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Contract Administrator

Requisition ID: R10100070

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid 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.

The Contract Administrator is responsible for supporting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration and customer contact activities to provide and ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer requirements. You will be an embedded member of the business management team, supporting program success and new growth opportunities across the portfolio. This position will require a thorough understanding of contracting and experience reviewing complex terms and conditions. The position will be primarily focused on USG contracts specific to the U.S. Marine Corps G/ATOR program supporting the Advanced Land Sensors (ALS) Operating Unit. Position is in the West building on NG’s main BWI site.

In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

·         Act as primary interface with customer for contractual issues; Monitor contract and associated program to ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood.

·         Participate in contract proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contract activities to manage assigned contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

·         Work under general supervision to develop solutions to both routine and complex contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.

·         Ensure fulfillment of contract requirements, manage contract changes, and maintain historical information.

·         Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.

·         Assist management in achieving financial goals related to cash management, sales, and ROS.

·         Prepare and manage written  communications  with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters.

·         Enter and maintain contract data into Contract Management System, SAP, and/or Enterprise Accounting System.

·         Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables and submission of invoices.

This role will have significant visibility within high visibility programs, including even Division and Sector reviews and must manage tight deadlines in a complex environment. This individual must have the ability to meet high performance expectations in a very dynamic environment.

Excellent communication is a must as the selected candidate will be directly involved in negotiations with the customer as a strategic team member. Our team is looking for someone who wants to grow and challenge themselves daily.

You will be expected to come into the office at least twice per week, and support remotely when not on site.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2 Contract Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree: 3 years of experience in contracts or business-related field OR - 1 year with a Master's - OR - 7 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Working knowledge of USG contracting.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of FAR/DFARS and/or government regulations.

  • Law, business, or relevant advanced degree.

  • Experience/familiarity with DCS and/or international contracts.

Salary Range: $67,000 USD - $104,000 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.