Sr./Principal Contract Administrator
Requisition ID: 20022071
Location: United States-x-Unspecified-Virtual Posting
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Clearance Type: None
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting Category: Contracts And Pricing
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Contracts Administrator to join our team in supporting the Marine Systems Launcher Operating Unit. This position is for full-time telework. Occasional travel to Sunnyvale, CA may be required.
Come join our team! You will be challenged and be a key leader for your program!
Responsibilities include the following:
Review and analyze customer Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to understand Statements of Work (SOW)/contract requirements and advise the program team on contractual terms and conditions.
Ensure company proposals are fully responsive to prospective customer requirements, prepare proposal submittal documents, and coordinate appropriate levels of internal review and approval.
Definitize the UCA.
Manage proposal fact-finding and negotiations between customer and program team.
Negotiate terms and conditions, cost/price, and fee.
Examine estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Contract Administration and Closeout:
Establish a good working relationship with customers to administer, modify, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contractual agreements.
Drafts customer correspondence.
Oversee contract performance including schedules and deliverables and complete actions to ensure satisfactory program performance.
Work with program business management team to closely monitor contract funding and payments.
Administer, negotiate and terminate standard contracts (e.g., CPFF, FP, etc.) and nonstandard contracts (e.g., UCAs).
Advise your program team of contractual rights and obligations on your assigned contracts, including interpretation of contract terms and conditions.
Ability to effectively interface with customer counterparts via email, telephone, and in-person, when appropriate.
Apply knowledge of FAR/DFARS and US Export Regulations on a daily basis.
This position can be filled as a Principal Contract Administrator (Band 3) or a Sr. Principal Contract Administrator role (Band 4).
To qualify for the Contract Administrator position:
Principal Contract Administrator (band 3): Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 6 years previous experience in contracts, subcontracts, finance, or other business management related function; or a Master’s degree or JD with a minimum of 4 years previous experience in contracts, subcontracts, finance, or other business management related function.ce, or other business management related function.
Sr. Principal Contract Administrator (band 4): Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 6 years previous experience in contracts, subcontracts, finance, or other business management related function; or a Master’s degree or JD with a minimum of 4 years previous experience in contracts, subcontracts, finance, or other business management related function.ce, or other business management related function.
Advanced skills using MS Office Suite.
Ability to obtain/maintain security clearance.
Be attentive to detail and able to handle complex contracts with minimum supervision.
Have excellent verbal, written, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Experience with SAP software is a plus.
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