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Northrop Grumman Mgr Proposals 3 in McLean, Virginia

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.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

The Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Proposal Manager 3 to join our growing team of diverse professionals. The Primary location for this position is McLean, VA but may be located at one of our major NGDS site, (e.g. Huntsville, AL, Warner Robins, GA, Clearfield, UT, Salt lake City, UT, NorthRidge, CA or Baltimore, MD) The selected candidate will work with teams creating compliant, compelling business proposals that result in winning new business with U.S. and international customers.


  • Develops and executes proposal plans, estimates resources (people, schedule, and budget), analyzes RFPs, creates outlines and compliance matrices

  • Engages with Capture Manager to craft proposal strategy and develop compelling messaging that addresses the strengths of the Northrop Grumman offering

  • Creates compliant, compelling proposals that clearly and succinctly address the RFP requirements

  • Ensures on-time delivery of proposals and document lessons learned to improve processes.

  • Performs volume lead and writing assignments in support of other proposal managers


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, management, or business discipline with a minimum of 10 years of relevant proposal experience

  • Master's degree in a technical, management, or business discipline with a minimum of 8 years of relevant proposal experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of specific experience in proposal management

  • Must have experience leading proposals with values greater than $100 million

  • Experience leading proposal volumes and/or performing as a writer on proposals

  • Must be willing to travel as needed (up to 25%)

  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in SharePoint

  • Experience with agile processes and tools

  • Experience with international programs, proposals, and contracts

  • Excellent skills in critical thinking, writing, editing, visual element planning, and BOE development

  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills in creating successful proposals targeted to U.S. Federal and/or DoD customers

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Business Development