Subcontracts Administrator 3
Northrop Grumman - Huntsville, AL

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Subcontracts Administrator 3
Requisition ID : 13007080
Business Sector : Information Systems
Location : United States-Alabama-Huntsville
US Citizenship Required for this Position : Yes
Relocation Assistance : No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type : Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift


The Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS) Sector Subcontracts function is committed to ensure satisfaction to all our internal and external customers. We offer exciting career opportunities supporting major Defense programs like the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV), Command Post Platform (CPP), F-35 aircraft and the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, as well as a wide variety of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) programs for all Federal agencies and Commercial customers. The Subcontracts Homeroom is composed of about 200 Subcontracts professionals, who, as a group, have a backlog of about $6.5 Billion in active subcontracts and issue approximately a billion dollars of new subcontract documents each year. In support of program requirements, we issue a wide variety of Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursement, and Time & Material subcontracts.

The position described in this announcement will open up a challenging Global Supply Chain career with our commitment to provide required training and leadership for your career at Northrop Grumman. Join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting large, complex, and challenging national defense programs that secure our nation and its allies.

This position will be part of a subcontracts team supporting the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Program and other similar programs in the Mission Command Systems Business Unit located in Huntsville, AL.


Demonstrated skill and ability to analyze and develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels. Strong negotiation skills with proven ability to formulate strategic contacting objectives, teaming arrangements, analyze past performance, develop risk mitigation plans, analyze proposals, develop price analysis, and other similar activities. Must be able to work in an IPT environment.

Thorough knowledge of the FAR/DFARS associated with Federal Contracting regulations; ability to apply sound judgment to problem solving, setting strategy and supplier development required with working knowledge of procurement policies, procedures, and regulations. Experience with Cost reimbursable subcontracts is not required but will be considered a plus.

Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the contracting of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Prepares RFP packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes contractual documents, and administers resulting subcontracts. Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures. Adhering to tight deadlines and being able to make decisions in a timely manner, offering guidance and working cooperatively with a multitude of organizations ranging from technical, program, finance, contracts and security for seamless administration.

Basic Qualifications:

BS/BA degree with 6+ years of progressive subcontracts/procurement experience or masters degree with 4+ years of progressive subcontracts/procurement experience (or equivalent work experience), will consider 10 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain

Strong Microsoft Office skills and experience with SAP Purchasing Modules is a plus.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Preferred Qualifications:

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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