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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Proposal Analyst (TS and/or SCI Clearance Required to Start) Redondo Beach, CA in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today .

Northrop Grumman's Strategic Space System's Division (SSSD) is seeking a Senior Principal Proposal Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future at the Redondo Beach, CA location. The Senior Principal Proposal Analyst will report to the Price Cost Estimating Manager. The candidate for this role will be persistent, tenacious, analytical and able to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment.

This position requires a Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) clearance to include a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Also required is the ability to obtain Specialized Compartmented Information (SCI) Access.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with innovators to secure mission critical technology for military and defense

  • Lead and develop small to large new business cost proposals, including coordination, collection and analysis of cost, schedule, and technical elements from multi-functional departments

  • Publish cost proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications and other pricing/cost requirements

  • Design and develop Cost Engineering Models and Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs) for proposals, company investment, and design to cost tasks

  • Create and present cost issues and risks to senior and executive leadership

  • Participate in customer fact-finding meetings.

  • Develop recommendations for should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives

  • Lead and support DCAA audit reviews for proposals

  • Promote affordability and quality initiatives

  • Represent the pricing organization in contract negotiations, drive improvements to the negotiation process, and advise leadership on our cost and risk position

  • Strategic focus oriented, including ability to evaluate, integrate, and communicate cost issues and risks to senior and executive management

  • Must have persistence and tenacity to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment

  • Excellent communications skills and leadership competencies


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 years of work experience in any of the following: Pricing or Cost Estimating, Proposal Development, Project Management, Accounting/Budgeting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration, or Master's Degree with 7 years of stated experience

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PP and Word

  • Must have current DoD TS and/or SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Experience working for a cleared client

  • Military Leadership

  • In-depth knowledge of FAR/DFARS/CAS and other government regulations

  • Experience in applying cost accounting, pricing, and estimating concepts and principles

  • Ability to perform risk analysis, including Monte Carlo simulations (S-Curve) on cost proposals

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