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Sr. Principal Contract Administrator

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

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10037880

  • Category: Business Management
  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% 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.
    The Contracts Administrator 4 will interface with all levels of senior management and customer counterparts, including program managers, business managers, capture managers, pricing and proposal teams, to perform the following contract administration responsibilities:Conduct proposal preparation, 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.Examine project costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.Take an active role in proposal support; managing contract proposal volumes, supporting fact finding and the negotiation process to ensure proposals are fully responsive to prospective customer requirements.Perform risk assessment of proposals and contracts terms and conditions and assist program office in development of risk mitigation strategiesDevelop and process contract and subcontract sign-off packages, managing the approval process for proposals, contracts and modificationsEnsure contract performance in accordance with company policies/procedures and legal requirements, including International Traffic And Arms (ITAR), Risk Work Authorizations (RWA's), SAP, Data Requests, Property Requests, Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI), Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA's)Understand, assess and evaluate Contract FARs and DFAR clauses, flowdowns and subcontract requirementsMaintain official program records, including contractual documents and correspondence with customerAdvise management of contractual rights and obligations and, as needed, provide interpretation of terms and conditions.A successful candidate must:Be able to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.Be a team player, yet also be an independent & proactive contributor, with excellent problem solving and organizational skillsHave strong customer orientation and relationship building abilities.Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to use them in informing, presenting, negotiating, and problem solving.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree & 10 years of government contracts or business management experience, OR a Master's Degree & 8 years of contracts or business management experience
    • Experience working proposal and contracts related activities
    • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR's
    • Current Top Secret level security clearancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Juris Doctorate Degree
      • Government acquisition contracting background

        Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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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