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Manager Subcontracts 2

Requisition ID: R10111857

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • LocationLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking an experienced Global Supply Chain Subcontracts Administration Manager 2 to lead a diverse team of professionals engaged in supporting a large and challenging national defense portfolio of programs with a heavy focus on aircraft sustainment.  The position will be located in Huntsville, AL with occasional travel as required to meet program portfolio needs. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to lead and act as Global Supply Chain (GSC) subject matter expert for subcontracting and procurement actions across a wide range of contractual and business issues within the assigned Special Mission Aircraft portfolio. The successful candidate will possess a solid understanding of government contracting regulations and be prepared to perform with minimal supervision as lead of a procurement and subcontracts team supporting the full lifecycle of the assigned program portfolio, developing and  implementing solutions to complex challenges,  and lead their functional area in proposal efforts.  Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Encompass the full range of acquisition processes as a USG prime including participation in strategic sourcing decisions, domestic and international subcontracting, teaming agreement generation and execution, and preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations, federal statutes and regulations, and enterprise policies and procedures
  • Will have responsibilities for evaluating proposal submissions, identifying risk and mitigation strategies, developing negotiation plans, lead negotiation teams, and review preparation and execution of  subcontract/ procurement files in compliance with Northrop Grumman principles and operating practices
  • Record of the ability to collaborate with program management and other multi-functional teams to drive projects and tasks to completion under tight time constraints
  • Will manage a team of supply chain professionals and oversee all aspects of Supply Chain for the assigned portfolio, delivering status reports, act with a sense of urgency in response to exigent requirements, applying supply chain knowledge and experience to successfully navigate high pace and high-level expectations
  • Ability to educate program teams, direct reports, and suppliers on processes, policies, FAR/DFARS, regarding procurement and subcontracting principles.
This requisition opening is contingent on a program award win Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors (BS/BA) degree with a minimum of 8 years of progressive subcontracts/procurement experience, or Advanced Degree with a minimum of 6 years equivalent experience
  • Solid understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) as well as Commercial procurement principles, policies, procedures, and regulations 
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment, able to multi-task, make decisions in a timely manner and display strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Solid knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations is requisite
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with myriad levels of the organization including but not limited to, developing and delivering clear concise communication verbally and written to leadership at the program, operating unit, business unit, division, sector, and customer levels
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidence in the areas of supply chain along with relative understanding of basic project
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret clearance
  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree and / or Professional Certifications (CPSM, CFCM, CPCM)
  • Experience with SAP Procurement & Accounting Systems
  • Experience on programs focused on Contractor Logistics Support, Aircraft Maintenance and Modernization turnkey support and 24/7 requirements
  • Experience developing relationships with and managing suppliers ranging from small business to large original equipment manufacturers
  • Minimum of 2 years managing team of subcontracting and/or procurement personnel with expenditures in excess of $50M annually
  • Active Secret/Top Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $122,300 USD - $183,500 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.