Principal/Sr Principal Contract Administrator (Security Clearance REQUIRED)Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10161137

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: 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.

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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal or Senior Principal Contracts Administrator based out of Linthicum, MD . This position offers the 9/80 schedule.

What You’ll Get to Do:

The Contracts Administrator will join the Airborne Multifunction Sensors (AMS) Division, Advanced Tactical Programs (ATP) Operating Unit (OU) contracts team. The ATP OU is comprised of multiple restricted, highly visible, and fast-paced programs. The Contracts Administrator will act as the primary interface with business partners and prime/USG customers for proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration.

The Contract Administrator will manage assigned contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Additionally, the Contract Administrator will ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood, ensure fulfillment of contract requirements, manage contract changes, and maintain historical information. Associated responsibilities include:

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification, and all other potential risk areas and recommending risk mitigation strategies.

  • Under general supervision, developing solutions to both routine and complex contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.

  • Assisting management in achieving financial goals related to cash management and sales.

  • Preparing written communications with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters.

  • Maintaining contract data into the Enterprise Accounting System.

  • Ensuring timely delivery of all contractual deliverables.

This role will have significant visibility within high visibility programs, including Division and Sector submittals and reviews and must manage tight deadlines in a complex environment. This individual must have the ability to meet high performance expectations in a very dynamic environment. Excellent communication is a must as the selected candidate will be directly involved in negotiations with the customer as a strategic team member. Our team is looking for someone who wants to grow and get experience with both USG and prime customers.

This position may be filled as a Principal Contracts Administrator or a Senior Principal Contracts Administrator:

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Contracts Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience in contracts / related field - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of experience in contracts / related field - OR - 10 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Working knowledge of defense contracting.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.

  • US Citizenship

  • Current DoD Secret clearance is required.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Contracts Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience in contracts / related field - OR - a Master's degree with 8 years of experience in contracts / related field - OR - 14 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Working knowledge of defense contracting.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.

  • US Citizenship

  • Current DoD Secret clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • SAP/SAR experience

  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and/or government regulations

  • Law, business, or relevant advanced degree

  • Experience/familiarity with large federal programs

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off, and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $157,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.