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

Job Description:

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


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 years of experience.

  • Strong familiarity with compliance requirements and regulations associated with government contract acquisition and fulfillment

  • Extensive knowledge of FAR and DFARS

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret and/or Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong strategic negotiation skills

  • Advanced Degree (MBA or Law)

  • Experience with Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF), and Fixed Price Contracts

  • Active Security Clearance

  • Direct Aerospace and Defense Industry Contracting Experience

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