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Manager, Contract Administration 2

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 19017316
Keywords: operations

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredibleopportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impactpeople's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our workpreserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and ourunderstanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas,courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have alot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have aninsatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are notonly part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager,Contract Administration 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:

Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standardand nonstandard contracts. Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation,contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for propercontract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legalrequirements, and customer specifications. Examines estimates of material,equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and deliveryschedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids; processesspecifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractualrights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historicalinformation.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors' degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting or other relevant field

  • Minimum of 8 years relevant contracts work experience.

  • Professional working knowledge and demonstrated proficient work experience with FAR/DFARS, TINA, and US Government / DoD customer expectations.

  • Work experience with U.S. Government Aircraft Production Contracts, international contracts and various government contract types (i.e. Fixed Price, Cost Type, IDIQ)

  • Experience with customer negotiations.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Demonstrated strengths will include a highly collaborative work style, the ability to anticipate problems, success in resolving difficult situations and effectively communicate with all levels of stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated success in leading teams.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills as well as strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to obtain government security clearance

  • Ability to travel at least 10% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other relevant advance degree

  • Prior experience managing a team of professionals

  • Current security clearance

  • International contracting experience

  • Ability to relay and receive information

  • Able to collaborate in a team environment

  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints

  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result

  • Able to provide direction to determine priorities to achieve goal

  • Ability to make decisions that impact the organization's credibility, operations and services

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours

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.