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Subcontracts Manager 3 (Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL)

Requisition ID: R10112014

  • CategoryCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location Location: Huntsville, AL, USA   |  Roy, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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 Space Systems is seeking a Subcontracts Manager 3 to join our team. This position can be in Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL.

The selected candidate will be responsible for managing a team of approximately six (6) to eight (8) Subcontract Specialists (various levels) managing GBSD Subcontracts.

This leader will guide their team to direct, manage, and monitor the cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements that are levied upon the Subcontractor to ensure performance and support of the contract milestones for multiple suppliers. The Manager will act as the main focal point to major suppliers for all Subcontract related activities, brief executive management and the Customer on the status/issues affecting performance or cost, and conduct program reviews with the Subcontractor and Program Office while engaging with cross-functional teams.

What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Hire, supervise, mentor, train, retain and grow a team of Subcontract Administrators (SCAs) helping to build the future of our organization
  • Assign and monitor SCAs’ workloads to ensure efficient and effective execution
  • Provide objective-oriented direction to subordinates utilizing management guidelines & general policies
  • Direct the solicitation, negotiation and administration of major cost reimbursement and firm fixed price (FFP) subcontracts in compliance with internal procedures and the FAR/DFAR
  • Participate with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures
  • Manage suppliers’ 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
  • Execute department procedures that typically affect direct reports and ensure adherence to them

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience (6 years with a Masters) in areas such as subcontracts, contracts, supply chain, or business/program management.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a formal lead/management position
  • Successful experience negotiating terms and conditions, cost, schedule, and work scope with suppliers
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with cost reimbursement subcontracting
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR and SAP or similar systems
  • Active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance

This position reports to Huntsville, AL, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Roy, UT, UT, USA.

Salary Range: $138,400 USD - $218,500 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.