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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Contract Administrator in Plymouth, Minnesota

Northrop Grumman is in need of a Sr Principal Contract Administrator to work at its Plymouth, Minnesota location. The location is part of the Weapons System division of Northrop Grumman Defense Systems.

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 one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience

  • Master's degree or Juris Doctor with a minimum of 1 year of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience

  • Must have excellent communication skills, be proficient in MS Office and be very detail oriented

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in Plymouth, Minnesota

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time including possible international travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business or Law (including Paralegal) degree

  • Experience in DoD and Government contracting

  • Experience with Other Transaction Authorities, Non Disclosure Agreements, Strategic Agreements, Cooperative Research And Development Agreements, and Bailment Agreements

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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