Contract Administrator Manager 1Rocket Center, WV

Requisition ID: R10163308

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Weapon Systems Division, Missile Products Business Unit (BU) is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to join its team as ABL TP&O (OU) Manager of Contracts Administration 1 located on-site in Rocket Center, WV. (This is not a full-time remote position and requires the selected candidate to work on-site). This position will report directly to the Director of Contracts for the Missile Products BU and will lead Contract Operations support to lead Audit Activities, Contract Management System (CMS) and Cost Point (CP) CRM system support execution, training and maintenance; will be the main Point of Contact for Data Calls and to coordination internal reporting requirements with various other functions. This position will also provide leadership to a team of Contract Order Administrators (COA’s). This position requires excellent organizational skills, business system expertise and will require regular interaction with various levels of executive management to include various functional organizations throughout the OU, BU, Division, and Sector levels.

Essential Functions:

· This position will provide leadership, support, professional development, and training as needed in all aspects of the contract operations discipline.

· Builds and leads a team of highly motivated and effective contract professionals to include training, mentoring/guidance, directing daily activities, delegating work assignments, and ensuring compliance, accuracy, and timely work assignment completion of direct reports

· Candidate is required to have in depth understanding of the Contract Management System (CMS) and Cost Point to manage our financial system of record.

· Strong computer skills to include data tracking, reporting and analysis.

· Strong and in depth experience with our business systems and business metric tracking.

· This position will ensure compliance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

· The candidate will be able to compile and analyze data, maintain historical information, and engage in strategic priorities as needed.

· The position is responsible for supervision and development of several Contract Order Administrator employees that support the BU and related OU’s. This includes responsibility for hiring, training, and assigning the workload for its direct reports.

Basic Qualifications:

· This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 10 years of professional Contract Administration Operations related experience, 8 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's degree or related discipline or a Master's degree with 6 years relevant experience

· Thorough understanding of the requirements of applicable government regulations

· Strong proposal development skills, solid negotiation skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills

· Must be able to work on-site in Rocket Center, WV.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Demonstrated people leadership and/or supervisory/management experience.

· Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others

· Must possess excellent problem solving and decision-making skills that support accomplishment of discipline objective to resolve complex problems and minimize risk to the Corporation

· Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts

· Knowledge of Contract Management System (CMS) and Cost Point (CP).

· Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, etc.

Salary Range: $90,300 - $135,500

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.