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Division Director Pricing and Cost Estimating

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10081014
Category: Business Management
Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Positions Available: 1 At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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) Contracts, Pricing & Risk Management organization is seeking a Director, Pricing and Cost Estimating 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse professionals. We are seeking a highly qualified, strong leader to influence and enable the strategic direction of the Division Organization as the Director of Pricing and Cost Estimating located in Melbourne, FL, or Palmdale CA. This position will have accountability for the program areas within the Pricing organization that ensures the execution of high quality, timely, and compliant proposals in support of the financial objectives of the Division. The Director of Pricing and Cost Estimating is responsible for managing a team of managers and professionals who support all program pricing requirements for the Division across multiple NGAS sites, including Melbourne, FL., Palmdale, CA. and Rancho Bernardo, CA. In addition to managing employee staffing, training and development, this individual is responsible for all of the Division pricing activities in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and best practices to achieve operational excellence, estimating system compliance, financial performance and customer satisfaction. This individual will support Sector and Corporate Pricing Councils and provide resources and input to assist with identification and completion of key strategic initiatives. This individual will also be responsible for cultivating internal and external customer relationships and supporting Government/Industry forums and councils. Candidate will have the following: Exceptional people leadership,
Demonstrated success in managing large, complex programs and/or organizations,
Ideal individual will have broad experience in pricing/estimating processes & techniques throughout the acquisition life cycle (price strategy thru negotiations) or execution of large programs through several contract phases,
Strong understanding and knowledge of government acquisition processes
Strong project planning insight and solid project control fundamentals.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Qualifications - External Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree
10 years' experience with business management including detailed knowledge of pricing and estimating, as well as knowledge of contracts and program business management in the government market or 8 years of experience with a Masters Degree.
Minimum 5 years management experience
Must have a thorough understanding of pricing and estimating methodologies, quality and compliance requirements relating to cost volumes, cost analysis, and Estimating System requirements including direct labor development and overhead rate application
Must have at least a current, active Secret Clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret clearance Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in business related field
Active TS Security clearance We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for? At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program. Salary Ranges: Melbourne $155,600 - $233,400 CA - $180,200- $270,200 Salary Range: $155,600 USD - $270,200 USD 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. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 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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