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Northrop Grumman Principal Contract Administrator in Linthicum, Maryland

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Contract Administrator to join the Contract team in Linthicum, MD. The successful applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Airborne Sensors and Networks Division Contracts organization and will support the Advanced Tactical Program (ATP) Operating Unit (OU) within the Air Dominance and Strike (ADS) Business Unit.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts. Conducts 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. Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.


Basic Qualifications:

-Must have an active Secret clearance with most recent periodic investigation having been completed in the last 4 years

-6 years professional experience with a Bachelor's degree or 4 years professional experience with a Master's degree

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Experience negotiating and administering various contract types of varying sizes and types of agreements

-Ability to solve a variety of complex problems by referring to policies and procedures as necessary

-Ability to travel occasionally

Preferred Qualifications:

-Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance

-Demonstrated ability to collaborate across functions

-Experience with USG and Prime customers

-Experience working restricted programs, proven ability to work in closed areas with moderate oversight

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 : Contracts And Pricing