Proposal Manager 3 (Dulles, VA)
Requisition ID: 21017754Category: Business DevelopmentLocation: Dulles - VA, 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, 25% 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 Space Systems is seeking a Proposal Manager 3 for our Strategy and Business Development (S&BD) Proposal Operations group. The Proposal Manager 3 will lead proposal teams across the sector to ensure successful, compliant, and on-time proposal submissions. The proposals we support include top sector priority wins.We are seeking a Proposal Manager 3 with the experience, vision and people skills to execute highly effective proposal efforts with multifaceted teams. This individual will work in our Dulles, VA facility. Must be willing and able to travel, as needed (up to 25%).Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Leading and managing large, complex proposals in response to RFIs, RFPs, and BAAs from DoD, NASA, other US Government agencies, and commercial customers.Supervising and mentoring Proposal Operations staff.Providing pre-proposal planning support to the Capture Manager, including RFP shaping, strategy, and development of capture related products.Collaborating with the Capture Manager on proposal execution approach and team staffing.Working with the Capture Manager and core team to develop win themes, messages, discriminators and key features of our offering.Articulating and enforcing proposal roles and responsibilities for all members of the proposal team.Maintaining virtual and physical work space for proposal execution and ensures configuration control of proposal documents.Defining all RFP required proposal deliverables and ensures 100% compliance with solicitation documents.Developing and executing the Proposal Development Plan, including schedule.With the Capture Manager, preparing for and leading the proposal kick-off meeting.Preparing for and leading proposal stand-ups and status meetings.Managing schedule, work progress and proposal risk.Scheduling and overseeing proposal reviews - first draft, red team, final draft.Reviewing proposal content for compliance with solicitation instructions, clarity, accuracy, and consistency across volumes.Finalizing proposal documents for delivery.Developing and implementing a plan for post-submittal customer questions and response phase.Exemplifying Northrop Grumman values and Leadership Behaviors.Enforcing compliance with Northrop Grumman procedures, policies and processes.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with 9+ years of industry related experience for US Government customers or related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 7+ years of industry related experience for US Government customers or related experience. An additional 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.5+ years in a proposal leadership role.Experience managing competitive proposals of $100M in value or greater.Experience training, leading and directing activities of team members through execution of a formal proposal process.Experience mentoring and coaching subordinates to improve their skills and abilities.Expertise with the Microsoft Office suite of tools.Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.Preferred Qualifications:Active TS/SCI security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.Experience with US Space systems related customers and proposals.Salary Range: 166056 - 249084Employees 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.