1+ months

Mgr Proposals 3

Northrop Grumman
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

We are seeking a Manager Proposals 3 with the experience, vision and people skills to execute highly effective proposal efforts with multifaceted teams. The Proposal Manager 3 will lead proposal teams across the division to ensure successful, compliant, and on-time proposal submissions.

Proposal support includes sector and division priority wins, along with support to other proposals in division and business units. This individual will work in our Rolling Meadows, IL facility. Must be willing and able to travel, as needed (up to 25%).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Leading and managing large, complex proposals in response to RFIs, RFPs, and BAAs from DoD, other U.S. Government agencies, international and commercial customers.
+ Supervising and mentoring Proposal Operations staff.
+ Providing pre-proposal planning support to the Capture Manager, including RFP shaping, strategy, and development of capture related products. - Collaborating with the Capture Manage r on proposal execution approach and team staffing.
+ Working with the Capture Manager and core team to develop win themes, messages, discriminators and key features of our offering.
+ Articulating and enforcing proposal roles and responsibilities for all members of the proposal team.
+ Maintaining virtual and physical work space for proposal execution and ensures configuration control of proposal documents.
+ Defining all RFP required proposal deliverables and ensures 100% compliance with solicitation documents.
+ Developing and executing the Proposal Development Plan, including schedule.
+ With the Capture Manager, preparing for and leading the proposal kick-off meeting.
+ Preparing for and leading proposal stand-ups and status meetings.
+ Managing schedule, work progress and proposal risk.
+ Scheduling and overseeing proposal reviews
+ first draft, red team, final draft.
+ Reviewing proposal content for compliance with solicitation instructions, clarity, accuracy, and consistency across volumes.
+ Finalizing proposal documents for delivery.
+ Developing and implementing a plan for post-submittal customer questions and response phase.
+ Exemplifying Northrop Grumman values and leadership behaviors.
+ Enforcing compliance with Northrop Grumman procedures, policies and processes.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree with 9+ years of industry related experience for US Government customers or related experience OR a Masters degree with 7+ years of industry related experience for US Government customers or related experience.
+ 5+ years in a proposal role.
+ Experience managing competitive proposals of $100M in value or greater.
+ Experience training, leading and directing activities of team members through execution of a formal proposal process.
+ Experience mentoring and coaching subordinates to improve their skills and abilities.
+ Expertise with the Microsoft Office suite of tools, experience with SharePoint, Salesforce, Confluence, and Jira.
+ US Government active Secret security clearance is required to start.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Active TS/SCI security clearance.
+ APMP Certified Proposal Professional Experience with agile processes and tools
+ Experience with international programs, proposals, and contracts
+ Outstanding organizational and leadership skills in creating successful proposals targeted to U.S. Federal and/or DoD customers
+ Proficiency in SharePoint

Salary Range: $130,956.00 - $196,434.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-11-26

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