Principal/Contract Administrator (TS/SCI Required)
Requisition ID: 21012725 Category: Business Management Location: Annapolis Junction - MD, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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 is seeking experienced cleared professional for a Contract Administrator or Principal Contract Administrator (level 2/3). This position is primarily located in Annapolis Junction, MD, but willing to consider a strong candidate based out of another NG facility. Roles and responsibilities of the Contracts Representative will encompass the following, and vary slightly depending on specific position, program, or business unit to which you are assigned: - Review and approve changes to performance measurement baseline as required. - Support audits, reviews, fact-finding, and negotiation support requested by programs, customers, and company management. - Maintain and update contract documents and official program records, including contractual documents and correspondence - Research contract issues and prepare analysis with citations - Provide direct contract support, review contractual documents to ensure protection of company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies. - Administer, extend, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contracts. - Conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. - Develop proposal packages, in a timely manner and in accordance with established procedures - Provide proposal support including taking an active role in creating contract proposal volumes, supporting fact finding and the negotiation process. - Maintain and provide status and tracking information on customer requests - Work cooperatively with the technical staff to address customer requests Basic Qualifications: Contract Administrator (level 2) The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 3 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields - OR -Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 1 year professional experience as described above Principal Contract Administrator (level 3) The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 6 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields - OR -Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 4 years professional experience as described above Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and, innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time. An active US Top Secret/SCI level security clearance is required. US citizenship is a prerequisite. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment Professional experience in a regulated industry: to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications, or Legal/Regulatory - SAP experience Earned Value Management Customer Reporting experience Experience Reading and Interpreting legal and contractual requirements Salary Range: 67496 - 125400 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date. 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.