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Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10160553 * *Category:* Business Management * *Location:* Sunnyvale, California, United States of America - Unknown City, California, United States of America * *Clearance Type:* None * *Telecommute:* Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position * *Shift:* 1st Shift (United States of America) * *Travel Required:* Yes, 10% of the Time * *Positions Available:* 1 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 come. Our 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 moon. We 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 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. At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We'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 missions. By 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 leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. The Launcher Operating Unit is seeking an experienced *Contract Administrator or Principal Contracts Administrator (A02/A03)* to join the Marine Systems Business Unit. The position will report directly to the Manager of Contracts and will serve as the primary contact with our customer, supporting a CPFF/CPIF $400M per year COLUMBIA/DREADNOUGHT Launcher Production program. The product line is secure with significant backlog supporting the US Navy. This position is responsible for all formal communication with an important strategic customer, ensuring the team holds NG's favorable financial and programmatic baseline. This Business Unit is based in Sunnyvale, CA, however, teleworking will be considered for an experienced candidate. In a teleworking situation, the candidate would be expected to be on site approximately 3 - 4 days per quarter to support program reviews and customer meetings. Come join our team! You will be a key contributor and empowered to make a difference! *What You'll Get To Do:* *Responsibilities include the following:* * Coordinate the company response to customer Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to understand Statements of Work (SOW)/contract requirements and advise the program team on risks and mitigation strategies. * Ensure company proposals are responsive to prospective customer requirements, prepare proposal submittal documents, and coordinate appropriate levels of internal review and approval. Coordinate and develop responses to fact-finding, evaluation notices, and requests for information (RFIs), to bolster priorities, strengthen support for the proposal, and also identify customer key items or concerns. * Negotiate terms and conditions and cost/fee to arrive at the most beneficial agreement possible between Northrop Grumman and the customer in the quickest timeframe possible. * Maintain our excellent working relationship with customers to effectively communicate, administer, modify, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contractual agreements. * Oversee contract performance including schedules and deliverables and complete actions to ensure satisfactory program performance. * Advise your program team of contractual rights and obligations on your assigned contracts. * Draft contracts letters to support modifications. *Basic Qualifications:* To qualify for the Principal Contract Administrator (A02) position: * Must have bachelor's degree with 6 years of contract administration experience -OR- * Master's degree with 4 years of contract administration experience * Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD Secret Clearance * Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time) To qualify for the Contract Administrator (A03) position: * Must have bachelor's degree with 3 years of contract administration experience -OR- * Master's degree with 1 year of contract administration experience * Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD Secret Clearance * Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time) *Preferred Qualifications:* Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: * Recent experience as a Contracts Administrator * Finance background * Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS * Prior experience using SAP, Northrop Grumman Contracts Module * JD or MBA *What 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 company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your 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: *$65,500 - $108,100 *Salary Range 2: *$80,600 - $133,100 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 conditions. 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.


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