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Northrop Grumman Principal Proposal Analyst in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking a strong Proposal Analyst 2 (GSC Material & GSC Labor Estimator) to join our F-35 team of qualified, diverse individuals in Redondo Beach, California.

The individual in this role will develop, plan and schedule Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) compliant F-35 Global Supply Chain (GSC) estimates in response to internal Request for Estimates (RFE) to support customer Request for Proposals (RFP).

This role includes but is not limited to:

  • Compiling GSC cost, schedule and technical elements in the development of estimates in accordance with RFE/RFP requirements

  • Researching and analyzing historical data and developing cost models and/or Cost Estimating Relationships/Factors (CER/CEF) to support proposal efforts. Coordinating activities with GSC functional departments such as obtaining supplier quotes through Supplier Management, working with GSC functional departments on labor estimates and ensuring Price/Cost Analysis Reports (PCAR) are completed in a timely manner.

  • Generating Task Descriptions and Basis of Estimates (TD/BOE) with Rationale and time-phasing based on Statement of Work (SOW) requirements using actuals, cost models or other data (e.g., supplier proposals, PCARs, Long Term Agreements, etc.).

  • Generating Bills of Material (BOM), Consolidated BOMs (CBOM), Termination Liability Profiles and supporting data for proposals.

  • Preparing and presenting signoff packages to management for approvals

  • Participating in post-estimate program reviews, customer fact-finding, DCAA/DCMA audits and customer negotiations

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor'sDegree with a minimum of6 years of financial analysis experience, Master's Degree with4 year of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The Ideal candidate would possess estimating skills such as:

  • Understanding of F.A.R. Part 15

  • Ability to pull actuals (SAP a plus) and analyze actuals for use in proposal

  • Strong Excel Skills (e.g., power queries/pivots

  • Ability to evaluate RFE SSOWs and relate to GSC departmental SOWs

  • Ability to document and support a Task Description and Basis of Estimate that complies with the Proposal and FAR requirements

Familiarity with application of terms like:

  • Accounting Calendar

  • Equivalent Person (EP)

  • Level of Effort (LoE)

  • Cost Estimating Relationship (CER)

  • Parametric Estimate

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Summary Cost Elements (SCE)

  • Cost Centers

  • Improvement Curve Theory / Learning Curves, etc.

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 : Business Development