Northrop Grumman Mgr Subcontracts Admin 2 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman we develop state of the art technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our groundbreaking 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

If this is YOUplease keep reading.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manger, Subcontract Administration 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Reporting to the Subcontracts Manager 3, the Subcontract Manager 2 will be responsible for managing a Subcontracts Team, which includes approximately six (6) to eight (8) Subcontract Specialists (various levels) that support Strike Subcontracts. This individual will direct and manage the cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements that are levied upon the Subcontractor in an effort to ensure performance and support of the contract milestones for multiple subsystems. The Manager will act as the main focal point to major suppliers for all Subcontract related activities; brief executive management and the Customer on the status/issues affecting performance or cost; and conduct program reviews with the Subcontractor and Program Office.

Responsibilities include all phases of the Subcontract from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions, through requests for proposals, subcontract management plans, negotiation strategy, and cost accountability. This individual will serve as an integral part of the Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and Subcontract Management Teams (SMT) to ensure sound decision making, affecting Subcontractor performance; as well as establishment of milestone objectives and management of performance to committed schedules and contractual specifications.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years combined experience in: Subcontracts Management, Procurement, Program Management, or Contracts Management

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience using the following software tools: SAP or related purchasing software, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFAR

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Subcontract Management responsible for subcontracts in excess of $50 Million for an engineering product line

  • Minimum 1 year experience in conducting oral presentations to executive leadership

  • Minimum 1 year of Leadership experience Manager or Team Lead experience is acceptable

  • Must have an Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project Management

  • Experience working on high dollar development Subcontracts (i.e. $100M Cost Reimbursable Preferred)

  • Significant experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership

  • Internal Northrop Grumman Subcontracts experience

  • 10 years of DoD Subcontract Management Experience

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Previous CAM Experience or Training

  • Special Program Access

  • Risk mitigation experience

  • Negotiating skills with contract in excess of $100 million

  • Change Management 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.