Northrop Grumman Contract Administrator 3/4 in San Diego, California

Contract Administrator 3/4

Requisition ID: 17000674

Location(s): United States-California-San Diego

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Navigation and Maritime Systems Division, is seeking a Contracts Administrator 3/4 to support our Maritime Systems - Command and Control (C2) operating unit. This position will be located in one of the following Northrop Grumman campuses: Charlottesville VA, Linthicum MD or San Diego CA. The successful candidate will provide advice on a wide range of contractual and business related matters involving interpretation of government regulations and application of company contracts policies and procedures. The position responsibilities are: participate in proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract execution and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal and contract requirements. The successful candidate is also responsible for solicitation review/analysis; preparing proposals; advising management of contractual rights and obligations; compiling and analyzing report data; and maintaining historical contract information in support of future division and sector requirements. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. Serve as a key Contracts Administrator for Maritime Systems on contractual and business issues by identifying and mitigating risk, planning and executing successful negotiations, constructing favorable contract terms and conditions including appropriate subcontract flow downs, achieving target profit margins and assisting the business in meeting/exceeding its goals and objectives.

To be considered for this position, you must meet the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 3: 6 years related work experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 4 Years related work experience with a Masters, CPCM or JD

  • Level 4: 10 years related work experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 8 Years related work experience with a Masters, CPCM or JD

Other Qualifications for both positions:

  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations

  • Contract negotiations experience on various contract types

  • Must be able to obtain a US Secret government security clearance

  • Must have demonstrated experience with highly effective verbal, written, PC, presentation and communications skills

  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving, risk assessment and strategy

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • International contracting experience involving International Commercial Terms, ITAR, EAR, export licenses, DSP-5 application requirements, TAAs and letters of credit

  • Must possess leadership qualities with the ability to provide advice on a wide range of contractual and business related matters

  • Ability to provide advice on proposal strategy, pricing, audits, contract formation and customer relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to protect the contract baseline with diligent attention to managing contract change activities

  • Current active US Secret government security clearance

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 statement, please U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Contract Administrator 3/4

Location: California-San Diego

Requisition ID: 17000674