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Contracts Manager 2

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Global Logistics & Modernization Division is seeking an Operating Unit (OU) Contracts Manager 2to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This high visibility position will be located in Sierra Vista, AZ and requires excellent communication skills in addition to regular interaction with various levels of executive management.

The OU Contracts Manager will need to provide contractual strategy leadership, as well as have the ability to mentor and train assigned staff (4+ personnel at varying levels) and manage all contract administration efforts for the USIC OU, reporting into the Flight Systems Solutions Business Unit. The OU has a varied portfolio of contract types, including FFP, CPFF, and T&M/FPLOE.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop highly effective internal/external customer relations
  • Manage the team responsible for the administration of the contracts within the portfolio as well as overall proposal strategy and review
  • Provide advice and counsel on contractual risks and mitigation to senior leadership
  • Review and approval of contractual documents to protect the company's contractual posture, adherence to company policies, provide advice and counsel to various levels of leadership regarding contractual rights and obligations and interpretation of terms and conditions
  • The ability to maintain strong working rapport with internal and external customers

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Basic Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum of 10 years relevant experience in US Government contract administration/management
  • Must have senior level experience in understanding and interpreting FAR/DFAR
  • Demonstrated understanding with recent experience in international, commercial and US Government FAR Part 15 Contracting with experience in administration of various contract types (i.e. Time and material, Cost type, Firm Fixed price, etc.)
  • Experience in International Contracting to include direct negotiations with foreign customersas well as interpreting international terms and conditions
  • Strong proposal development skills, senior level negotiation skills with recent international experience
  • Must be able to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstratedteam player who is proactive and possesses excellent problem solving, communication, and organizational skills
  • Must possess excellent decision making skills that support resolution of complex problems while minimizing risk to the corporation
  • US Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain and maintaina Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Experience in offset compliance and international contracting with the Republic of Korea is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others to include mentoring and developing a team
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and change directions when needed
  • Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts
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