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Contracts Operations Manager 2 with Security Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: March 31, 2024

Job Description:

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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missionsIn rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planningWe're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missionsBy joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leaderAt Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your careerWe are looking for you to join our team as a Contracts Operations Manager 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CAThis position may be staffed as a hybrid role from Sunnyvale, CAThis position offers the 9/80 scheduleWhat You'll get to Do: The Contracts Operations Manager 2 will be a direct report to the Director of Contracts, Pricing, and Government Property for the Marine Systems Business Unit within the Maritime/Land Systems and Sensors DivisionThe Contracts Operations Manager will partner closely with the three Operating Unit Contracts Managers, Program Office, Global Supply Chain, and Operations in support of the Business Unit's compliance, strategic, and financial objectivesAs the Contracts Operations Manager 2, you will lead a team of eight professionals with functionally diverse responsibilities spanning from the oversight of $100M of government property; leading the digital transformation of a repository of over 1,000,000 archived records; generating 500+ customer quotations per year; ensuring timely shipment of mission critical hardware; and facilitating contract closeoutsAs the Contracts Operations Manager, you will also be expected to leverage data analytics to inform data-oriented decision-making and optimize overall team performance for the business unitAs the Contracts Operations Manager you also will be required to provide objective-oriented direction, utilizing management guidelines, general policies, and maintain a strong level of engagement by inspiring, motivating and developing a diverse team of professionalsResponsibilities :--- Direct management, oversight, and career development of eight professionals from Contracts, Government Property, and Archives.--- Leverage data analytics to drive compliance, timeliness, and inform business area decision-making.--- Identify, develop, and recommend risk mitigation strategies to address complex issues.--- Ensuring compliance with our government property system polices and requirements.--- Interpret, execute, and recommend modifications to policy and procedures.--- Provide adequate resourcing and oversight to ensure execution of the goals of the organization.--- Foster and maintain relationships with internal and external customers.--- Interface with executive management regarding contracts, government property, archives, and related mattersBasic Qualifications :--- Bachelor's degree with 10 years of professional experience in Contracts, Business ManagementGovernment Property Administration, or related field - OR - Master's degree with 8 years of professional experience as described.
* Will consider 14 years of applied experience in lieu of degree.
* Prior experience presenting to and negotiating with all levels of management.
* Demonstrated people leadership experience, either in a supervisory, team, or project lead role.--- Experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to solve complex problems.--- Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
* US Citizenship is required.
* The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance is requiredPreferred Qualifications:--- Demonstrated proficiency in data analytics tools such as SAP, Tableau, Confluence, etc.
* Prior management experience and demonstrated ability to lead teams and develop talent.
* Demonstrated understanding (interpretation and compliance at a senior level) of and experience with FAR and DFARS.
* Prior experience with DOD contracts and a variety of contract types such as Cost Plus, Fixed Price, Fixed Price Incentive Fee, etc.
* JD/MBAWhat We Can Offer You Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our companyNorthrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your familyYour benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more! Salary Range: $125,500 - $188,300 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 conditionsEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term IncentivesIn 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 dateHowever, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidatesNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.SCitizenship is required for most positions.

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