Manager Contract Administration 1
Requisition ID: R10127456
- Category: Business Management
- Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Networked Information Solutions Division, Network Solutions Business Unit (BU) is seeking a Contracts Manager 1 to join our team in San Diego, CA. This position will support the Strategic Networks, Applications, and Products (SNAP) Operating Unit within the NS Business Unit.
This manager position will lead the SNAP OU contracts team of geographically disperse contract professionals to deliver strong customer satisfaction, successful financial performance and risk mitigation while ensuring proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer requirements. The successful candidate will work closely on a day-to-day basis with the OU Director, program managers, business management team, GSC, operations manager, engineering, and other functional teams supporting the SNAP OU.
Responsibilities of the SNAP OU Contracts Manager include:
Supporting proposal and negotiation efforts with existing customers
Training, leading, and mentoring a team of Contracts Professionals
Supporting Business Development in the shaping and capture of new business pursuits.
Building and maintaining strong customer relationships
The SNAP OU Contracts Manager must possess the ability to work collaboratively with the Program team, effectively manage external customers, and provide guidance and direction based upon the requirements of the contracts. The successful candidate must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and be a strategic thinker.
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years experience working in Contracts Administration or related field or 3 years with a Master’s degree
Demonstrated knowledge of Contracts Administration in a FAR/DFARS environment
Experience negotiating and administering various contract types of varying sizes and types of agreements
Strong proposal development skills, solid negotiation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Background in DoD contracting, prior experience with the USG and/or Major Defense Contractor customers
Demonstrated 1+ years of leadership or supervisor experience
Experience working development and manufacturing programs
Experience with OTA, CRADAs, and SBIRs
Current DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance is preferred
MBA or JD is a plus but not a requirement
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.