Manager Business Development 3Rolling Meadows, IL

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 Mission Systems sector is seeking a Business Development Manager for fast jet market, focused on US Navy to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rolling Meadows, IL or United States-Washington DC or United States-Maryland-Linthicum.

Reporting to the Fast Jet Director of Business Development within Strategy & Mission Solutions, the individual will lead efforts to identify, prioritize, develop and acquire navigation, targeting and survivability mission solution opportunities for the fast jet and advanced platform market arenas. Programs of interest focus on Navy mission systems opportunities to include new starts and development/mission expansion of existing programs. The individual selected will be responsible for the development and assessment of new mission systems opportunities and their integration and operation within target customers' operational requirements, and development and maturation of contact plans with customer organizations and influencers to develop new and expanded business opportunities. The individual is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for identifying and maturing initial capture targets, market/mission expansion within and among the US Allies, and effectively marketing the business unit's products and capabilities to meet customer needs, thereby translating business opportunities into contact plans, strategic win themes, and supporting capture teams and wins. The individual will work with and collaborate with a team of business developers and other integrated program team members including all required functions in the Northrop Grumman Corporation, primes, teammates and subcontractors to develop and implement win strategies, compliant with Northrop Grumman's business acquisition process.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree with 10 years of experience with US Government/military systems, operations, acquisition programs. (8 years w/ Masters Degree)

  • Demonstrated direct or related experience in electronic warfare systems, EO/IR systems or tactical radars/weapons.

  • Current DOD Secret or TS clearance

  • Knowledge in interfacing with Navy and leadership/command structure

  • Candidate should have proven experience in the establishment of new customer relationships with the objective of identifying customer needs and technology roadmaps to establish new opportunities for market/business expansion.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science or MBA Degree.

  • Experience in requirements development, program management, and acquisition is desired.

  • General knowledge of fast jet systems/capabilities, and/or Northrop Grumman Navigation, Targeting and Survivability programs including EW, IRCM, targeting experience.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Salary Range: $156,800 - $235,200

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.