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Manager, Subcontracts Admin 1 ( Hybrid )

Requisition ID: R10044861

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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: 3

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.

Administer subcontracts with suppliers based on statements of work and specifications for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Preparation of solicitation packages, conducting bidder’s conferences, analyzing and evaluating proposals, negotiation subcontract provisions, selection and/or recommendation of subcontractors, writing awards, and managing resulting subcontracts, negotiation  and coordination of additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.
  • Participate with Compliance and Subcontracts in development of subcontract policies and procedures.
  • Mentor, train, and assist in development of a team of subcontract administrators (SCAs); provide objective-oriented guidance utilizing sector policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the solicitation, negotiation and administration of major cost reimbursement, time and material (T&M), and firm fixed price (FFP) subcontracts in compliance with internal procedures and the FAR/DFAR, and assist as needed.
  • Manage supplier’s performance to meet technical, cost and schedule requirements.
  • Develop internal and supplier relationships to foster successful supplier performance. 
  • Brief leadership on supplier status, issues affecting program execution and necessary corrective actions.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain or related fields with OR a Masters’ Degree with 4 years of experience OR 15 year proven subcontract experience in lieu of degree
  • Bachelors Degree (or 4 additional years of experience) and 5 years progressive aerospace/defense subcontracts/procurement experience OR Masters Degree and
  • Experience leading a project or task
  • Working knowledge of cost reimbursement subcontracting
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR and SAP or similar systems
  • Successful experience negotiating terms and conditions, cost, schedule and work scope with suppliers
  • At least two years of experience as a buyer, contracting agent or materials planner
  • At least two years of experience as a manager or lead
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain or related fields
  • Ability to coordinate across large programs to attain and maintain the best supplier performance
  • Ability to encourage and maintain employee recruitment, engagement and retention


Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $163,100 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.