Director Contracts 1

Northrop Grumman
Mclean, VA
Aug 15, 2022
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10053513 Category: Business Management Location: McLean, Virginia, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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. At Northrop Grumman, our values support our ability to deliver on our shared purposes. If you are a leader who leads with innovation, strategic thought, doing the right thing, does what is promised and is committed to shared success, then we encourage your candidacy for our Director of Contracts & Property (D1) position. We are seeking a highly qualified, strong leader to influence and enable the strategic direction of the Autonomous and Tactical Air Systems (ATAS) Business Unit Contracts and Property team headquartered in McLean, Virginia. The candidate selected will be a direct report to the Global Logistics and Modernization Division Director of Contracts & Property and will support the ATAS Business Unit and Vice President. Located in McLean, VA, the ATAS Business Unit Contracts Director (D1) is responsible for a wide range of activities to include leading all contracts and property policies and ensuring knowledge development of the team. In addition to McLean, VA, this position may be located in Sierra Vista, AZ, or Oklahoma City, OK, or may consider a full time teleworker for the right candidate. This position requires regular interaction with executive management at the Business Unit, Division, Sector and Corporate levels, plus the customer base. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to: Lead an engaging geographically dispersed team (Oklahoma City, OK, Sierra Vista, AZ, Clearfield, UT, etc.) 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 Division achievement of goals Develop highly effective customer relations (both internal and external stakeholders) Manage the Government Property team and ensure property control activities, and accountability of government property, are in compliance with policy and FAR Part 45 property regulations Possess excellent problem solving, communication and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines. Increase efficiency by adapting best practices and advocating for a new technology/process to improve team performance Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline with minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience (of which at least 4 years include management experience) to include in-depth understanding of Government acquisition policies, regulations and proposal compliance requirements. Strong technical contracts background to include proposal development and negotiation skills Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills Experience building and developing high-performing teams that will achieve success through a strong culture of early engagement, internal collaboration and critical thinking Ability to lead meetings with government regulatory organizations Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance Experience leading teams, including cross-functional/cross-organization teams. Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion. Preferred Qualifications: Contractor Logistics Services (CLS) contracting experience Global contractual experience with international direct commercial sales pursuits and contract awards Active US Secret Security clearance NCMA Certification (CPCM, CFCM and/or CCCM) Government Property Management experience Salary Range: $134,000 USD - $245,600 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 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.

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