Contracts Administration Manager 2

Requisition ID: 21007768

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Peraton is seeking an experience Contracts Administration Manager 2 for our Cyber Mission Sector, Cyber Operations Business Unit, to be based out of our McLean, VA office. In this role, the Contract Manager will supervise a team of ~5 contract administrators of varying career levels. This position has a high-level of accountability and responsibility that requires an individual who has in-depth knowledge and a strong understanding of: •    Full contract life cycles
•    FAR, DFAR and other agency requirements
•    Organizational conflict of interest (OCI) and developing mitigation plans
•    Cross-leading teams The ideal candidate will need to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment, have a history of strict adherence to company policies, and demonstrate a strong business acumen. Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide full life-cycle contract management, including developing, negotiating, administering, and closing out Government contracts and task orders within the Cyber Mission Sector, Cyber Operations Business Unit.
  • Ensure compliance with contract policies, procedures, and standard operating practices to provide successful proposal and contract execution.
  • Identify and work with business unit and contract leadership to advise and resolve complex contractual challenges, including ability to meet schedules, cost and technical requirement concerns, and requirement changes.
  • Leverage your experience to make independent assessments on the level of escalation required as it relates to the contractual problem.
  • Prepare, maintain, retrieve, and communicate records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate and Contract Management requirements.
  • Lead internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and review meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and draft/finalization of contract.
  • Develop strong customer relationships, interact frequently, and work as a team leader to resolve issues and streamline processes.
  • Assist with preparing proposals and narratives.
  • Analyze, prepare, and negotiate contractual agreements as the business opportunity presents.
  • Support Program Managers by providing guidance on contractual requirements and mitigating the company’s risk.
  • Advise and support internal line of business with highly complex problems by providing creative solutions.
  • Accomplish Sector and Business Unit objectives by promoting sound business principles.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include: mentoring team of contracts professionals, monitoring and reporting direct reports’ contract performances, and ensuring staff complies with company policy and procedures.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business or related field plus a minimum of 10 years of related work experience
  • Minimum of 8 years’ of experience interfacing with all levels of the project team and management
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing a team with at least two direct reports
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with a multi-functional team
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communication in a variety of formats and strong interpersonal skills required for working in a team environment.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Top Secret security clearance.  US Citizenship required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of financial business principals and its application to Government contracts
  • CFCM or other professional certification
  • Experience working with Government auditors
  • Prior experience providing formal training on contract-related topics
  • Good technical skills and ability to develop procedures
  • Deltek Costpoint experience is a plus
  • Active Top Secret clearance  

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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  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.

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