Sr Principal Contract Administrator (Top Secret Clearance REQUIRED)Baltimore, MD

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The Advanced Radar Systems Operating Unit is seeking a Senior Principal Contract Administrator to support its program team. The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration and customer contract activities to provide and ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements and customer requirements. This position is located in Baltimore, MD.

What You'll Get to Do:

Responsibilities include by are not limited to:

  • Act as primary interface with customer for contractual issues; Monitor contract and associated program to ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood.

  • Participate in contract proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contract activities to manage assigned contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Work under general supervision to develop solutions to both routine and complex contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.

  • Ensure fulfillment of contract requirements, manage contract changes and maintain historical information.

  • Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.

  • Assist management in achieving financial goals related to cash management and sales.

  • Prepare and manage written communications with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters.

  • Enter and maintain contract data into Contract Management System and/or Enterprise Accounting System

  • Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables and submission of invoices.

Basic Qualifications:

Senior Principal Contract Administrator (A04):

  • Minimum Education / Experience: 10 Years with Bachelors; 8 Years with Masters; in lieu of a degree 14 years of relevant work experience will be considered.

  • Proficiency in MS Office.; 1ERP and EXCEL a plus.

  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and/or commercial clauses

  • Experience with US government customers.

  • A Top Secret Security Clearance is required

  • Must be a US Citizen.

What 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: $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 most positions.