Lockheed Martin Proposal Analysis Senior Manager (Estimating Leader) in Littleton, Colorado
This position will lead and manage the Commercial Civil Line of Business estimating function supporting Communication Systems, Deep Space Exploration, Human Space Exploration, Weather and Remote Sensing, and Advanced Programs business areas. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
-Provide strategic guidance and leadership at the LOB level for competitive and sole source solicitations including proposal coordination, business case development, senior level guidance to capture team leadership, and delegation of effort to ensure the timely estimating volume development.
-Manage the development, planning, and scheduling of proposals including tracking at the LOB level for all ongoing proposals.
-Develop and apply advanced solutions to unusually complex problems requiring the regular use of a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation. The successful candidate will develop strategies and consult with management on program estimating matters including the development of methodology to reduce or mitigate program risk, increase cash flow and increase program profitability.
-Oversee the compilation of cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with Request for Proposal (RFP) specifications. Direct the research and analysis of historical data and development of cost models to support proposal efforts.
Basic Qualifications The ability to provide strategic as well as senior management level of experienced guidance in Estimating policies/practices, FAR / DFAR, NASA proposal requirements, as well as Commercial proposal expertise.
Must be able to provide effective team leadership to LOB executive staff supporting both the proposal preparation process as well as negotiation strategy and guidance.
Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary and recognition/ disciplinary actions.
The selected candidate will handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment while achieving or exceeding program goals / deadlines and maintaining the highest standards of quality, ethics, and integrity.
Must have an understanding of strategic estimating processes, methods, tools and be able to work effectively and independently in a dynamic multi-program environment within tight deadlines.
Must be capable of working in a self-supervisory leadership capacity while also being able to self-initiate assignments for team ensuring LOB goals are achieved
Desired skills Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex and strategic estimating, business case development, and proposal issues which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
Ability to work effectively with stakeholders from other organizations, including regular senior management level briefings on key issues.
At least 12 years of experience in a DoD / Commercial Estimating or related Finance and Business Operations role; minimum 5 years’ experience of leadership in a similar business role.
Must possess a superior working knowledge of estimating processes.
Superior interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to be adept at dealing with Customers, internal program and proposal teams, including senior leadership.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado