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Principal Supply Chain Business Ops/Compliance Specialist / Senior Principal Supply Chain Business Ops/Compliance Specialist

Requisition ID: R10080533

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, 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: Days (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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Supply Chain Business Operations/Compliance Specialist or Senior Principal Supply Chain Business Operations/Compliance Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is on the GSC Compliance team and is FT remote.

Candidate must have experience in Global Supply Chain roles. Position requires coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders to include, but not limited to, Contracts, Engineering, Quality, Strategic Sourcing, Planning, Operations and Program Management. Prior hands-on experience as a Buyer of supplies under US Government programs.


  • Performance of Pre-Award Reviews of cross section of files over the Simplified Acquisition Threshold

  • Performs CPSR data collection in accordance with a common format across all ERP systems

  • Leads, guides and supports Division, BU or local resources on compliance review matters with a consistent systemic approach to “compliance”

  • Performs and supports additional spot audits

  • Assists with identifying need for conflicts with lower level PrOP (Division of BU)

  • Assists in identifying/supporting supplemental training needed at Divisions/Bus

  • Supports CPSR Audits

  • Successful candidate must remain up to date in FAR/DFARS regulations, Terms and Conditions, sector procedures, develop in-house programs and practices to identify development needs, including preparing personnel for positions of increasing responsibility and increasing personnel effectiveness in present assignments. SAP or Costpoint systems knowledge a plus. Collaborations with other members of the NGSP GSC Compliance team is a must.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years’ experience, Master’s degree with 4 years’ experience or a HS diploma/equivalent with 10 years’ of experience in Compliance, Price/Cost Analysis, Project Management, Proposals, Accounting, Finance, Procurement or Subcontracts for a level 3

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years’ experience, Master’s degree with 8 years’ experience or a HS diploma/equivalent with 14 years’ of experience in Compliance, Price/Cost Analysis, Project Management, Proposals, Accounting, Finance, Procurement or Subcontracts for a level 4

  • Procurement/subcontract experience under US Government contract(s)

  • Working knowledge of the government regulations FAR and DFARS

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills

  • Functions well in a team environment

  • Ability to multitask within a dynamic environment is critical

  • Significant understanding of US Government and non-US Government/Commercial contracting

  • Experience in Procurement/Subcontract package audits

  • Familiarity with Government Contractor Business Systems audits

  • Experience in developing and delivering training that ensures compliance

  • Knowledge of SAP/Costpoint

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance as needed for the business

  • Working experience with Microsoft Products (Specifically Excel and Word)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills

  • Experience with all public law requirements, Terms and Conditions, Contract Instruction and Program Addenda

  • Experience in company operating element policies and procedures

  • Experience in Contractor Purchasing Analysis and Compliance Evaluation (PACE) process

  • In depth working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and general contract law principles

  • Previous experience developing metrics

  • Knowledge of cost accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles, and accounting/proposal auditing techniques

  • Previous experience supporting cross functional teams

Salary Range: $76,200 USD - $114,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $94,500 USD - $141,700 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.