Sr Principal Contract AdministratorSykesville, MD

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.

Job Description

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

The Power and Control Systems (P/CS) Contracts team, located in Sykesville, MD is looking for a Principal or Sr. Principal Contracts Administrator to join our team. The Nuclear Power Systems and Advanced Controls supports a number of strategic programs and customers.

A hybrid work arrangement (remote work vs. working on site full time) is available with details to be discussed and agreed to with the hiring manager. This would mean 2-3 or more days a week in the office.

What You'll Get to Do:

The contract administrator (CA) will:

  • conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, all in accordance with company policies and procedures, FAR/DFAR requirements, and customer specifications.

  • review spare and repair estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness towards overall program success.

  • advise management of contractual rights and obligations; compile and analyze data; and maintain the historical contractual information.

This requisition may be filled as a Principal Contract Administrator or a Sr.Principal Contract Administrator.

Basic Qualifications for an A03:

  • (A03) Principal Contract Administrator: Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 6 years of applicable (internal or external) work experience or a Master's degree or JD with a minimum of 4 years previous experience (ideally in contracts, subcontracts, finance, or other business management related function).

  • Be attentive to detail and able to handle complex proposals and contracts with minimal supervision.

  • Have excellent verbal, written, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent Organizational and Computer skills with advanced skills using MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office 365)

  • Experience analyzing complex agreements (NDAs, TAAs, Bailment Agreements, Terms & Conditions, etc.)

  • U.S. citizen.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance. (Preferred but not required to start)

Basic Qualifications for an A04:

  • (A04) Sr. Principal Contract Administrator: Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 10 years of applicable (internal or external) work experience or a Master's degree or JD with a minimum of 8 years previous experience (ideally in contracts, subcontracts, finance, or other business management related function).

  • Be attentive to detail and able to handle complex proposals and contracts with minimal supervision.

  • Have excellent verbal, written, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent Organizational and Computer skills with advanced skills using MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office 365)

  • Experience analyzing complex agreements (NDAs, TAAs, Bailment Agreements, Terms & Conditions, etc.)

  • U.S. citizen.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance. (Preferred but not required to start)

Preferred Qualifications for A03 and A04:

  • Familiarity with USG Proposals and Contracts (specifically for the U.S. Navy) as well as Commercial Contractor where NG is the Sub to a Prime.

  • Negotiation experience using the FAR/DFARS and commercial terms.

  • MBA and/or Legal background a plus.

W hat We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.