Proposal Publications Manager 1 Roy, UT

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 Space Systems (NGSP), Strategic Deterrent Systems Division has an opening for a Proposal Manager 1 to join our team of fast-paced, dynamic, diverse Division Proposal Operations team at our Roy, UT facility. Secret clearance level eligibility required to start. Preferred candidates will have background in proposal management, project management, journalism, marketing communications, desktop publishing or have extensive experience working aerospace proposals. The selected candidate must be able to work on site and be willing and able to travel if needed (up to 10%). Flexible/hybrid work arrangements may be possible at times and will vary based on proposal assignments. Our mission is to apply proven proposal execution strategies, process, and leadership to teams across the division to ensure successful, compliant, compelling, and on time proposal submissions. The proposals we work on may include top Sector Priority Wins, competitive pursuits, and sole source efforts. Candidates for this position will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced across leadership, collaboration, innovation, communication, project management, risk management, and proposal-based capabilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support development of efficient and effective proposal execution plans in response to solicitations from U.S. Government customers

  • Lead collaborative and engaged teams to develop, review, and submit proposals that effectively represent the proposal strategy and baseline

  • Work with the Capture Manager and core team to develop the compliant proposal deliverables.

  • Mentor, coach, and train proposal team members

  • Lead and/or support Digital Transformation Office (DTO) projects that support capture and proposal management

  • Support proposal process, template and tool development

  • Lead proposal and/or publications team (desktop publishing, graphics, production)

  • Work closely with the proposal management and other stakeholders.

  • Coordinate the workflow of graphic and document assets.

  • Assists with the planning of resources and developing the production schedule. Assist with document integration using Microsoft Word.

  • Works with the graphic designer to prepare proposal content design and layout.

  • Edits proposal content for proper grammar, logic, and readability.

  • Ability to manage responsibilities independently with minimal or no day-to-day supervision.

  • Coordinates the electronic and physical production of multi-volume proposals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years' relevant experience (6 years with Master's degree related to proposal development, communications, marketing, media and/or journalism)

  • 2 years of experience in a lead Proposal Manager role/assignment

  • At least 2 years managing a diverse team of individuals

  • Knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Government's competitive acquisition process

  • Mastery of Microsoft Word

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel and Adobe Acrobat Professional

  • Experience with design and layout of documents and other print and digital materials

  • Ability to work often unpredictable schedules, including overtime, evenings, weekends; and over holidays

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must eligible for a DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 years leading competitive and sole source proposal experience for U.S. Government customers

  • Experience managing competitive proposals with values greater than $50M

  • Document/graphic design and development standards

  • Technical editing

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $87,900 - $131,900

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.

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