Contract Administrator 2

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Division is seeking a Contracts Administrator Level 2 (CA2) to join our team of qualified diverse individuals in supporting the Land and Avionics C4ISR Division, Fast Jet/UAS Business Unit.

This position is located in Rolling Meadows, IL.

The Contract Administrator administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts and agreements. Specific duties include:

  • 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. This includes understanding and negotiating terms and conditions as well as price.
  • Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepares proposals and customer correspondence;
  • Advises program team and management of contractual rights and obligations of the programs for which you are responsible;
  • Compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years related work experience with a Bachelor's degree; 1 Year related work experience with a Masters or JD degree
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Demonstrated success in practicing highly effective verbal and written communications including presentations
  • Ability to obtain Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Contracts Administrator in the defense industry.
  • Experience with various contract types including Cost Reimbursable, Firm Fixed Price, and Fixed Price Incentive
  • Strong working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations
  • SAP Knowledge

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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