Senior Principal Subcontracts AdministratorHuntsville, AL

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.

Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

LMDS has an opening for a Senior Principal Subcontracts Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description:

  • Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.

  • Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.

  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.

  • Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have 10+ years' experience of subcontracts and/or supply chain administration and supplier management experience with a BS/BA degree OR 8+ years' experience with a Master's/PhD degree OR High School diploma/GED/AS Degree and 14+ years related subcontract or supply chain administration experience.

  • In-depth understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations are essential

  • Previous experience with FAR, DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations

  • The ability to work well in team environments and lead negotiations with major subcontractors is required

  • Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills

  • Experience in capture and proposal activities in a government acquisition environment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and apply sound judgment to problem solving

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Experience with and/or a basic working knowledge of the following is a plus: Prime flow down analysis to include classified requirements Statement of work (SOW)

  • Experience in negations at TINA/CCPD threshold

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.

Salary Range: $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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.