Sr. Principal Contract Administrator - (Clearfield, Utah) - Full-time

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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.

WhatYou’ll Get to Do:

Workingwith team you will help manage the contract change process through proposaldevelopment. You will provide leadership and guidance throughout thenegotiation process with an eye on mitigating risk. You will resolve questionson contractual requirements and interpretation. You will monitor contracts forcompliance while protecting the contract baseline from scope creep.

Rolesand Responsibilities include:

-Conduct change proposal preparation activities in accordance with companypolicies and customer specifications. Evaluate changes and their immediate andpotential impacts.

-Analyze and identify risks and develop risk avoidance strategies in order tomaximize profit and minimize investment.

-Conduct reviews on all relevant terms and conditions and their impacts to thebusiness strategy. Identify flow-down requirements to all appropriateorganizations.

-Negotiate profit and provide profit justification to the customer, ensuringthat the profit is consistent with and appropriate for the contract type andidentified program risks.

-Utilize knowledge of FAR, DFARS and other customer-specific regulations andprovide advice on their applicability and impact.

-Verify with Program Manager that all technical requirements have been properlyreviewed and a clear technical baseline is included in contract documents.

-Following contract award, communicate the contract schedule and scoperequirements to program team.

-Monitor contract cost performance in concert with Program Business Managementand Finance.

-Work with key stakeholders for contract close-out activities.

-Prior experience with various contract types such as Cost types, Firm FixedPrice, etc.

-Strong problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and changedirections when needed.

-Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring highlevels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts.


Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in a Business-related field of study with at least 10 years of Contract Administration experience or a Master's Degree with 8 years of experience.

Hands on knowledge of FAR, DFARS

Preferred Qualifications:

- NCMA or Contract Management certification

Current Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years.

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.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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