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Principal/Sr. Principal Contract Administrator with Active TS Clearance

Requisition ID: R10062150

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector (NGMS) is currently seeking an experienced Principal / Senior Principal Contracts Administrator with Active TS Clearance to join our team of qualified, diverse professionals to support our Advanced Mission Capabilities Business Unit. This position will be located with our team in Linthicum, MD.

Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts. Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information

Qualified candidates with a Secret clearance may be considered.

The successful candidate will possess leadership qualities and be able to provide responsible advice and counsel on a wide range of contractual and business issues under moderate supervision and perform in all matters involving the interpretation and application of company contracting policies and procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: - Assisting  staff members to manage defense contracts, working new business proposals, and performing contract closeouts. - Working closely with program office staff and other disciplines to accomplish program and company goals. - Exhibiting strong communications with internal and external contacts. - Interpreting and applying Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), and other federal agency regulations. - Working with various Government and prime contractor customers. Managing internal and external audits relating to contract matters. - Understanding assigned contract scope and terms to identify and manage changes to the contract baseline. - Conducting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. - Resolving a wide range of issues demonstrating good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. - Leading project teams to achieve milestones and objectives. - Working on complex problems with diverse scope where analysis of data requires thoughtful evaluation and resolution. - Strong attention to detail essential. - Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

(Band 3) Principal Contract Administrator must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with 6 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields – OR –Master’s Degree from an accredited institution with 4 years professional experience as described above

(Band 4) Sr. Principal Contract Administrator candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with  10 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields – OR –Master’s Degree from an accredited institution with 8 year professional experience as described above

Current Top Secret level security clearance

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Familiarity with contract terms and conditions and in proposal development, negotiation, and contract administration.

Understanding of commercial/US Government contractual instruments including contract type, terms and conditions, and contract financing vehicles.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated leadership qualities; ability to start, oversee, and follow-through with major assignments and responsibilities.

Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
MBA

5+ years of DoD Contracts Experience


Salary Range: $80,100 USD - $120,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $99,200 USD - $148,800 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 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.



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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.