Manager Subcontracts 1Melbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager Subcontracts Administration 1 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals within our Global Supply Chain Subcontracts organization. This leadership role is located onsite in Melbourne, Florida,

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

We offer 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence in a dynamic and challenging Business Unit. The qualified applicant will become part of the Apex Division within Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems. On-site in Melbourne you will have the opportunity to support our nation's classified, top-priority programs, developing and building our next-generation airborne defense solutions for our country.


  • Lead a team of subcontract specialists to execute a broad scope of supplier performance and relationship management activities (solicitations, price & terms/conditions negotiations, purchase order awards, performance/delivery management, financial forecasting)

  • Set the strategy for your team's work scope (including long term pricing agreements, master repair agreements, etc.)

  • Provide day-to-day guidance and oversight to the team in order to produce desired results (purchase order placement, purchase order compliance, affordability, on-time delivery)

  • Responsible for staffing and retaining talent, performing annual performance reviews, and other human resource activities

  • Effectively and efficiently communicate with greater GSC community, subject matter experts and executive leadership

  • Provide input to Compliance on associated Work Instructions and processes

  • Be a subject matter expert on the Northrop Grumman Enterprise Terms and Conditions, as well as the Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Defense FAR Supplement

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree with 4-years, or a Master's Degree with 2 years of experience in any of the following: Subcontracts Management, Procurement, Program Management, or Contracts Management

  • Must have FAR/DFARS regulated prime contracts experience

  • Must have SAP or similar ERP system experience

  • Must have an active, in-scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project Management

  • Experience working on high dollar development Subcontracts (i.e., $100M Cost Reimbursable Preferred)

  • Negotiating skills with contracts in excess of $100 million

  • Experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership

  • Previous Team Lead or Management experience

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Previous Control Account Manager (CAM) experience or training

  • Working Level Knowledge of Business Law

  • Risk mitigation experience

  • Change Management experience

  • In-Scope DOD Top Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted or renewed within the past 6 years

Salary Range: $99,400 - $149,000

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 most positions.