Manager Pricing Cost Estimating 1

Northrop Grumman
Elkton, MD
Nov 23, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10012717Category: Business ManagementLocation: Elkton - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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 Weapons Systems is currently seeking a Manager Pricing Cost Estimating 1 for our Elkton, Maryland location.The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.Elkton, Maryland is located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Discover charming small towns, parks with miles of trails, specialty and antique shops, award winning restaurants, and inns. You can hike, bike, camp, bird watch, ride horseback, or drop a fishing line. Five rivers, Chesapeake Bay and the C&D Canal can be explored by boat or by land. Experience panoramic views from Turkey Point Lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the Bay, or from the banks of the C&D Canal where ships from around the globe cruise. closely with Program Office and Business Development personnel to implement the necessary strategies to maximize win probabilityWork with program management, engineering, contracts, finance and other departments, as applicable to establish and review contract assumptions, terms and conditions, evaluation of risks and opportunities, cash flow, return on investment, and pre-proposal establishment of rough order magnitude pricing budgets.Determine the overall organization, schedule, and writing guidelines for all proposals and in support of new business pursuitsManage the Proposal Management, Price Estimating and Publications teamsReview Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to determine key sections and technical, resource, and financial requirements of the customer requestInterface with internal business development representatives and customer representatives to clarify customer requirements and selection standardsServe as final content editor for the proposal and reviews for similar language use and themesDevelop and lead teams as well as leadership reviews of final proposal presentationsLead internal and external fact finding activities and auditsDrive continuous improvement projects within the departmentSuccess in this role will require sound scientific/technical judgment, innovative thinking and excellent interpersonal/management skills in order to plan, motivate and accomplish goals through your staff.To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: /SQMVideoBasic RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and 6 Years of experience or 4 years of experience with a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business5 or more years' progressive Program Management experience and/or Proposal Management experience on Development Programs (DoD experience preferred) including hands-on proposal development and project planningPrior leadership experienceDemonstrated command of all facets of Proposal Management including interface with program management, engineering, contracts, finance and other departments, as applicable to establish and review contract assumptions, terms and conditions; evaluation of risks and opportunities, cash flow, return on investment, and pre-proposal establishment of rough order magnitude pricing budgets.Ability to communicate and delegateAbility to work well under tight deadlinesProven team leadership skills, ability to motivate othersProficient use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Software PackagesWorking knowledge of FAR/DFAR estimating requirementsAbility to balance multiple projects, prioritizes projects and meet necessary deadlinesAbility to obtain Secret Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisitePreferred Requirements:Experience in Aerospace or government contractingPrior managing of others experience"Salary Range: 101800 - 152600Employees 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.