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Mgr Contracts 2

Requisition ID: R10082491

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Join 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 Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Manager Contracts Administration 2 to lead the GATOR production program with US Marine Corp at the Baltimore, Maryland facility.  The selected candidate will report directly to the Business Unit Contracts Manager within the Land and Maritime Sensors Business Unit of the Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors Division.

Successful management candidate will:

  • Provide leadership, training, and guidance to direct reports in the Operating Units.

  • Support the administration of contracts which includes the following responsibilities : ensures compliance with all contractual requirements, interprets contract requirements for program and functional leadership, drafts formal correspondence.

  • Ability to advise all levels of management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.

  • Responsible for direct reports’ performance in all facets of contracts administration support.

  • Serve as the primary interface with the customer as necessary.

  • Facilitate the proposal review process and ensure internal reviews are conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

  • Build and lead a team of highly motivated and effective contracts professionals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 9+ years or a Master’s degree with 7+ years and 3+ years of relevant Contracts experience

  • Experience working with internal and external stakeholders to achieve contract objectives

  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Knowledge and proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite of Applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain US Secret level government security clearance.

  • Knowledge of ability to use SAP

  • Proven leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to mentor and train assigned staff

  • Proposal development and negotiation skills and the ability to build strong customer relations


Salary Range: $116,600 USD - $175,000 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 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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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.