Level 3/Level 4 Sr. Principal Proposal Analyst Melbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for a level 3 Principal Proposal Analyst or a level 4 Sr Principal Proposal Analyst to join our team of diverse, qualified individuals! This position will be located in on site in Melbourne, FL.

The selected candidate will become part of the AS sector Pricing and Estimating Group, working closely with Global Supply Chain, Program Management Office, Business Management, Production, and various cross-functional proposal teammates.

This role will be a key member of proposal teams; leading/supporting proposal activities of diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement and collaboration with other team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Comprehensive review of all elements of cost including direct labor, material, Other Direct Cost and indirect costs to ensure compliance with FAR, DFARS, and Northrop Grumman procedures.

  • Demonstrating a broad skill set that is balanced across interpersonal, business, and proposal-based capabilities; a commitment to ethics and integrity; and the capability to innovate in a challenging and dynamic environment.

  • Develops, plans and schedules proposals.

  • Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications.

  • Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments.

  • Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts.

  • Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings.

  • Participates in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.

  • Participates as a member of the contract negotiating team.

This requisition may be filled as either a level 3 Principal Proposal Analyst or a level 4 Sr Principal Proposal Analyst.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Proposal Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of pricing/estimating, finance, contracts, proposals, OR a Master's Degree with 4 years of relevant experience

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance and Special Program Access prior to start

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Proposal Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of pricing/estimating, finance, contracts, proposals, and/or business-related experience, OR a Master's degree with 8 years of relevant experience

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance and Special Program Access prior to start

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the government regulations FAR and DFARS; especially TINA/TCOPD

  • Experience in professional communications with USG officials in programs, DCAA and DCMA

  • Working knowledge of CAS, Disclosure Statements, Estimating Systems, Audit and FPRP rate development

  • Experienced with USG RFP/BAA/IFB/RFQs

  • Experience working within complex, high volume, high value proposals of varying contract types [FFP, FPIF, CPAF, CPIF, etc.]

  • Active Program Clearance.

  • Experience working with Basis of Estimate (BOE) and analyzing BOE quality.

  • Experience with Excel Pivot Tables, VBA coding and Macros.

  • Experience with parametric modeling (such as SEER-SIM, PRICE True Planning, etc.).

  • Proficient in using Pro-Pricer.

  • Experience conducting cost analysis and risk modeling.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.

Salary Range: $74,600 - $111,800

Salary Range 2: $92,400 - $138,600

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

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