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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Contract Administrator in Sierra Vista, Arizona

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Principal Contract Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in either Sierra Vista, Arizona or in St. Augustine, Florida . This position may also be filled at the Sr. Principal Contract Administrator level.

The Contract Administrator will produce high quality Contract Management related products supporting the fast paced post production Global Hawk and Fire Scout spares programs. This position requires a strong background in DOD contracting, excellent communication skills, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills . The ideal candidate will be a team player but also a strong independent contributor, will be proactive, will present leadership skills, will possess good analytical skills, will demonstrate problem solving skills, and will be detail-oriented.

The Contract Administrator will be required to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines and handle multiple tasks. The Contract Administrator must possess the ability to work well with others in high-stress high-volume situations, effectively interface with internal functional and program organizations, effectively deal with external customers, and meet the goals/objectives of the Global Hawk / Fire Scout Spares Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Interfaces with customers and business partners, conducting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration

  • Examines proposal requirements and estimates, prepares bids, analyzes terms and conditions to evaluate risk, accuracy, and completeness to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications

  • Processes contractual documentation and reports, advises management of contractual rights and obligations, compiles and analyzes data, and maintains historical information

  • Facilitates proper shipment, billing, and payment collection for deliveries, interfacing with DCMA as required

  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports and maintains the contracts databases

  • Interacts daily with customer representatives

  • Duties may also include the preparation of proprietary information agreements, teaming agreements, export licenses/agreements, and various types of memoranda

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of procurement, business management, or contract administration experience

  • Master's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of procurement, business management, or contract administration experience

  • Prior working experience with FAR/DFARS and ITAR Export Licensing requirements

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in either Sierra Vista, Arizona, or St. Augustine, Florida

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

This requisition may also be filled as a Sr. Principal Contract Administrator

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of procurement, business management, or contract administration experience

  • Master's degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of procurement, business management, or contract administration experience

  • Prior working experience with FAR/DFARS and ITAR Export Licensing requirements

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in either Sierra Vista, Arizona, or St. Augustine, Florida

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with FMS contracting

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

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Business Management

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