New job SDS Small Business Specialist in Wyoming
|SDS Small Business Specialist|
SDS Small Business Specialist
Company : Northrop Grumman
Salary : $68,400 - $102,600 a year
Location : Wyoming
DescriptionJoin Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Small Business Specialist. This position will be located in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
What You’ll Get To Do: - Acts as an advocate to ensure maximum practicable subcontracting opportunities are offered to Small Business (SB), Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and small businesses in Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone). - Acts as the focal point for local small businesses interested in becoming a Northrop Grumman supplier or expanding their current support. Collects and disseminates supplier capability and pursuit information; may facilitate introductions to BD, capture, program and buying groups and will follow-up for disposition. - Represents organization as a Small Business Subject Matter Expert (SME). Interacts with internal and external personnel on a variety of significant matters often requiring coordination with various business functions across the enterprise. - Works with proposal teams to interpret small business requirements, identify and vet small businesses for opportunities to support program requirements, provide small business subcontracting past performance information, and prepare small business participation and commitment plans and individual small business subcontracting plans for federal proposals and contracts. - Collaborates with Supply Chain and program leadership to ensure appropriate identification, qualification, and inclusion of small businesses and diverse suppliers. - Works with Supply Chain, Contracts Managers, and Program Managers and to ensure compliance with FAR Part 19 – Small Business Programs and federal contract requirements related to small business laws, regulations and company policies and procedures. - Monitors adherence to subcontracting plan goals on active, reportable programs during contract execution and works with program teams to improve subcontracting performance. - Analyzes PO data and produces monthly, quarterly, and semiannual reports for internal analysis and reporting - Manages workloads, priorities, and deadline requirements to meet the needs of internal/external customers with respect to proposals, data analysis, reporting, and Ad-hoc requests and approvals. - Validates supplier information and conducts market research and intelligence as needed using var ious external sites/systems like USA Spending, Federal Procurement Data System, and System for Award Management, Dynamic Small Business Search, SBA.GOV, and agency SB program offices. Attend outreach events and represent the company’s supplier diversity program as a participant and/or panelist.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage • 401k • Educational Assistance • Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions • Paid Time Off • Health & Wellness Resources • Employee Discounts This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree with 6+ years of experience in government contracting, supply chain management, project management, and/or proposal operations or Master's degree and 4 years of this experience; 4 years of additional related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree - US citizenship required, ability to Secret DoD clearance - Experience as a Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) / Supplier Diversity Specialist - Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with an emphasis toward openness and a commitment to quality customer service - Ability to make independent decisions and problem solve while managing multiple tasks effectively and without compromising quality of work - Ability to network, collaborate, and influence - Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships on a global basis at all levels of the enterprise - Intermediate/Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint Skills - Ability to travel 10% - 20%
Preferred Qualifications: - Experience in procurement/subcontract management in a CPSR environment - Advanced understanding of FAR 19.704 requirements and DCMA Small Business Subcontracting Program Compliance Reviews - Active DoD secret clearanceSalary Range: $68,400.00 - $102,600.00
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay . Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.