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Sr. Principal Contract Administrator - (Clearfield, Utah)

Northrop Grumman

Clearfield, UT 84089
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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

What You'll Get to Do:

Working with team you will help manage the contract change process through proposal development. You will provide leadership and guidance throughout the negotiation process with an eye on mitigating risk. You will resolve questions on contractual requirements and interpretation. You will monitor contracts for compliance while protecting the contract baseline from scope creep.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

- Conduct change proposal preparation activities in accordance with company policies and customer specifications. Evaluate changes and their immediate and potential impacts.

- Analyze and identify risks and develop risk avoidance strategies in order to maximize profit and minimize investment.

- Conduct reviews on all relevant terms and conditions and their impacts to the business strategy. Identify flow-down requirements to all appropriate organizations.

- Negotiate profit and provide profit justification to the customer, ensuring that the profit is consistent with and appropriate for the contract type and identified program risks.

- Utilize knowledge of FAR, DFARS and other customer-specific regulations and provide advice on their applicability and impact.

- Verify with Program Manager that all technical requirements have been properly reviewed and a clear technical baseline is included in contract documents.

- Following contract award, communicate the contract schedule and scope requirements to program team.

- Monitor contract cost performance in concert with Program Business Management and Finance.

- Work with key stakeholders for contract close-out activities.

- Prior experience with various contract types such as Cost types, Firm Fixed Price, etc.

- Strong problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and change directions when needed.

- Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts.


**Basic Qualifications:**

- Bachelor's degree in a Business-related field of study with at least 10 years of Contract Administration experience or a Master's Degree with 8 years of experience.

Hands on knowledge of FAR, DFARS

**Preferred Qualifications:**

- NCMA or Contract Management certification

Current Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years.

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 Category** : Business Management
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