Principal Contract Administrator (San Diego, CA) - Full-time

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary hardware that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector is looking for a Senior Principal Contract Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in San Diego, CA.

In this role, the selected candidate will:

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

  • Lead proposal preparation, contract negotiation, and contract administration activities from the proposal through closeout.

  • Administrate daily contract activities for a variety of product lines and contract types, including cost reimbursable and firm fixed; such activities will include, establishing payment terms, initiating and monitoring invoicing, collections, and funding to support financial objectives;

  • Enter and manage data in the financial/delivery system.

  • Participate in IPT and customer meetings; performing and monitoring compliance to contract requirements and leading change management process.

  • Ensure non-disclosure agreements and contract terms and condition are negotiated within company guidelines.

  • The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Interpret, apply, and follow contract acquisition rules, company policies, and customer specifications.

  • Think strategically, trouble shoot issues and work with various teams to drive tasks to completion efficiently and accurately in a dynamic fast paced environment.

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

  • 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. 

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 Years with Bachelors or 4 Years with Masters in a contract management, finance management, or program management role within Aerospace or other Manufacturing industry.
  • Experience working independently on routine to moderate contract management responsibilities, including contract and regulatory compliance, and negotiations (price, terms and conditions, and technical requirements).
  • Ability to manage multiple contracts at the same time of moderate value and risk level, including various contract types such as cost reimbursable and fixed price.
  • Basic understanding of Government contracting requirements; understanding of international contracting.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, with both internal and external customers.
  • 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.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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