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Principal / Sr. Principal Contract Administrator

Northrop Grumman | Annapolis Junction MD 20701 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/18/2019

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Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). As a part of the NGMS Team you'll join experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced and motivated professionals for various level roles in Contract Administration. This position will be a part of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector, Cyber Information Solutions Division, Global Cyber Solutions Business Unit, and will be located in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.


Roles and responsibilities of the Contracts Representative will encompass the following,

  • Review and approve changes to contractual baselines as required.
  • Support audits, reviews, fact-finding, and negotiation support requested by programs, customers, and company management.
  • Maintain and update contract documents (including by not limited to, Teaming Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, contractual financial management and templates, official proposal documentation, official program records, including contractual documents and correspondence.
  • Research contract issues and prepare analysis with citations.
  • Provide direct contract support, review contractual documents to ensure protection of company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies.
  • Administer, extend, negotiate and terminate standard and nonstandard contracts.
  • Conduct 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.
  • Develop proposal packages, in a timely manner and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Provide proposal support including taking an active role in creating contract proposal volumes, supporting fact finding and the negotiation process.
  • Maintain and provide status and tracking information on customer request
  • Work cooperatively with the technical staff to address customer requests
  • Candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, possess solid written and verbal communication skills, and have an agile perspective or compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.

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Basic Qualifications:

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria.

  • The Principal Contract Administrator candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields or a Master's Degree with 4 years professional experience as described above.
  • The Senior Principal Contract Administrator candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields or a Master's Degree with 8 years professional experience as described above.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, writing skills, and, innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences

  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance is required. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Demonstrates workplace professionalism including an openness to receive direction from peers, actively participating in a team environment and displaying the willingness to embrace changes in a dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment
  • Professional experience in a regulated industry: to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, Telecommunications, or Legal/Regulatory
  • Sap experience
  • Active Security Clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI.


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701, United States
Categories Sales, BD & Marketing

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