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Principal or Sr. Principal Contract Administrator - Top Secret Clearance Required to Start ***5K SIGN ON BONUS***

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

_*This position may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4._

**_This_** **_role offers a sign on bonus of_** **_$5,000_** **_;_** **_Northrop Grumman employees_** **_are not eligible._**

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Contract Administrator 3 or 4 to support its Payload and Ground Space Systems team. This position will be located in Linthicum, MD.

The Contract Administrator is responsible for supporting proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration and customer contact activities to provide and ensure proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer requirements. You will be an embedded member of the program management team, supporting program success and new growth opportunities across the portfolio.

**In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:**

+ Act as primary interface with customer for contractual issues; Monitor contract and associated program to ensure that contractual obligations are communicated and understood.
+ Participate in contract proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contract activities to manage assigned contracts in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
+ Work under general supervision to develop solutions to both routine and complex contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements on assigned programs.
+ Ensure fulfillment of contract requirements, manage contract changes and maintain historical information.
+ Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
+ Assist management in achieving financial goals related to cash management, EBIT and sales.
+ Prepare and manage written communications with internal and external customers for assigned contractual matters.
+ Enter and maintain contract data into Contract Management System and/or Enterprise Accounting System.
+ Ensure timely delivery of all contractual deliverables and submission of invoices.

This role will have significant visibility within high visibility programs, including corporate submittals and reviews and must manage tight deadlines in a complex environment. This individual must have the ability to meet high performance expectations in a very dynamic environment.

Excellent communication is a must as the selected candidate will be directly involved in negotiations with the customer as a strategic team member. Our team is looking for someone who wants to grow and get experience with different contract types.

_*This position may be filled at either a level 3 or level 4_

**Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:**

+ Bachelor's degree - 5 years of experience in contracts related field - OR - 3 year with a Master's - OR - 9 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

**Basic Qualifications for a Level 4** :

+ Bachelor's degree - 9 years of experience in contracts related field - OR - 7 years with a Master's - OR - 13 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

**Basic Qualification for both levels:**

+ Current Top Secret Clearance.
+ Familiarity with FAR, DFARS and/or government regulations
+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe

**Preferred Qualifications for both levels:**

+ Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS and/or government regulations.
+ Experience with Cost-Type and/or Firm Fixed Price contracting types
+ Current TS/SCI.

Salary Range: $82,400.00 - $123,600.00Salary Range 2: $102,200.00 - $153,200.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.


Posted: 2022-08-26 Expires: 2023-04-02

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Principal or Sr. Principal Contract Administrator - Top Secret Clearance Required to Start ***5K SIGN ON BONUS***

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Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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