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Contracts Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10064943

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Contract Administrator Manager 2 to join its team of qualified and diverse individuals supporting its Combat Systems and Mission Readiness (CSMR) Division as Business Unit Contracts Operations Manager.  The successful candidate will work closely on a day-to-day basis with the leadership at a Business Unit, and Operating Unit level, as well as directly with Contract Professionals.  The position may be located in Huntsville, Alabama, or may be fully remote.

As the Business Unit Contracts Operation Manager, the successful candidate will:

  • Monitor opportunity pipeline and ensure early Contracts support, strategy and engagement with leadership.
  • Partner with Business Management to ensure accurate financial forecasting.
  • Manage the Contracts and Property Business Unit budget.
  • Be responsible for the direct supervision and management of contract administration staff.
  • Lead key capture and proposal activities.
  • Support special projects, as assigned.
  • Monitor and enforce SOX compliance.
  • Offer guidance and work cooperatively with the Operating Unit Contracts managers and their teams. 
  • Serve as a role model for diversity and inclusion through including diverse opinions and perspectives, including the ability to solve complex problems by actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with 7+ years of relevant experience or Master Degree with 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pricing principles and FAR/DFARS as well as associated Federal Contracting regulations.
  • Advanced proposal strategy and contract formation experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience or supervisor experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman Contracts processes and procedures.
  • Active DoD Secret level security clearance. 

Salary Range: $107,800 USD - $161,800 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

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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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.