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Manager Contract Admin 3

Requisition ID: R10080968

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems Sector is seeking a Contracts Manager 3 to lead the Contracts organization for the Multi-Domain Command and Control (MDC2) organization in Melbourne, Florida.   The selected candidate will report directly to the Director of Contracts for the Global Surveillance division with dotted-line reporting to the MDC2 Director of Business Management. 

Essential Functions:

  • Builds and leads a team of highly motivated and effective contracts professionals.
  • Administers contracts which includes the following responsibilities:  ensures compliance with all contractual requirements; interprets contract requirements for program leadership; drafts formal correspondence; coordinates CDRL submittal with all stakeholders; ensures timely invoicing and payment; and reviews and executes contract modifications.
  • Serves as the primary interface with the procuring contracting officer (PCO) and the administrative contracting officer (ACO).
  • Conducts proposal preparation for competitive and sole source proposals.  Serves as the lead for the proposal contracts volume.  
  • Partners closely with Pricing & Estimating (P&E), Technical, and Capture team to develop and implement proposal strategies.
  • Reviews and provides feedback on customer RFIs, draft RFPs, and final RFPs.  Guides the program on the implications of model contract terms and conditions.
  • Facilitates the proposal review process and ensures internal reviews are conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures.  Partners with P&E and the Capture team to create briefings for internal reviews. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 9+ years of experience in Contracts or a related field OR Master’s degree from an accredited university with 7+ years of experience in Contracts or a related field.
  • Prior experience with DOD prime contracts and a variety of contract types such as Cost Plus, Fixed Price, T&M, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with the FAR and DFARS.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as a contracts manager leading a team of contracts professionals.
  • Prior experience working on a large competitive proposal.
  • Active secret clearance with the ability to obtain a top-secret clearance.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $122,000 USD - $183,000 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

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.