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Proposal Analyst 2 - San Diego, CA

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking a Pricing and Estimating Analyst. The analyst will be responsible for supporting all phases of proposal activity, from Request for Proposal (RFP) through negotiations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Pre-RFP planning: Establishing proposal budgets, developing labor and supplier estimating targets, assisting with negotiation/profit strategy, working with the program to develop the execution plan.

Proposal development: Proposal framework setup in response to RFP requirements, analysis of statement of work (SOW) to understand technical requirements, development of strong labor estimates utilizing historical cost data in conjunction with technical expertise from the integrated product teams (IPTs), analysis of supplier estimates as developed by global supply chain (GSC) estimating, evaluation of the estimate in terms of cost confidence and risk, working with the program on a plan to mitigate risk/harvest potential opportunities, presenting submittal/negotiation/business deal approval request to leadership in a clear and concise package, ensuring compliance with the estimating system and FAR, managing and helping to minimize bid and proposal costs.

Post-submittal: Responding to post-submittal requests for information (RFIs) from the customer as well as DCAA/DCMA, supporting proposal negotiations.

Other special projects may include development/maintenance of estimating models/tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, mathematics or other related field with 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's Degree with 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands onexperience with estimating or financial analysis, including data collection and normalization
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic; experience with government contracting and FAR
  • Current active security clearance.

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.

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