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Manager Contract Administration 2

Requisition ID: R10098079

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • Location Location: Orlando, FL, USA   |  Huntsville, AL, USA  |  Unknown City, FL, USA +2 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Contracts Manager 2 to join its team of qualified and diverse individuals supporting its Combat Systems and Mission Readiness (CSMR) Division, specifically the Mission Readiness and Protective Systems Business Unit, as the Immersive Mission Solutions Operating Unit Contracts Manager. This position can be in Orlando, Florida, Huntsville, AL, or will consider other Northrop Grumman offices.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the Immersive Mission Solutions Operating Unit (OU) contracts portfolio delivering strong customer satisfaction, successful financial performance, and risk mitigation.  Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for the direct supervision and management of a geographically dispersed team of contract administrators within the Immersive Mission Solutions OU’s portfolio, and new business pursuits.

The Contract Manager’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead an engaging geographically dispersed team with a varied portfolio of contract types for multiple customers
  • Provide trusted and valued advice and guidance on contractual matters and business aspects in general in support of Operating Unit achievement of goals
  • Develop highly effective customer relations (both internal and external stakeholders)
  • Review and approve contractual documents for protection of the company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements, and adherence to company policies.
  • Planning and executing successful contract negotiations and achieving targeted profit rates as well as favorable terms and conditions to assist in meeting profit and cash goals.
  • Regular and proactive interface and effective collaboration with program, technical, and operations organizations in order to provide guidance and direction based upon the requirements of the resulting contracts.
  • Ability to make decisions in a timely manner, offer guidance, and work cooperatively with a multitude of organizations ranging from technical, program, finance, supply chain, legal, export, and security.
  • Ability to solve complex problems by actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources.
  • Demonstrate commitment and energy to meet customer needs with the ability to provide concise and effective communication through presentation, written documentation, or email format with different levels of management.
  • Conduct 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years or Master's with 8 years relevant experience in US Government contracts administration/management
  • Senior level experience in understanding and interpreting FAR/DFAR
  • Demonstrated understanding with recent experience in international, commercial or US Government FAR Part 15 Contracting with experience in administration of various contract types (i.e. Time and material, Cost type, Firm Fixed price, etc.)
  • Strong proposal development skills, senior level negotiation skills and excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Experience in International Contracting to include direct negotiations with foreign customers as well as interpreting international terms and conditions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and develop talent, 2+ years of management experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

This position reports to Orlando, FL, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 2 locations listed above.

Salary Range: $105,600 USD - $158,400 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.