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Northrop Grumman Principal Contract Administrator - San Diego, CA in San Diego, California

Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts in support of the MQ-4C Triton program. Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contract 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. Candidate must have a solid understanding of the FAR, DFARS, contract principals and negotiation strategies. Must have experience dealing with government and/or commercial contracting. Candidate will have interface with the external customer, internal program management team, functional management, and senior leadership to provide contractual council and administrative support and analysis to meet program requirements. Must be highly productive in daily routine, and demonstrate good oral and written communications skills along with strong computer literacy.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years of Contract Administration Experience or related field with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field or a Master's Degree with 4 year of experience.

  • Familiarity with compliance requirements and regulations associated with government contract acquisition and fulfillment

  • Knowledge of FAR and DFARS

-Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong negotiation skills

  • Advanced Degree (MBA or Law)

  • Experience with Cost Plus, Fixed Price and International Contracts

  • Active Security Clearance

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