work closely with management to schedule and coordinate staff assignments

•Ensures high quality of output and compatibility of product with follow-on reproduction processes

•Support SharePoint permission granting, process and tracking


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelors degree in English or Communication, or related degree or equivalent 4 years' experience with relevant work or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

•Strong understanding of proposal operations, and leadership principles.

•Proficient in Microsoft Office, language/grammar applications and incorporation of graphics into proposal document.

•As an editor, the ability to improve on other people's work, detail oriented, thorough, and organized with an ability to keep work/schedule on track and to drive deliverables to completion and to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

•Experienced in formatting large and complex proposals and customize documents to meet RFP requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

•APMP Foundation certification

•Experience supporting DoD, Civil Federal and Intel proposals

•Experience with Agile technique and tools

•Demonstrate skills in critical thinking and writing

•SharePoint experience

•Eligibility for 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Communications