Staff Contract Administrator (Clearance Required)Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10162547

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives worldwide today and for future generations. 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 with 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 our whole selves 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks an experienced and motivated cleared professional for a Staff (A05) Contract Administrator to join the Advanced Systems Operating Unit (OU) contracts team within the Advanced Mission Capabilities Business Unit. The successful candidate will be a direct report to the Advanced Systems OU Contracts Manager. It will work closely with the OU leadership team, including program management, business management, operations, capture managers, and other functional teams. This position will be on-site in Linthicum, MD, and supports a 9/80 Work Schedule (every other Friday off!).

What You Will Get to Do:

Responsibilities include the following:

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

  • Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment per company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

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

  • 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.

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

  • Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables and submitting invoices, proposals, and data calls.

  • Ensure contract requirements are fulfilled, manage contract changes, and maintain historical information.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 15+ years of relevant directly related experience, or Master's degree and 13+ years of directly relevant experience. Will consider 19 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Strong technical acumen in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and Adobe

  • In-depth knowledge of FAR/DFARS and demonstrated experience with different contract types.

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and effectively bring projects to completion.

  • Must have capable & effective proposal development skills, excellent negotiation skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance, with the most recent periodic investigation completed in the last 5 years.

  • Ability to travel occasionally.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

  • Experience in the Aerospace Industry

  • Extensive DoD Contracting experience with USG and Prime customers

  • Experience working restricted programs, proven ability to work in closed program areas.

  • NCMA Certification (CPCM, CFCM and/or CCCM)

What We Can Offer You:

Supporting the Advanced Systems Operating Unit, known as the "tip of the spear" for future mission system programs, this role will give you valuable experience in a strategic setting. It will also have you on the front lines of our most critical future business. Join a fantastic team! You will grow, learn, and be challenged!

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that 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, a 9/80 Work Schedule, and much more!

Salary Range: $130,100 - $195,100

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.