Principal Contract Administrator
Requisition ID: R10052540 Category: Business Management Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions 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's Mission Systems (NGMS) Sector, Land and Maritime Sensors (LMS) area is seeking a Principal Contract Administrator to join our SEWIP Production (SEWIP) and Maritime Electronic Warfare Advanced Solutions (MEIWAS) team. This open position is located in Linthicum, MD, and requires work on site twice a week. The job assignment is for development and sustainment programs with a variety of customers including United States Government and commercial customers. Negotiate, administer, extend, and close standard and nonstandard contracts; Provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications; Establish successful working relationships with customers via email, telephone, and in-person, when appropriate; Collaborate effectively with the program team (finance, supply chain, quality & mission assurance, legal, pricing, and compliance) to recommend and complete actions to ensure satisfactory program performance; Work with program business management team to closely monitor contract funding and payments; Lead solicitation and RFP review/analysis, proposal preparation, and signoff; Examine estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness; Advise management of contractual rights and obligations; Compile and analyze data; Maintain historical information including official correspondence. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of Business, Law or related work experience or Master's degree with 4+ years of Business, Law or related work experience Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to use Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Teams Must be able to maintain a DoD Secret Clearance; Familiarity with contract terms and conditions and in proposal development, negotiation, and contract administration; Understanding of commercial/US Government contractual instruments including contract type, terms and conditions, and contract financing vehicles; Demonstrated leadership qualities; ability to start, oversee, and follow-through with major assignments and responsibilities; Must be a team player, independent, proactive, and possess strong problem solving and organizational skills. Salary Range: $80,100 USD - $120,100 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. US 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/. 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.