Full Job Description
Category: Business Management
Location: McLean, Virginia
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 2
This position may be filled as either a level 3 or level 4* Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector. As a part of the NG Defense Team you’ll join experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It’s unique work. It’s challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is work that makes a difference. Join us and launch your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector (Information Solutions & Services Division) is seeking a Pricing Analyst 3/4 to join the Northrop Grumman Defense System Sector, Pricing and Estimating Organization here in Mclean VA. The successful applicant will become part of the sector Pricing and Estimating Group and will be responsible for developmental Pricing Proposals, of varying degrees and classifications. This position will work closely with Global Supply Chain, Program Management Office, Business Management, Production and DCMA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, using of industry techniques / practices to conduct fact-finding, data analytics and establish fair and reasonable cost analysis positions and negotiation ranges - including completion of supplier proposal compliance review and the comprehensive review of all elements of cost including direct labor, material, Other Direct Costs and indirect costs to ensure compliance with FAR, DFARS, and Northrop Grumman procedures.
This role will be a key member of large competitive or corporate priority win teams and will act as a key evaluator and developer of winning bids
This role will also be essential in creating automation tools and Agile approaches for the overall Pricing and Estimating team to minimize required administrative tasking and focus on estimating and analysis
Candidates for this position will lead/support proposal activities of diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement and collaboration with other team members.
They will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced across interpersonal, business, and proposal based capabilities; a commitment to ethics and integrity; and the capability to innovate in a challenging and dynamic environment.
Develops, plans and schedules proposals.
Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications.
Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments.
Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts.
Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings.
Participates in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.
Participates as a member of the contract negotiating team.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. The selected candidate can be hired as a Principle Pricing Analyst (Level 3) or Senior Principle Pricing Analyst (Level 4).
Basic Qualifications for a level 3: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with 6 years of combined experience in Business Management, Contract Management, Proposal and/or Pricing/Estimating experience- OR-Master’s Degree from an accredited university with 3 years of combined experience in Business Management, Contract Management, Proposal and/or Pricing/Estimating experience. Basic Qualifications for a level 4: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with 10 years of combined experience in Business Management, Contract Management, Proposal and/or Pricing/Estimating experience- OR-Master’s Degree from an accredited university with 7 years of combined experience in Business Management, Contract Management, Proposal and/or Pricing/Estimating experience. Basic Qualifications for both levels: -2 years of working knowledge of U.S. Government procurement regulations. -2 years of experience with generating Tools, VBA, Macros, SQL, or other types of coding and automation approaches. -Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office. -Knowledge of the government regulations FAR and DFARS. -Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. Preferred Qualifications for both levels: -Experience working within Proposals. -Active DOD Secret Clearance. -Experience working with Basis of Estimate (BOE) and analyzing BOE quality. -Experience with Excel Pivot Tables, VBA coding and Macros. -Proficient in using Pro-Pricer. -Experience conducting cost analysis and risk modeling. -Excellent oral and written communication skills. -Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines. -Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. -Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
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.