Senior Principal Proposal Analyst - Level 4Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10160489

  • Category: Business Development

  • Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America | Palmdale, California, United States of America | San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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 4 Senior Principal Proposal Analyst to support efforts associated with proposal development, planning and scheduling during the supplier acquisition process. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida .

The selected candidate will perform cost estimating/pricing related duties and analysis in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications and in compliance with regulatory requirements. They will coordinate with functional departments to facilitate the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements and research and analyze historical data and develop cost models to support proposal efforts. Additionally, the selected candidate will coordinate activities and participates in fact-finding meetings and in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.

Analyst will be responsible for pricing activities for material estimating under multiple contract types, to include, but not limited to, Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Type, and Indefinite Delivery and Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ). Analyst will support the entire proposal process from request for proposal (RFP) and authorization to proceed (ATP), coordinating Global Supply Chain (GSC) material and labor inputs and approvals through the program approval process, proposal submittal, supporting customer requests for information (RFIs) providing government audit support, fact-finding, negotiation, and the sweep process. This position will collaborate across multiple functions to prepare and submit first-time quality, compliant, and on-time proposals to support the customer commitments as well as NG’s financial goals.

Specific duties include:

  • Understand Statement of Work (SOW) for both NG and Suppliers and prepare material estimates.

  • Prices a consolidated bill of material (CBOM) provided from engineering/program utilizing supplier proposals/quotes, PO history, engineering estimates, etc. and providing compliant, quality basis of estimates and documentation to support.

  • Requests supplier proposals/quotes and/or lead times from Global Supply Chain utilizing price/delivery information requests (PDIRs) through Supply Chain Integrated Proposal System (SCIPS)

  • Prepares labor estimates for all Global Supply Chain functions.

  • Prepares Global Supply Chain Cost Volume in support of customer proposals ensuring compliance and quality.

  • Prepares and supports presentation and approval of material estimates and Global Supply Chain labor estimates at the required approval value level.

  • Prepare and track material variance allowance (MVA).

  • Prepare price analysis for all quotes/proposal on CBOM under $2M.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated experience creating spreadsheets and performing data analysis to create meaningful insights for decision-making

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles.

  • Ability to work as an integral member of the Subcontract/Procurement team to achieve Global Supply Chain, Program, and/or NGAS objectives, while maintaining compliance during all stages of the proposal/acquisition process

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment while managing multiple proposals with excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

  • Self-starter

  • Prior experience in Material Estimating in a Proposal Environment

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Intimate background with Global Supply Chain Subcontract/Procurement requirements, FAR proposal adequacy and execution

  • Familiarity with the concept and application of Cost Improvement Curves

  • Working knowledge of government contract environment (FAR and DFARS)

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a9/80 schedule,and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $95,000 - $142,400

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.