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Northrop Grumman Principal Contract Administrator in Middle River, Maryland

Business Management


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 Defense Systems sector is seeking a motivated and energetic Principal Contracts Administrator to provide contracts oversight, administration and management at its ISR Special Mission Aircraft Operating Unit. This position will be located at Martin State Airport in Middle River, Maryland .

This position requires extensive leadership responsibilities in administering, extending, and negotiating complex contracts. The candidate will be responsible in supporting proposal preparation, contract negotiation under minimal supervision, and contract administration including but not limited to strong internal and external customer communication activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, including FAR/DFARS requirements, and customer specification.


  • Reviews and analyzes customer Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to understand Statements of Work (SOW)/contract requirements and advise the program team on contractual terms and conditions

  • Ensures company proposals are fully responsive to prospective customer requirements, prepares proposal submittal documents, and coordinates appropriate levels of internal review and approval

  • Manages fact-finding, evaluation notices, and negotiations between customer and program team

  • Manages and administers Contractual Data Requirements List (CDRLs) and other reports, advises management of contractual rights and obligations, compiles and analyzes data, and maintains historical information through the closeout process

Job Category : Business Management