GBSD Contracts Manager 3-20002476

Location: Roy
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman is seeking to hire a Contracts Manager 3 to join the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) team in Roy Utah. The successful applicant will have the hands-on management and supervision of contract professionals. The successful candidate will be a direct report to the GBSD Contracts Director and will work closely on a day-to-day basis with the program directors, managers, business managers, operations manager, capture managers, and other functional teams supporting this business. The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to build a world class contracts team for the GBSD program and be responsible for all aspects of the portfolio from the business development phase through contract closeout. The Candidate's ability to build strong customer intimacy and employee engagement is a key priority to assist with this important program.

The Contract Manager will review and approve contractual documents for protection of the company's contractual/risk posture, satisfaction of contractual requirements and adherence to company policies and therefore a keen attention to detail is essential. Candidate will also be responsible for planning and executing successful contract negotiations of a complex nature and achieving favorable terms and conditions. Regular and proactive interface and effective collaboration is required with program, technical and operations organizations in order to provide guidance and direction based upon the requirements of the contracts, change management discipline and to ensure timeliness of CDRL submissions.

The Contract Manager's responsibility includes being able to make decisions in a timely manner, offer guidance and work cooperatively with a multitude of organizations ranging from technical, program, finance, supply chain, export and security for seamless contract administration. The successful candidate will be responsible for the direct supervision of the program contracts staff personnel and for providing objective-oriented direction utilizing management guidelines & general policies while maintaining a strong level of engagement.
The Contract Manager must be a role model for diversity and inclusion through seeking out and including diverse opinions and perspectives, has the ability to solve complex problems by actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources. Successful candidate must also demonstrate commitment and energy to meet customer needs. Contract Manager's ability to provide concise and effective communication through presentation, written documentation or email format with different levels of Management is key. Administers, extends, negotiates standard and nonstandard contracts. Conducts 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. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.


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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree & 5 years of experience in government contract administration
  • 4+ years of leadership or supervisor experience within contracts or business management
  • Strong knowledge of FAR/DFARs
  • Current & active DoD Secret security clearance must be held and maintained. U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain special program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Current & active DoD Top Secret security clearance OR SSBI
  • Experience working with large portfolios of proposal and contracts related activities
  • Strong proposal development skills, solid negotiation skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others
  • Established dynamic self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently

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.

Job ID: 20002476

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position