Category: Business Management
Location: San Diego, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that affect people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work – and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history. As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU…keep reading! Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems Sector, Autonomous Systems Division has an opening for a Contracts Manager 2 to lead across domestic and international programs within the AtS portfolio in our Rancho Bernardo, CA location. Roles and Responsibilities include:
Provide guidance, mentoring and counsel to staff in all areas of contracts administration and contracts management including: capture strategy, solicitations, proposal development, contract negotiations and contract execution in multiple contract types (e.g., Cost Plus, FFP, FPI).
Review and approve contractual documents for protection of company’s contractual posture, adherence to company policy, and provide advice/recommendations to various levels of leadership regarding contractual rights and obligations and interpretation of terms and conditions.
Develop, maintain and foster highly effective customer relationships.
Work directly with program and business teams, functional and IPT leads in analyzing and developing risk mitigation strategies, protecting the contract baseline by employing strong change control oversight, developing strong contract language and various contracting approaches and strategies.
Be responsible for a contracts team that has an active role in leading the pre-award and post-award activities for a variety of contract types and customers.
Day-to-day management, oversight and direction of staff, goal setting and tracking performance, coaching, training and development of staff, and performance evaluations.
Deploy an analytical approach to problem solving, risk assessment and strategy.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience with contract administration and management OR
Master’s degree and 3+ years of experience with contract administration and management.
Ability to effectively work with the management of other organizations (program management, subcontracts, pricing, business management, and supply chain management) as well as representatives of Government agencies.
Demonstrated understanding (interpretation and compliance at a senior level) of and experience with FAR and DFARS.
Experience with DoD contracting and demonstrated success within a leadership role.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree
Experience within the Aerospace industry products and contracts
Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and change directions when needed
Current Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance
Prior experience with various contract types such as Time & Material, Cost types, Firm Fixed Price, etc.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.Tracking

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