Principal Contract Administrator
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 20, 2022
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 Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a
Principal Contract Administrator 3 to join our team of qualified,
diverse individuals. This position is located Colorado Springs,
In this role, the selected candidate will:
- Work complex assignments independently and support Finance,
Program Management, and various levels of Management.
- Lead proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract
administration activities from the proposal through closeout.
- Administrate daily contract activities for a variety of product
lines and contract types, including cost reimbursable and firm
fixed; such activities will include, establishing payment terms,
initiating and monitoring invoicing, collections, and funding to
support financial objectives;
- Enter and manage data in the financial/delivery system.
- Participate in IPT and customer meetings; performing and
monitoring compliance to contract requirements and leading change
- Ensure non-disclosure agreements and contract terms and
condition are negotiated within company guidelines. The successful
candidate will be able to:
- Interpret, apply, and follow contract acquisition rules,
company policies, and customer specifications.
- Think strategically, trouble shoot issues and work with various
teams to drive tasks to completion efficiently and accurately in a
dynamic fast paced environment.
- Effectively communicate, verbally and written, with both
internal and external customers is imperative. Candidate must be a
self-starter and able to work collaboratively with team members,
including in an advisory role to program management, site
management, and the customer s.
- Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in a business
management field (Finance, Contracts, Pricing and Estimating,
Regulatory Compliance or Risk Management), Legal, Global Supply
Chain related field - OR - 3 years with a Master's - OR - 9 years
of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and
PowerPoint . Preferred Qualifications:
- Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS/NFS clauses
- Experience in the Aerospace Industry or Manufacturing
- Experience working independently on routine to moderate
contract management responsibilities, including contract and
regulatory compliance, and negotiations (price, terms and
conditions, and technical requirements).
- Ability to manage multiple contracts at the same time of
moderate value and risk level, including various contract types
such as cost reimbursable and fixed price.
- Basic understanding of Government contracting
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, with
both internal and external customers.
- Active Secret Clearance and/or Top Secret/SCI Salary Range:
$76,200 USD - $114,400 USD
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top
priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on
their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be
required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved
disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future
court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed
federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
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 most positions.
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