Contract Administrator/Principal Contract Administrator (SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED)
Requisition ID: R10128043
- Category: Business Management
- Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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: 1
PSSST. I’ve got a secret. Do you want to be part of Mission System’s future? Are you ready to join a fun, engaged program team? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this may be the role for you! We are seeking a Contracts Administrator/Principal Contracts Administrator to support the Restricted and Emerging Restricted Operating Unit (OU) under the growing Advance Missions Capabilities (AMC) Business Unit (BU)! What’s not a secret is that this job will support multiple restricted customers, working on future technologies that will drive major franchise programs. We believe in supporting the mission, providing quality contracts support to our programs, and gaining beneficial experience that will add value to your career. It’s no secret this is an on-site (with reasonable flexibility) role in Linthicum, MD. Coming into the office is worth it to work alongside high-energy team members and supportive leadership. Come learn, be challenged, and grow your network by joining our fantastic team!
Responsibilities include the following:
Act as primary interface with customer for contractual issues; Monitor contract and associated program to ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood.
Conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
Work under general supervision to develop solutions to contractual matters to ensure compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.
Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
Prepare and manage written communications with internal and external customers.
Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables, proposals, and data calls.
Contracts Administrator - Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years directly related experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 1 year directly related experience. Candidates with 7+ years of directly related experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree will be given consideration.
Principal Contracts Administrator - Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years directly related experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years directly related experience. Will consider 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and Adobe.
Must be a team player but also have the ability to work independently.
Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS.
Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills.
Must have an active Secret security clearance with most recent periodic investigation having been completed in the last 5 years.
Ability to travel occasionally.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate across functions.
Ability to efficiently and effectively research FAR/DFARS information. Ability to understand regulatory changes and their impact on contracts/subcontracts.
Ability to solve a variety of problems by referring to policies and procedures as necessary.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
Experience with USG and Prime customers and different contract types.
Experience working restricted programs.
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.
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.