Northrop Grumman Manager of Pricing & Estimating 3 in Herndon, Virginia

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Northrop Grumman Corporation is currently seeking a Manager of Pricing & Estimating 3 . This position will be located in Herndon, VA and report to the Sector Director of Pricing & Estimating.

The Manager of Pricing & Estimating 3 is a skilled individual with extensive experience developing & managing business financial proposal offer/bids for major US Government contract solicitations & ongoing contract changes/modifications acting in an independent capacity to corporate business objectives & goals, while coordinating other internal operations & staff workload requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and manage all activities related to pricing and estimating for the Division. Includes developing strategic pricing concepts and approaches related to bids and proposals; overseeing the estimating and pricing activities for all Division proposals and changes; evaluating risks and opportunities in cost estimates, etc.

  • Broad responsibility and leadership for overall Pricing functions. Serves as the primary advisor to Division staff on pricing policy, programs and systems and provides interface to customers, external agencies, or corporate as required.

  • Participates / leads in determining and implementing longer-term pricing strategic objectives with impact on profitable division growth and customer service.

  • Manage assigned staff for planning, organization, writing, editing, & production of a cohesive proposal with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, & supporting data to justify adequacy, realism, reasonableness, & audit validation.

  • Support the recruitment, mentoring, development and retention of pricing and estimating personnel required to achieve a high performance staff throughout the sector.

  • Effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

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Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Economics or closely related discipline with minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience.

In-depth understanding of Government acquisition policies, regulations and proposal compliance requirements.

Demonstrated knowledge of pricing and estimating techniques with expertise in business management, cost/ risk modeling, and government contracts.

Experience presenting, negotiating and problem solving complex concepts with a wide variety of stakeholders.

Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion.

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.

Demonstrated flexible approach to work, an understanding of working collaboratively on a team, and the willingness to be an active and supportive member of a cross-functional team.

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Economics or closely related discipline.

Cross-sector experience is desirable.

Experience in the aerospace industry.

Active/ transferable Top Secret security clearance.

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