Contract AdministratorSierra Vista, AZ

Requisition ID: R10158161

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States of America | Clearfield, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

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

  • Travel Required: No

  • 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 Defense Systems (NGDS) is seeking a Contract Administrator (Level 2) to join its team of qualified, and diverse professionals. This position will be in Sierra Vista, AZ or Clearfield, UT .

The successful applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's contracts organization and will support various Government programs, capture and proposal activities as well as provide contract operations support. The successful candidate will be a direct report to Contracts Leadership and will work closely on a day-to-day basis with the business managers, operations managers, capture managers and other functional teams throughout the department. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of contracts from the business development phase through contract closeout, delivering strong customer satisfaction, successful financial performance, and risk mitigation. Candidate's ability to build strong customer intimacy and employee engagement is key. Candidate must be a self-starter and able to work collaboratively with team members, including in an advisory role to program management, site management and the customers. Candidate will have knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).

In this role, the selected candidate will:

  • Work complex assignments independently and support Finance, Program Management, and various levels of Management

  • Entry of Receiving Reports (DD250’s) into Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) to facilitate proper shipment, billing, and payment collection for deliveries, interfacing with DCMA or customer as required

  • Data entry into Northrop Grumman’s Contract Management System (CMS)

  • Validate data with applicable customer purchase documents and internal policies, procedures and business system requirements for completeness and accuracy.

  • Investigate questionable data and recommend actions to resolve discrepancies.

  • Notify appropriate departments of any new or updated data.

  • Maintain audit trails.

  • Track contract closeout

  • Perform a variety of activities in support of the functional areas of Business Management in furtherance of their goals and initiatives.

  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports and maintains the contracts databases

  • Interacts daily with customer representatives and participates in customer meetings

  • Balances competing priorities, deadlines, and handles multiple tasks

  • Works well with others in high-stress, high-volume situations

Basic Qualifications Contract Administrator (Level 2):

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 7 years of applied experience. Will consider at least 3 years of applied experience with Bachelor’s Degree; or at least 1 Year with Masters in a related field.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD (Department of Defense) Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CMS or SAP

  • Experience with Receiving Reports (DD250’s)

  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and change directions when needed

  • Effectively communicate, verbally and written, with both internal and external customers

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and PowerPoint

Salary Range: $62,200 - $93,400

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.