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Northrop Grumman is looking for a Deputy Program Manager, Supply Chain (Proposals) that is responsible and accountable for the proposal scope in Global Supply Chain (material & labor estimation). This position reports within Global Supply Chain.
The Deputy Program Manager, Supply Chain (Proposals) is a strong leader with demonstrated project management and supply chain management skills. This role will support Bid & Proposal activities across the suite of Advanced Weapons Business Unit programs.
The location for this opportunity is Northridge, California.
Manages all SCM cost volume activities, compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications
Support and lead contracting various tasks including RFP development and proposal evaluation (i.e. cost and price analysis)
Balance strategic thinking with tactical application to support program execution
Identify and mitigate proposal risks as they pertain to material requirements
Meet company and customer requirements by providing the linkage between customer, subcontractor, program management and internal support functions
Develops and executes proposal plans, estimates resources (people, schedule, and budget), analyzes RFPs, creates outlines and compliance matrices
Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts, coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings
Leads pricing reviews with management and customer representatives
Ability to create accurate ROM estimates for management "What if" analysis
Establish/negotiate material budgets to support program requirements
Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations
Responsible for creating Supply Chain Management labor/material BOEs
Managing program material proposal activities
Creates compliant, compelling proposals that clearly and succinctly address the RFP requirements
Acts as the Supply Chain lead for all internal and external proposal reviews
Ability to work an amazing work schedule (4/10 Shift schedule: Monday-Thursday)
Must have a Bachelor's degree AND 7+ years of related experience that includes a background in Supply Chain Management, OR a Master's degree AND 5+ years of experience that includes a background in Supply Chain Management (Preferred - A&D industry experience)
Experience in bidding to different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M)
Working Knowledge of FAR, DFARs and other Government procurement regulations as they pertain to bid/costing proposals
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Extensive experience in creating Priced Proposal BOMs, Supply Chain Labor BOEs and Risk/Opportunities
Experience in proposal analysis and negotiation of major subcontracts
Ability to be flexible, innovative, work with speed and agility to drive tasks to completion
U.S citizen and ability to obtain DOD Secret clearance
Proven experience using MS Office Suite and various MRP/ERP systems (Preferred - Deltek Costpoint)
Must be able to travel as required (up to 25% of the time)
Traits to be Successful:
Capable of influencing Senior Leadership, Proposal Leadership, and Proposal Teams to ensure proposals are current, accurate, complete, and reasonable
Ability to think both strategically and develop detailed execution plans
Ability and desire to perform in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
Self-driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement, inter-team communication skills, and attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively to Executive Leadership as well as domestic and international government customers.
Salary Range: $112,000 - $168,000
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/ .
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