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Contract Administrator/Principal Contract Administrator

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10056162

  • Category: Business Management
  • Location:Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Clearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: Days (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.

    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 world's 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. Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future. Northrop Grumman Space Systemsis seeking a Principal Contract Administrator to join its team of qualified and diverse individuals supporting its Space Sector Contracts Operations. This is a unique opportunity to build experience, mentoring relationships and career growth by contributing to the Contracts role from the Sector level. This position is in Redondo Beach, CA. and offers unique flexibility while supporting restricted customers . The Contract Administrator will produce high quality Contract Management related products supporting the NGS P Tactical Space Systems Division ( TSSD ) Space Security Systems ( SPS ) programs. This position requires a strong background in DOD contracting, excellent communication skills, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is a team player ; but also, a strong independent contributor with strong leadership skills, demonstrate d problem-solving skills, and a proactive, detail-oriented approach . This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA.In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
    • Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts
    • Conducts 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
    • Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness
    • Processes specifications, progress and other reports
    • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations
    • Compiles and analyzes data
    • Maintains historical information
    • Prepares bids*This position may be filled as a level 2 or level 3 Basic Qualifications for a Contract Administrator 2:
      • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience in contracts management, contract administration and/or industry related experience, or a master's degree with 1 year of related experience
      • MS Office to include Excel, PowerPoint and Word
      • Active DOD Top Secret with the ability to obtain a SCI and Program Special Access Basic Qualifications for a Principal Contract Administrator 3:
        • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience in contracts management, contract administration and/or industry related experience, or a master's degree with 3 years of related experience
        • MS Office to include Excel, PowerPoint and Word
        • Active DOD Top Secret with the ability to obtain a SCI and Program Special Access Preferred Qualifications for both levels:
          • Aerospace and defense industry experience
          • Experience in contract negotiations
          • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Salary Range: $65,000 USD - $120,100 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 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.
            • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
            • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
            • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach , Contract Administrator/Principal Contract Administrator, Other , Redondo Beach, California

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