Mgr Strategic Assessment

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in McLean, VA is seeking a Manager of Strategic Assessment to lead sector and division-level analytical projects with a primary focus on strategic competitive assessment. The selected individual will manage and execute various business, market and competitive analyses as needed to support sector and division-level strategic planning; lead special studies that may include the management of outside consultant teams; monitor and assess competitive and other market developments that may impact our strategic direction; and help to build the capabilities of the Strategic Assessment directorate through the mentoring of staff analysts, collaboration with related functions throughout the sector and corporation, and through the development of new tools, processes and products.

Qualified candidates must have demonstrated knowledge and experience of market and competitive analysis, the Aerospace and Defense industry, and the government budgeting and acquisition process. Excellent organization, communication, presentation and database manipulation skills are required.

The position reports to the Director of Strategic Assessment and will be located in McLean, Virginia.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience; Master's degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience specifically in market and/or competitive assessment
  • Knowledge of and experience in the Aerospace, Engineering, and/or Defense industry
  • US Citizen and able to obtain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience specifically in market and/or competitive assessment
  • Current DOD Secret or Top Secret clearance
  • MBA
  • Knowledge of government budgeting and acquisition process
  • Knowledge of defense electronics and information systems markets / competitors
  • Experience in a consulting role
  • Experience in a management role

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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