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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Contract Administrator in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Sr. Principal Contract Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Contract Administrator will produce high quality Contract Management related products for high priority sector programs. This position requires a strong background in U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or Commercial contracting, excellent communication skills, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be a team player but also a strong independent contributor, will be proactive, will present leadership skills, will possess good analytical skills, will demonstrate problem solving skills, and will be detail-oriented.


• Interfaces with customers and business partners, conducting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration

• Inputs documentation and tracks through company Contract Management System (CMS)

• Examines proposal requirements and estimates, prepares bids, analyzes terms and conditions to evaluate risk, accuracy, and completeness to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications

• Processes contractual documentation and reports, advises management of contractual rights and obligations, compiles and analyzes data, and maintains historical information

• Facilitates proper shipment, billing, and payment collection for deliveries, interfacing with DCMA as required

• Prepares weekly and monthly reports and maintains the contracts databases

• Interacts daily with customer representatives

• Duties may also include the preparation of proprietary information agreements, teaming agreements, , and various types of memoranda

• Balances competing priorities and deadlines

• Works well with others in high-stress, high-volume situations

• Interfaces with internal functional and program organizations, and deals with external customers, meeting the goals/objectives of the programs



Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of contract administration experience

  • Will also consider:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years of contract administration experience

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 8 years of contract administration experience

  • Must be able to work on-site in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Experience in U.S. Government Department of Defense contract administration / management

  • Strong proposal development skills, solid negotiation skills, and the ability to maintain strong working rapport with internal and external customers

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S Government Secret level clearance

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in business, contracts, or finance

  • Demonstrated experience in leading people or project teams

  • Demonstrated understanding of both FAR Part 12 and FAR Part 15 Contracting with experience in administration of various contract types (e.g. Time and material, Cost type, Firm Fixed price, Requirements, etc.)

  • Hold a current, active U.S Government Secret Clearance

  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and change directions when needed

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 : Business Management