Northrop Grumman Principal/Contract Administrator in Annapolis Junction, Maryland
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Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced and motivated professional for a Contract Administrator or Principal Contract Administrator (level 2/3). This position is primarily located in Annapolis Junction, MD, but willing to consider a strong candidate based out of another NG facility.
Roles and responsibilities of the Contracts Representative will encompass the following, and vary slightly depending on specific position, program, or business unit to which you are assigned:
Review and approve changes to performance measurement baseline as required.
Support audits, reviews, fact-finding, and negotiation support requested by programs, customers, and company management.
Maintain and update contract documents and official program records, including contractual documents and correspondence
Research contract issues and prepare analysis with citations
Provide direct contract support, review contractual documents to ensure protection of company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies.
Administer, extend, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contracts.
Conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
Develop proposal packages, in a timely manner and in accordance with established procedures
Provide proposal support including taking an active role in creating contract proposal volumes, supporting fact finding and the negotiation process.
Maintain and provide status and tracking information on customer requests
Work cooperatively with the technical staff to address customer requests
Contract Administrator (level 2) The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 3 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields - OR -Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 1 year professional experience as described above
Principal Contract Administrator (level 3) The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 6 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields - OR -Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 4 years professional experience as described above
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and, innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences
The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.
The ability to obtain and maintain a US Top Secret/SCI level security clearance is required. US citizenship is a prerequisite.
Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment
Professional experience in a regulated industry: to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications, or Legal/Regulatory
Earned Value Management Customer Reporting experience
Experience Reading and Interpreting legal and contractual requirements
Job Category : Contracts And Pricing