25 days old

Contract Administrator / Principal Contract Administrator

Northrop Grumman
Plymouth, MN 55446
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a **Contract Administrator** or **Principal Contract Administrator** to join our growing team of diverse professionals in **Plymouth, Minnesota** .

**Responsibilities:**

+ Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts, including U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) prime and subcontracts, and commercial and international 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
+ Prepares and manages written communications with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters
+ 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

**Qualifications:**

**This position may be filled as a Contract Administrator or Principal Contract Administrator**

**Basic Qualifications for Contract Administrator:**

+ Must have one of the following:
+ High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience
+ Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience
+ Master's degree or Juris Doctor with a minimum of 1 year of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience
+ Must have excellent communication skills, be proficient in MS Office and be very detail oriented
+ 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 Plymouth, Minnesota
+ Ability to travel up to 25% of time including possible international travel

**Basic Qualifications for Principal Contract Administrator:**

+ Must have one of the following:
+ High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience
+ Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience
+ Master's degree or Juris Doctor with a minimum of 4 years of contracts, supply chain, finance, or business management experience
+ Must have excellent communication skills, be proficient in MS Office and be very detail oriented
+ 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 Plymouth, Minnesota
+ Ability to travel up to 25% of time including possible international travel

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Business degree
+ Experience in DoD and Government contracting
+ Experience in international contracting

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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Posted: 2021-04-13 Expires: 2021-05-13

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