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Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist in McLean, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.

As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a highly motivated Supply ChainSubcontract Specialist to act as an advisor and subject matter expert for subcontracting actions on a wide range of fairly complex contractual and business issues, to include management of all subcontract types. This position will be located in McLean, VA with occasional travel as required to meet Business Unit needs.

Join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting large and challenging national health programs. The selected candidate will possess a solid understanding of government and commercial contracting regulations and be prepared to perform with moderate supervision as part of a subcontracts team on large domestic and international proposal efforts that may require developing solutions to fairly complex problems.

Responsibilities include:

Performs a full range of the subcontract acquisition process activities, including:

  • Making strategic sourcing decisions

  • International subcontracting

  • Teaming agreement generation and execution

  • Preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations

  • Federal statutes & regulations and enterprise policies & procedures

  • Evaluating proposal submissions

  • Identifying risk and mitigation strategies

  • Developing negotiation plans and negotiating

  • Preparing subcontract files in compliance with Northrop Grumman values, policies, procedures, and practices

  • Collaborates with program management and other multi-functional teams

  • Multi-tasks, makes decisions in a timely manner, displays strong interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and associated federal contracting regulations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a general area of study and 3 years of progressivebusiness experience or a Master's degree and 1 year of business experience or an Associate's degreewith a minimum of5 years of progressivebusiness experience

  • Proficient with using Microsoft Excel or Word

  • Proactive, self-directed and can take instruction and act

  • Be able to travel as needed (up to 10%)

  • U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • U.S. Government FAR Based procurement / subcontracting experience

  • Experience with international subcontracting and SAP Procurement & Accounting System

  • Understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations

  • The ability to work well in team environments

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

  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful agreements

  • Experience operating within a Higher Level Quality Management System (ISO 9001, AS9120, Six Sigma)

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 most positions.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain