Pricing Analyst - Level 2 or Principal Level 3 - Top Secret Clearance Required - Security Clearance Required

  • Posted on : 5/16/2024
  • Job Location : Linthicum Heights, MD
  • Compensation : Highly competitive package
  • Type : Permanent


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Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector, Payload andamp; Ground Systems Operating Unit, is currently seeking a Pricing Analyst -Level 2 or Principal Level 3 to join us at our site in Linthicum, MD. This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80 and will be onsite.

In this role, the selected candidate will play a key role in the organic and future growth of the business by managing proposal efforts from receipt of Request for Proposal (RFP) though contract award. Our Pricing Analyst is a key member of sole source, competitive sector and/or corporate priority win teams and will act as a key developer of winning bids.

This position can be hired at a Level 2 or Principal Level 3.

Job Duties andamp; Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Plan and manage proposal efforts.
  • Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications, company policies, and Government regulations.
  • Coordinates with contributors from cross-functional organizations to ensure quality proposals are submitted within customer deadlines.
  • Works closely with Program Management and Supply Chain Management to ensure supplier quotes comply with requirements.
  • Researches and critically analyzes large volumes of data using spreadsheet and data mining skills to isolate and prioritize key data.
  • Work with the proposal team to develop creative solutions to complex contractual issues.
  • Summarizes and presents detailed proposal information in internal management reviews and customer fact-finding meetings.
  • Develops negotiation strategies and participates as a member of the contract negotiating team.
Basic Qualifications for Level 2:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 3+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience - OR - Master's Degree with 1+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience.
  • Will consider additional 4+ years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Current, active Top Secret Security Clearance, with ability to obtain a SCI upon hire.
Basic Qualifications for Level 3:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 6+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience - OR - Master's Degree with 4+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience.
  • Will consider additional 4+ years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Current, active TS/SCI Security Clearance.
Preferred Qualifications for both levels:
  • Certified Estimating Professional (CEP).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management and experience with Primavera.
  • Experience with probability modeling (@Risk or Crystal Ball).
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other Government Regulations.
  • Proficiency in ProPricer.
  • Experience working with Proposals.
  • Experience working with Basis of Estimate (BOE) and analyzing BOE quality.
  • Experience with advanced Excel functionalities.
  • Experience with parametric modeling.
  • Experience conducting cost analysis and risk modeling.
Salary Range: $68,800 - $103,200
Salary Range 2: $84,600 - $127,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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