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Northrop Grumman Director 2 Contracts Operations and Government Property Management in Dulles, Virginia

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Since the dawn of the space age, Northrop Grumman Space Systems has put innovative products and ideas into orbit, on the Moon, and beyond - from systems engineering, spacecraft manufacturing, precision sensors, space instrument design, ground stations development, orbiting space platforms and revolutionary launch vehicles. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. Northrop Grumman makes the impossible in space possible, every day.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) Contracts, Pricing & Estimating, Property Management and International Trade Compliance organization is seeking a Contracts Director 2 to join our growing team of qualified, diverse professionals in Dulles, Virginia . We are seeking a highly qualified, strong leader to influence and enable the strategic direction of the Contracts, Property and Operations Organization.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Trusted Partner to the Vice President of Contracts and P&E.

  • Providing leadership and oversight to the Contracts organization.

  • Managing the Records Retention organization which maintains complete and accurate records to include offsite storage for Space Systems sector.

  • Managing the Property Organization and ensuring property control activities, and accountability of government property, are in compliance with policy and FAR Part 45 property regulations.

  • Ensuring contractual compliance throughout the sector.

  • Acting as the focal point with Corporate Contracts to ensure widespread company best business practice utilization, and leading in the development of tools to meet organizational objectives.

  • Regularly interacting with executive management at the Division, Sector, and Corporate levels.

  • Working with management teams within the division and sector to develop innovative solutions for complex processes and issues.

  • Effectively mitigating competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Serving as a proactive team player, working independently, and leveraging excellent problem solving, communication, and organizational skills.

  • Supporting Sector and Corporate Contracts Councils and providing resources and input to assist with identification and completion of key strategic initiatives.

  • Cultivating internal and external customer relationships.

  • Participating in Government/Industry forums and councils to include interface with DCMA as well as Government customer points of contact (with respect to Government Property matters).

  • Overseeing management systems, manuals, policies and regulations to ensure contractual and continual accountability of government, customer, and company assets.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 10+ years of experience with acquisition management, including knowledge of contracts in the US government market.

  • Experience providing advice to various levels of leadership regarding contractual rights, obligations and interpretation of terms and conditions.

  • Broad experience in managing contracts throughout the acquisition life cycle and a strong understanding and knowledge of government acquisition processes.

  • Experience reviewing and approving contractual documents for protection of the company's contractual posture and ensuring adherence to company policy.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Experience managing geographically disbursed teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a business related field.

  • Global contractual experience with international pursuits and contract awards.

  • Active US Top Secret Security clearance.

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

  • Government Property Management experience.

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 most positions.

Job Category : Business Management