Subcontracts Administrator 4

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life. Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be.

Join a diverse workforce engaged in supporting a large and challenging national defense program that secures our nation and its allies. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to act as the key global supply chain focal point for complex subcontractor and business issues. The successful candidate will possess a solid understanding of government contracting regulations and be prepared to perform with moderate supervision as part of a program team on large domestic and international program efforts that will require developing solutions to complex problems. The position will be based in Middle River, Maryland with occasional travel as required to meet Business Unit needs.

Responsibilities will encompass the full range of the subcontract acquisition process including; participation in strategic sourcing decisions, international subcontracting, teaming agreement generation and execution, preparing requests for proposal consistent with customer solicitations, federal statutes, regulations and Global Supply Chain policies and procedures, evaluating proposal submissions, identifying risk and mitigation strategies, developing negotiation plans and subsequent negotiations, preparing subcontract files in compliance with Northrop Grumman values, policies, procedures, and practices. The ability to collaborate with program management and other multi-functional teams is required. Successful candidate must be able to multi-task, make decisions in a timely manner, display a sense of urgency, display strong interpersonal skills, have general knowledge of FAR/DFARS and be capable of working in a fast paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 10 years of progressively responsible subcontracts/procurement related experience or MS degree and 8 years of the same type of experience.
  • Strong experience working with procurement policies, procedures, and federal regulations (FAR/DFARS) is essential.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment is required.
  • Candidate must have strong organizational skills, as well as very good oral and written communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and apply sound judgment to problem solving required.
  • Must have proficiency with the MS Office Suite of products - Excel, Powerpoint, Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA and/or CPCM.
  • Experience with international subcontracting and SAP Procurement & Accounting System is highly desirable.

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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