Contract Administrator

Requisition ID: 20027805

  • Category IconCategory: NGC
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Northrop Grumman Airborne Sensors & Networks division seeks a Contract Administrator to join its team of qualified, diverse individuals in Linthicum, Maryland.  This position will support the F-35 Program, which is vital to our national security.  The Contract Administrator will be a direct report to an Operating Unit Contracts Manager, and will work closely with program managers, business managers, supply chain, proposal managers, and others in a team environment.  This is a fast-paced role that will work on high-visibility initiatives with our customer to support the goals and objectives of the F-35 program team. Responsibilities may involve the following:  - Provide direct contract support such as review and approval of contractual documents to ensure protection of company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies as well as working with subcontract managers to determine appropriate flow downs for subcontract formation.    - Provide proposal support to include taking an active, lead role in managing cost proposal volumes, supporting fact-finding and the negotiation process.  Participate in new business strategies, identifying and analyzing risks and implementing a risk strategy for bid decisions. Review and analyze government or commercial solicitations to understand requirements and advise Program Management of all relevant contract issues.  Ensure company proposals are fully responsive to prospective customer requirements.  - Oversee contract performance by monitoring budget, compliance documents, schedules, deliverables, and recommend actions to ensure mutually satisfactory performance.  - Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and, as needed, provide interpretation of terms and conditions.  - Maintain official program records including contractual documents and correspondence with customer and respond to company data calls for assigned programs. - Interface with senior management and customer counterparts. - Must be able to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. - Must be a team player, independent, proactive, and possess excellent problem solving, oral and written communication, and organizational skills.

Basic Qualifications:  - A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Contracts, Subcontracts, Business Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field - OR - Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 1 year of professional experience as described above. 
 - The candidate must possess strong verbal and writing skills, be well organized and able to manage multiple priorities effectively working with teams in order to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:  - Demonstrated experience with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and/or Cost Reimbursable.  - Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment  - Organized and able to manage multiple priorities effectively in a team environment  - Familiarity with terms and conditions and/or special contract clauses such as intellectual property and indemnification.  - Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences.  - Active secret level clearance

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 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.


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