Northrop Grumman Principal Proposal Analyst (TS and/or SCI Clearance Required to Start) Redondo Beach, CA in Redondo Beach, California
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Northrop Grumman's Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking a Principal Proposal Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future at our Redondo Beach, CA location. In this role the incumbent will perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles. The ideal candidate will be analytical, detailed oriented and able to multi-task while meeting challenging deadlines.
This position requires the incumbent to possess an active Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance to include a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and/or access to Special Compartmentalized Information (SCI).
Lead/supports proposal activities of diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement and collaboration with other team members
Reviews and analyzes DRFP/ RFP/Change Orders to determine/develop the costing requirements and goals
Organizes and estimates initial ROM, BPEs, or cost targets for medium/large efforts
Foresees and identifies potential problems (understands impacts to other areas)
Reviews Task Description/Basis of Estimate for compliance and adherence to the program or capture plan (analogous, parametric, CERs and engineering estimates)
Generates and maintains proposal data files in Propricer and Proposal Integration Folders
Develops compliant estimates and cost volumes according to company and Government policies and procedures
Performs Regression Analysis and single variate CER equation development
Proficient with automated systems and other tools
Populates existing models with updated information and/or creates report ready spreadsheet tables/graphs
Supports Color team reviews and performs estimate crosschecks and the collection and preparation of cost issues, opportunities and risks for briefings
Supports customer fact finding, updates, and corrective actions
Participates as a member of the contract negotiations team
Performs Certifications Sweeps and process for certifying proposals
Supports Customer/Government Audit on a periodic basis
Investigates issues, analyzes possible alternatives, and resolves the root cause of problems and follows through on actions
Actively pursues problem solving opportunities and suggests/implements work-around solutions to improve proposal process
Offers assistance to co-workers and recognizes when work can be shared to better meet deadlines/goals
Bachelor's Degree with 5 years of combined experience in Business Management, Contract Management, Proposal and/or Pricing/Estimating experience OR a Master's Degree with 3 years of stated experience
Intermediate proficiency with MS Office Suite to include Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Active DoD Top Secret and/or SCI clearance
Ability to create automation tools for the overall Pricing and Estimating team to minimize required administrative tasking and focus on estimating and analysis
Experience with BOE.net
Degree or some prior experience/background in quantitative study or field (e.g. econometrics, quantitative finance, statistics, applied or theoretical math, data science or machine learning)
Persistence and tenacity to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment
Excellent communications skills and leadership competencies
Knowledge of the government regulations FAR and DFARS
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Business Development