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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Contract Administrator in Redondo Beach, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Contract Administratorto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts

  • Cost reimbursable contracts, negotiations and closeouts

  • 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

  • Perform moderately complex contracts administration tasks, to include proposal preparation, the development of change orders and processing of inter-company work orders

  • Develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity

  • Fundamental knowledge of the FAR and DFARs, general knowledge of pre and post-award federal government contracting industry practices, techniques, and standards


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years of contract or subcontracts experience, or a Master's degree with 7 years of stated experience

  • Experience with various contract types including cost reimbursable, cost plus, fixed price, time and materials

  • Experience with various types of agreements, including Non-Disclosure Agreements and Teaming Agreements

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance, awarded/reviewed within the last 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience as a Contract Professional in the aerospace/defense industry

  • Strong knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations

  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman businesses, policies, and practices

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