Contract Administrator/Principal Contract Administrator - No Clearance Required (San Diego, CA) - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

San Diego, California

*This position may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Sector is looking for a Contract Administrator/Principal Contract Administrator (2/3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in San Diego, CA.

In this role, the selected candidate will:
  • Work complex assignments independently and support Finance, Program Management, and various levels of Management.
  • Lead proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration activities from the proposal through closeout.
  • Administrate daily contract activities for a variety of product lines and contract types, including cost reimbursable and firm fixed; such activities will include, establishing payment terms, initiating and monitoring invoicing, collections, and funding to support financial objectives;
  • Enter and manage data in the financial/delivery system.
  • Participate in IPT and customer meetings; performing and monitoring compliance to contract requirements and leading change management process.
  • Ensure non-disclosure agreements and contract terms and condition are negotiated within company guidelines.
The successful candidate will be able to:
  • Interpret, apply, and follow contract acquisition rules, company policies, and customer specifications.
  • Think strategically, trouble shoot issues and work with various teams to drive tasks to completion efficiently and accurately in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Effectively communicate, verbally and written, with both internal and external customers is imperative.
Candidate must be a self-starter and able to work collaboratively with team members, including in an advisory role to program management, site management, and the customers.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

*This position may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of experience in contracts related field-OR-1 year with a Master's-OR-7 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6 years of experience in contracts related field-OR-4 years with a Master's-OR-10 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Additional Basic Qualifications both levels:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS/NFS clauses
  • Experience in the Aerospace Industry or Manufacturing Industry
  • Experience working independently on routine to moderate contract management responsibilities, including contract and regulatory compliance, and negotiations (price, terms and conditions, and technical requirements).
  • Ability to manage multiple contracts at the same time of moderate value and risk level, including various contract types such as cost reimbursable and fixed price.
  • Basic understanding of Government contracting requirements; understanding of international contracting.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, with both internal and external customers.
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

San Diego, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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