Manager Pricing Cost Estimating 2San Diego, CA

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.

The Aeronautics Sector's Strike Division has an opening for a Manager Pricing & Cost Estimating 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals on the Strike Business Unit. This position can be located in San Diego, CA or Palmdale, CA. An existing DOD Secret Clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is required to start.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Explore your future and launch your career today.

In this role, the Manager Pricing & Cost Estimating 2 will manage and develop a team of analysts responsible for the development of cost products supporting the Strike Business Unit. This includes providing appropriate staff and oversight to the development of Cost Volumes, ROMs, BPEs, cost models, or other analysis required to support the objectives of the business unit. This management position will report directly to the Senior Manager of Pricing & Cost Estimating for Strike and provide matrix support to the Senior Business Managers for the Business Unit.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leads Pricing and Estimating activity for the entire Strike Business Unit

  • Manage team's staffing, resources, tools, and training

  • Provides performance goals, development actions, and leadership expectations to staff; provides regular feedback and corrective action as needed

  • Ensures compliance with Northrop Grumman Aeronautics System (NGAS) Estimating System requirements

  • Engage with business unit leadership to develop acquisition and estimating strategies needed to successfully negotiate follow-on business and capture new efforts

  • Supports, and provides advice to policy and regulation issues (FAR/DFARS/Internal Procedure/CAS)

  • Establish strategic relationships both internally with business unit leadership and externally, with government counterparts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of years of proposal, contract, cost, finance, supply chain, project management, or business-related experience, or a Master's degree with 4+ years of stated experience.

  • Demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience.

  • Experience conducting complex cost analysis and risk modeling

  • Strong experience with FAR/DFARS

  • Must have existing DOD Secret Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Must be able to work On Site (Teleworking arrangements not available for this position)

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated products to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $138,100 - $207,100

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.