Northrop Grumman Contract Administrator 5_Clearance required in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

NGAS, Space Division, is seeking a Contracts Administrator5 (CA5) to join its team of qualified, diverse individuals who support Aerospace Products in the Space Systems Division (SSD), located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The CA5 will interface with all levels of senior management and customer counterparts, including program managers, business managers, capture managers, and proposal teams, to perform the following contract administration responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned Project Areas in Aerospace Products.

  • Conduct 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.

  • Examine project costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Take an active lead role in proposal support; managing contract proposal volumes, supporting fact finding and the negotiation process to ensure proposals are fully responsive to prospective customer requirements.

  • Perform risk assessment of proposals and contracts terms and conditions and assist program office in development of risk mitigation strategies.

  • Develop and process contract and subcontract sign-off packages, managing the approval process for proposals,contracts and modifications.

  • Assist Program Management in completing subcontractor award fee reviews for evaluation of performance in key areas, such as logistics, schedule, cost and management of lower tier subcontractors.

  • Ensure contract performance in accordance with company policies, procedures, and legal requirements, including International Traffic And Arms (ITAR), Risk Work Authorizations (RWA's), iCMS/SAP, Data Requests, Property Requests

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 15years of experience in Contract Administration or Business Management; 13 years with Master's degree

  • Experience working major proposal and contracts related activities

  • MS Office knowledge (word, excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong knowledge of FAR/DFARs

  • Active Top Secret/ SSBI or SCI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

  • Established dynamic self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.