Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist

Requisition ID: 21007836

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Fairfax, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

The Northrop Grumman Global Procurement Services Enterprise Facility Services organization is committed to delivering timely and affordable solutions to our external and internal customers. We are seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Specialist for our Fairfax, VA or Melbourne, FL office. The person in this position will provide procurement support for a wide variety of projects, including but not limited to: facilities design, construction, tenant improvements, facilities-related goods and services and trade services. This is a key position that will help ensure all contractual provisions related to our facilities projects are followed, monitored and close out. This person will play a key role in managing all aspects of supply chain engagement to ensure that all work is completed on time and within budget.
  • Coordinates the negotiation, execution and monitoring/compliance of all contracts
  • Monitors subcontractor supplier performance to key dates/milestones/documents and facilitating all communications
  • Interprets contract provisions to help resolve claims and questions submitted by subcontractors
  • Handles all paperwork required to obtain approval of work not previously covered under contract; process and obtain approval of all contract changes
  • Monitors compliance to contract requirements ensuring all conditions are satisfied before approval of the final invoice
  • Reviews all invoices from Suppliers and Subcontractor for accuracy and compliance with the contract
  • Assists facilities project managers in maintenance analysis of variances to budget
  • Initiates and/or conducts meetings with subcontractors concerning contractual problems as requested by the Facilities Project Manager
  • Establishes and updates records of all correspondence related to contract activity
  • Assists in compiling and preparing bid documents and bidders list, including any inquiry preparations, request for bids and recommendations for award of contract

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, contract management, program management and/or project management OR a Master's degree and 3 years of experience.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree
  • Large contracts experience, i.e. $10 million + annual spend
  • Certified Construction Contract Administration (CCCA) certification
  • Project Management Institute (PMP)Project Management Professional Certification
  • Institute for Supply Management (CPSM) Certification

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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