San Diego, California

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 an experienced and motivated professional for the role of a Principal Contract Administrator (level 3) with experience in contract administration, or related fields, to include business management, supply chain management, business development, project management or procurement. The successful applicant will become part of the CNI Operating Unit Contracts team within the Mission Systems sector. The Principal Contract Administrator will be responsible for direct handling of proposal and contracts activities. - Provide direct contract support such as review and approval of contractual documents to ensure protection of company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies as well as working with subcontract managers to determine appropriate flow downs for subcontract formation. - Provide proposal support to include taking an active role in managing cost proposal volumes, supporting fact-finding and the negotiation process. Review and analyze government or commercial solicitations to understand requirements and advise Program Management of all relevant contract issues. Ensure company proposals are fully responsive to prospective customer requirements. - Oversee contract performance by monitoring budget, compliance documents, schedules, deliverables, and recommend actions to ensure mutually satisfactory performance. - Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and, as needed, provide interpretation of terms and conditions. - Maintain official program records including contractual documents and correspondence with customer and respond to company data calls for assigned programs. - Interface with senior management and customer counterparts. Must be a team player, independent, proactive, and possess excellent problem solving, oral and written communication, and organizational skills.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 6+ years of experience in Contracts and/or Subcontracts with Bachelor's degree; 10 years of experience in Contracts and/or Subcontracts in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

The candidate must possess strong verbal and writing skills, be well organized and able to manage multiple priorities effectively working with teams in order to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledgeable of the government contracting environment and have direct experience working with the FAR and DFARS

Demonstrated experience with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and/or Cost Reimbursable.

Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

Organized and able to manage multiple priorities effectively in a team environment

Familiarity with terms and conditions and/or special contract clauses such as intellectual property and indemnification.

Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles or experiences positions.

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.

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 http://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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