Sr Principal Contracts Administrator L4 (Sentinel) - Roy UT/Huntsville AL/Colorado Springs CO (12908)Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10157575

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America | Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America | Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Contracts Professional level 4 (Sr. Principal Contracts Administrator) to join its team of qualified and diverse individuals supporting its Strategic Deterrent Systems Division. The Strategic Deterrent Systems Division reports directly to the Northrop Grumman Corporate Office.

The successful candidate will support the high-profile Sentinel Program (otherwise known as Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, or GBSD), and work closely on a day-to-day basis with Managers, Directors, Vice Presidents, and rocket scientists! Sentinel is in the development stage of modernizing the ground-based leg of the strategic nuclear triad, which is the bedrock of U.S. national security. At a current contract value of $13.3B, Sentinel represents one of the largest and most high-profile Northrop Grumman programs, with countless career and growth opportunities.

Please see links below to learn more about the nuclear triad and the Sentinel program:

This position requires an understanding of DOD contracting, excellent communication skills, strong technology acumen in M365, as well as interpersonal and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is a team player; but also, a strong independent contributor with strong leadership skills, demonstrated problem-solving skills, and a proactive, detail-oriented approach.

The preferred location for this position is in Roy, UT, at the , and relocation assistance may be available. #Sentinelbusmgmt

The secondary preferred locations are: Colorado Springs, CO or Huntsville, AL

The Contracts Professional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as primary interface with customer for contractual issues; Monitor contract and associated program to ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood.

  • Participate in contract proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contract activities to manage assigned contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Work under general supervision to develop solutions to both routine and complex contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.

  • Ensure fulfillment of contract requirements, manage contract changes, and maintain historical information.

  • Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.

  • Prepare and manage written communications with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters.

  • Enter and maintain contract data into Contract Management System and/or Enterprise Accounting System.

  • Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables

  • Develop contractual solutions to a variety of complex problems.

  • Performs complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Most assignments are complex and performed independently without appreciable direction. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Basic Qualifications (Contracts Professional Level 4):

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with 10 years in Contracts or related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 8 years in Contracts or related professional experience. An additional 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Knowledge and understanding of pricing principles and FAR/DFARS as well as associated Federal Contracting regulations. Senior level knowledge in understanding and interpreting the FAR/DFARs and other U.S. Federal Government contract regulations

  • Experience in preparing and presenting briefings to senior level internal & external customers.

  • Experience with managing cost plus type contracts.

  • Must be willing to travel 25% of time as required to support business/program needs.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman Contracts processes and procedures.

  • Extensive proposal experience.

  • NCMA Certification (CPCM, CFCM and/or CCCM).

  • Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholder and subject matter experts.

  • Active DoD Secret or Top-Secret security clearance.

Salary Range: $95,000 - $149,900

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.