Principal/Senior Principal Compliance Pricing Analyst

Northrop Grumman
Mclean, VA
Feb 20, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
Category: Business Management Location: McLean, Virginia US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: Yes May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time Positions Available: 1 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. Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world s most critical problems in the most innovative ways. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is currently seeking a Senior Principal Compliance Pricing Analyst for the Pricing & Estimating organization. This individual supports the Compliance and Operations Manager for Pricing & Estimating with a resident office in Sector Headquarters in McLean, Virginia. The Senior Principal Compliance Pricing Analyst is a skilled individual with expertise in developing and managing business financial proposal offers/bids for US Government contracts. They support the proposal process to validate the back-up data adequacy for US Government audits of the proposal data and process, provide guidance to responses to audit and clarification requests, coordinate and evaluate current processes and practices, and present ways to improve productivity. Responsibilities: Maintains a controlled documentation system, record retention, and information services functions including electronic records retention processes Ensures compliance to the requirements from requesting audit agency Interprets and enforces documentation instructions, policies, and procedure requirements Identifies submission components, communicates documentation standards, and coordinates assembly of formal response Exercises considerable latitude determining objectives and approaches to assignment Develops solutions which require regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives Influences future estimating system compliance and validation Assists the Pricing & Estimating team to integrate the appropriate disclosures and supplemental data to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and practices are integrated into the proposal disclosures as auditable backup data Facilitates improvements to proposal disclosures for P&E staff Maintains performance metrics to measure success and identify focus areas Supports the development and compliance of the proposal activities related to pricing and estimating for the Business Unit, Division, and Sector Actively participates in pricing and estimating review activities (proposal revisions, evaluating risks and opportunities in cost estimates, etc.) for the Business Unit, Division, and Sector Plans, organizes, writes, edits, and produces a cohesive proposal and supplemental responses to clarifications with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, and supporting data to justify adequacy, realism, reasonableness, and audit validation Effectively manages competing priorities and deadlines, and handles multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment NGLinkedDS Basic Qualifications: Must have one of the following: For a Level 3; a Bachelor s degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of compliance and/or pricing experience OR a Master s degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of compliance and/or pricing experience For a Level 4; a Bachelor s degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of compliance and/or pricing experience OR a Master's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimumj of 8 years of complicnae and/or pricing experience Ability to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time) Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a US Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearance Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia Preferred Qualifications: Cross-sector experience desirable Experience in aerospace industry and familiarity with ProPricer software Active/transferable Top Secret/SCI security clearance In-depth understanding of US Government acquisition policies, regulations & proposal compliance requirements Demonstrated knowledge of estimating, costing, and pricing techniques with expertise in business management, government contracts, supplemental data disclosures, & US Government audits Excellent communication skills with the ability to use them in informing, presenting, negotiating & problem solving with a wide range of people Demonstrated ability to support complex operations while collaborating with multiple stakeholders Dynamic, self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently, meet deadlines and achieve commitments Flexible approach to work, an understanding of working collaboratively on a team, & willingness to be an active & supportive member of a cross-functional team Strong problem solving & analytical skills; ability to make recommendations & provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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