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Principal Contract Administrator OR Senior Principal Contract Administrator

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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.

NGSC's Contracts Administrators are responsible for the administration and oversight of contractual obligations and compliance. They administer, extend, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contracts. They also conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration in accordance with company policies, legal requirements.

This position will function as a member of the program office staff and reports to the Senior Program Manager on all program related activities and to the Propulsion Systems Contracts Manager for all contracts related activities.

This position will be located in Magna, UT and will be responsible for monitoring the baseline contract activities, and administering anticipated future Task Orders. Provides general program contractual guidance regarding FAR and DFAR requirements and compliance. Administers the on-time and compliant delivery of all Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) and Data Accession List (DAL) items. Creates close professional relationship with Air Force Contracting Officer (CO), and with the CO coordinates the start and closure of all contract options. Assists program Supply Chain Manager in subcontract execution that complies with parent contract requirements. Assists in all program market research and proposal efforts.

**Job Duties:**

+ Contract interpretation and execution

+ CDRL and DAL submittals, and some CDRL generation

+ Proposal cost volume coordination and contractual adherence

+ General contract compliance oversight

+ Represent the program office to the customer in matters of a contractual nature

**Basic Qualifications for Principal Contract Administrator:**

+ Candidate should have at least 6 years of contract management experience with a Bachelor’s degree, or 4 years of experience with a Master’s degree

+ A demonstrated history of increasing responsibility and team leadership

+ Ability to travel: Travel expectation of 5% to 10%

+ Sound knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements

+ Experience with multiple contract types (e.g. FFP, T&M, CPFF)

+ U.S. Citizen

+ Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

**Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Contract Administrator:**

+ Candidate should have at least 10 years of contract management experience with a Bachelor’s degree, or 8 years of experience with a Master’s degree

+ A demonstrated history of increasing responsibility and team leadership

+ Ability to travel: Travel expectation of 5% to 10%

+ Sound knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements

+ Experience with multiple contract types (e.g. FFP, T&M, CPFF)

+ U.S. Citizen

+ Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

**Preferred Additional Qualifications:**

+ Prior experience with Air Force Prime Contracts

+ Experience with incentive fee and award fee contract types (FPIF, CPAF and CPIF)

+ Existing DoD Secret Clearance

+ Contract Management Certification(s)

**Skills & Qualifications:**

+ Self-directed and reliable. Detail oriented but also able to understand the overall program plan; flexible with a demonstrated aptitude for rapid learning.

+ Excellent communicator with demonstrated ability to listen as well as communicate up, down, and across organizational structures within and across programs, functions, and organizations and with customers.

+ Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects while maintaining focused results within reliability, quality, schedule, and budget requirements / constraints

+ Ability to create and present objective justification for contractual/negotiation resolution

+ Excellent time management and organizational skills

Salary Range: $72,200.00 - $108,400.00Salary Range 2: $89,500.00 - $134,300.00

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.

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