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Lockheed Martin Senior Proposal Analyst in Sunnyvale, California

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space. At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder.

As part of the Special Programs line of business you will be supporting vital programs benefiting the United States and be part of a team, leading the change in proposal development. In this role you will be reporting directly to the senior manager of estimating and supporting our Sunnyvale classified business area estimating function.

You will be responsible for leading the development of plans and schedules for cost related milestones upon the receipt of an RFP or Change Proposal Request. After leading the costing kickoff you will help by compiling cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of the cost proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications. In addition to the specific proposals you are leading you will also be responsible for reporting all activity to the line of business leadership regarding the tracking, status, and milestone dates for program proposals.

On individual proposals you will lead the coordination of the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments, providing necessary historical data and factors in support of the basis of estimate (BOE) development. After completion of BOEs you will be responsible for leading the team that ensures development of requested cost models and volume requirements to support proposal efforts, aligning with RFP guidance and internal command media. When the proposal has been submitted you will continue to support with contracts and participate in fact-finding meetings and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives.

This person must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance and be able to obtain an TS/SCI with poly Clearance. US citizenship required.

Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, a 9x80 work schedule, and healthy living incentives.

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications:

-Strong working knowledge of Estimating Tools (such as ProPricer & genBOE).

-Strong analytical skills and ability to read and understand requirements set forth within Request for Proposals (RFP's).

-Strong business acumen and ability to present complex cost positions to management during EPP's and other high level meetings.

-Ability to work independently on efforts with little over site from management.

-Understand how FAR and command media shape our response to a Request for Proposal.

- Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.

-Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.

Desired Skills:

-Experience in estimating, working understanding of the Lockheed Martin Accounting System, and understanding of how our product is used by other business functions such as cost management, accounting, Independent Cost Evaluation (ICE), etc.

-Knowledge of FAR and command media.

-Experience with parametric estimating techniques is desired.

-Experience presenting complex estimating information and cost positions to management.

-Excellent tracking and reporting capabilities.

-Ability to lead a dynamic team and communicate challenging information to management.



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.

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