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Mgr Contracts 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10048959

  • Category: Business Management
  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1

    At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
    Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
    Are you ready to put your management experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems Sector wants you to join our team as a Manager, Contracts 1. This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA or Sierra Vista, AZ. Must be able to travel 25% of the time to include internationally. May consider fulltime teleworking for this position.
    In this position, you will provide senior level pre and post-award contracts administration for the NATO AGS sustainment program while also managing a group of Contract Administrators. The NATO AGS sustainment program is part of the Autonomous Systems Operating Unit which operates under the Autonomous and Tactical Air Systems Business Unit. This portfolio includes both Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) contracts. This position plays a critical role in the success of the organization.
    You will administer, extend, negotiate, and terminate standard and non-standard contracts as well as be self-motivated and have the ability to handle urgent situations in a very busy program environment. You will be required to positively influence team members in order to maximize their efforts toward achieving program goals.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Conducting proposal preparation (preparing bids), contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
    • Examining performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Processing specifications, progress, and other reports; advising management of contractual rights and obligations, compiling, and analyzing data; and maintaining historical information.
    • Daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, etc.) and will provide direction to subordinates, as required, using established policies and precedents.
    • Development and training of contracts staff.
    • Primary interface with NATO contracting officers as well as other NATO representatives relative to contractual issues.
    • Primary interface with U.S. Government contracting officers as well as other Government representatives relative to contractual issues.
    • Ensures compliant deliverables for all contracts assigned to the operational unit.
    • The candidate may also conduct briefings for internal and external customers.
      Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in a general area of study and 10 years relevant experience with Department of Defense contracting to include various contract types, or a Master's degree and 8 years of relevant experience.
      • Knowledge of contract pricing principles, and the ability to apply sound judgment to proposal strategy, contract formation and customer relationships
      • Experience in working with internal and external stakeholders e.g., pricing, mission assurance, program management, subcontracts, business management, and supply chain management, to achieve contract execution.
      • Working knowledge of and experience with FAR and DFARS; this includes experience with research, interpretation and compliance to FARS and DFARS.
      • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills in dealing with competing priorities, deadlines, and in handling multiple tasks
      • Ability to demonstrate prior leadership of a team of contract administrators
      • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
      • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
        • Preferred Qualifications:
          • Experience with Contractor Logistics Support type programs
          • Knowledge of international contracting, i.e., DCS and FMS, including ITAR.
          • Experience with NATO contracting
          • A current U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

            Salary Range: $98,800 USD - $148,200 USD

            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.

            The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.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.

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