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Northrop Grumman Proposal Manager 2 (Redondo Beach, CA) in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - 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.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Proposal Manager for our Sector Proposal Operations organization in Global Strategy and Mission Solutions. We seek an experienced proposal manager with the skills, vision and people skills to execute highly effective proposal efforts with a multifaceted team of proposal participants. Proposal Managers are delegated decision authority over proposal deliverables by the Capture Manager, and work in collaboration with leads for Technical and Programmatic offerings.

The selected candidate will be responsible for proposal planning during the pre-proposal phase, and cost-effective execution of the plan through proposal submission. Responsibilities include directing the activity of proposal team members and proposal review teams, and ensuring proposal deliverables are compliant with customer requirements and delivered on time.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: at SQMVideo at

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working on proposals

  • One year lead or supervisory experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Government's competitive acquisition process

  • Experience conducting RFP review/analysis and developing a response strategy

  • Experience leading and directing the activities of team members through execution of a formal proposal process

  • Experience interfacing with and briefing senior leadership

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S Government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability in one or more of the following roles: (1) Proposal Manager on a $50M-class competitive proposal or $500M-class non-competitive proposal, (2) Deputy Proposal Manager on a $500M-class competitive proposal, or (3) Volume Captain on $500M-class competitive proposal.

  • Active US Government Top Secret security clearance and/or active US Government SCI access

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