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Level 3/Level 4 Contract Administrator

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: November 19, 2022

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 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.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for either a Level 3 or Level 4 Contract Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on site in Redondo Beach, CA with partial telework available.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct 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
  • Examine estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Prepare bids; process specifications, progress, and other reports; advise management of contractual rights and obligations; compile and analyze data; and maintain historical information
  • Perform contract execution tasks
  • Administer, extend, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contracts
  • Provide knowledge of the FAR and DFARs, general knowledge of pre and post-award federal government contracting industry practices, techniques, and standards
  • Demonstrate the skill and ability to perform moderately complex contracts administration tasks, to include proposal preparation, the development of change orders and processing of inter-company work orders
  • Develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity This position may be filled as either a Level 3 Principal Contract Administrator or a Level 4 Sr Principal Contract Administrator.

    Basic Qualifications for a Principal Contract Administrator:
    • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of contracts, proposals, and/or business-related experience, or a Master's degree with 4 years of stated experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
    • Knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulationsBasic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Contract Administrator:
      • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of contracts, proposals, and/or business-related experience, or a Master's degree with 8 years of stated experience
      • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
      • Knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulationsPreferred Qualifications:
        • An advanced degree in a relevant field (JD, MBA, etc.)
        • Current active DoD Clearance
        • Recent experience as a Contracts Professional in the defense industry
        • Strong knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations
        • Experience with various contract types including cost reimbursable, fixed price, time and materials
        • Experience with various types of agreements, including Non-Disclosure Agreements and Teaming AgreementsWe offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

          Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

          At Northrop Grumman, we are innovating building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

          Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD
          Salary Range 2: $103,900 USD - $155,900 USD

          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 .

          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 most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach , Level 3/Level 4 Contract Administrator, Other , Redondo Beach, California

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