Subcontracts Administrator 4

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Subcontracts Administrator (SCA) 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Ogden, UT.

This position is contingent upon award of the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) technical maturation and risk reduction (TMRR) contract. Award is anticipated in August/September 2017. The purpose of the GBSD Program is to replace virtually the entire ICBM system, including the weapon systems command and control; flight, launch and ground systems; and cyber elements.

The Subcontracts Administrator (SCA) 4 develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Executed teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements which may include several parties. Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, 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.

The SCA 4 will negotiate with both large businesses and small businesses on different contract types from cost type to time-and-material. Training small businesses on best practices may be required.

Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex tasks. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Able to be creative in finding solutions to resolve issues.

Develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives. This person will attend program meetings and must be comfortable presenting to large groups and upper management.

This person will act as a lead and provide training, oversight, and guidance to lower-level employees which requires him/her to be very knowledgeable of the FAR/DFARS and processes and or procedures that must be met in order to be in compliance with FAR/DFARS. He/she must also have strong knowledge of commercial requirements. Strong organizational skills.

Experience working with sister divisions/sectors.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education / Experience: 10 Years with Bachelors; 8 Years with Masters. 4 Years additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Working knowledge of the FAR & DFARS
  • Experience in supporting different contract types including cost types and all aspects of contract management from contract award through contract closeout.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with SAP
  • Ability to receive Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

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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