Principal Proposal Specialist - HYBRID

RTX

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(262)

Tucson, AZ

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.
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    Position summary

    n Fires & Maneuver (PF&M) Sub-strategic Business Unit (SSBU). In this organization, the employee will be responsible for the preparation of various types of proposals for development, production, and competitive contracts including modifications to existing contracts. In addition, the estimating organization supports gate reviews, government audits and negotiations with the customer. The Principal Proposal Specialist is viewed as an seasoned analyst and has the opportunity to use his/her previous experience to lead complex assignments and provide guidance to other teammates.

    This position is a hybrid role, and the selected applicant will work with the hiring manager to set schedule.

    Responsibilities to Anticipate:

    • Support the development and understanding of proposals

    • Work with other functions from across the company to develop the labor, material and other direct costs associated with proposed contracts

    • Utilize company estimating and pricing programs and tools

    • Develop detailed Request for Estimates which are used to kick off proposals

    • Provide estimating support for the development of Basis of Estimates to include validating and analyzing actuals, ensuring consistency within task descriptions, and confirming estimating approach is sound

    • Prepare and present limited complexity Gate 4 charts for program/company leadership review of proposal information

    • Ensure proposals comply with basic FAR and internal requirements

    • Assess and formulate potential solutions leading to a thorough proposal submittal

    • Ability and willingness to gain special access clearance to work activities as appropriate.

    • Provide mentorship for junior estimators, assist frontline manager with senior level estimating duties.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Typically requires Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of prior relevant experience OR an Advanced degree and three (3) years of relevant experience

    • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

    • Experience with Excel (i.e., basic formulas, lookup functions, pivot tables, filtering/sorting, etc.)

    • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and/or other Government Procurement regulations as they pertain to Bid/Cost proposals

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Possess good investigative abilities

    • Strong organization skills

    • Demonstrated ability to consistently meeting deadlines in a schedule driven environment

    • Effective planning and scheduling skills that lead to the completion of proposal efforts in accordance with customer and company requirements

    • The ability to work well in teams, with peers, and management

    • Effective oral and written communication skills

    • The ability to follow and apply internal and external regulations to the development of company proposals

    • Basic working knowledge of the ProPricer pricing tool is desired but not required

    • Active Secret Clearance is a plus, but not required

    What We Offer:

    Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the first class benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.

    The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.