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Contracts Manager

Sierra Vista, AZ, USA | Northrop Grumman

  • Industry:
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Purchasing / Supply Chain / Logistics
    Legal / Compliance
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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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 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.This high visibility position will be located in Sierra Vista, AZ andrequires 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 


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 customers as 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

Demonstrated team 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 maintain a 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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