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Proposal Manager / Grand Prairie, TX

Apply Now Job ID: 529646BR Date posted: Jun. 16, 2020 City: Grand PrairieState: Texas
Description:
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is one of four Lockheed Martin business areas. MFC is a recognized designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defense systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket, manned and unmanned systems for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, NASA and dozens of foreign allies.

Our MFC business area is currently seeking a Proposal Manager to join the team. In this role, the selected candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Manages the development, planning and scheduling of proposals. Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions. Oversees the compilation of cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications. Monitors the coordination and the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments. Directs the research and analysis of historical data, development of cost models to support proposal efforts. Monitors the coordination of activities and participates in fact-finding meetings. Insures participation in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives. Ensures participation as a member of the contract negotiating team and business operations team.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. This North Central region of Texas is a great place to live and to raise a family. The region is home to numerous colleges and universities to include University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, and Texas Woman's University. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.
Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree
- DoD proposal experience
- Experience with TINA Requirements
Desired Skills:

- Previous leadership experience
- Proven proposal leadership skills on multiple competitive proposals
- Strong analytical skills and ability to understand pricing models
- Proposal experience on a variety of competitive opportunities including a relevant mix of program types and complexities
- Team player and team builder
- Self-starter; successful multi-tasker; highly organized
- Works well with all levels of the organization, up to and including senior management
- Ability to work in a matrixed environment
- Excellent communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
- Comfortable working in fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing/shifting priorities
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. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

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.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: FinanceClearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 5 yearsType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: noShift: First Apply Now

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