Northrop Grumman Manager Supply Chain 3 in Huntsville, Alabama
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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Senior Global Supply Chain Manager 3 to join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting large and challenging national defense programs that secure our nation and its allies. The position will be based in Huntsville, AL with occasional travel as required to meet Program needs.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to manage and act as subject matter expert for subcontracting and procurement actions on a wide range of contractual and business issues to include management of all subcontract types. The successful candidate will possess a solid understanding of government contracting regulations and be prepared to perform with minimal supervision as part of a procurement and subcontracts team on large domestic and international proposal efforts that may require developing solutions to fairly complex problems.
The GSC Manager responsibilities will encompass the full range of the procurement and subcontract acquisition process including participation in strategic sourcing decisions, international subcontracting, teaming agreement generation and execution, preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations, federal statutes and regulations and enterprise policies and procedures, evaluating proposal submissions, identifying risk and mitigation strategies, developing negotiation plans and negotiating, and preparing subcontract files in compliance with Northrop Grumman values, policies, procedures, and practices.
The ability to collaborate with program management and other multi-functional teams is required. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task, make decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, have a general knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations and be capable of working in a fast paced environment.
The successful candidate will manage a team of experienced supply chain professionals and oversee all aspects of Supply Chain for the Business Unit. Delivering status reports, reacting to urgent requirements, applying supply chain knowledge and experience to successfully navigate high pace and high level expectations, educating Program team, direct reports, and suppliers on processes, capabilities, policy, FAR/DFARS, and procurement and subcontracting principles.
Candidate's minimum education/experience qualifications:
BS/BA degree with a minimum of 10 years of progressive subcontracts/procurement experience -OR- an Advanced Degree with a minimum of 8 years
Understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations is essential.
The ability to work well in team environments
Must have strong organizational skills, as well as the demonstrated ability to communicate with various levels of the organization including but not limited to developing and delivering Operating Unit, Program and Customer Leadership briefs
Ability to work with little supervision and apply sound judgment to problem solving
Ability to maintain a high level of confidence in the areas of supply chain and a relative understanding of basic project management
Must be able to present to various audiences and higher-level leadership without reservation
Minimum of 3 years of experience in delineated leadership positions
Advanced Degree and/or CPCM desirable
Experience with international subcontracting and SAP Procurement & Accounting System is highly desirable
International procurement & subcontract experience
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.
Job Category : Global Supply Chain