Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: Linthicum – MD, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Confidential
Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.
Northrop Grumman Mission System’s (MS) Global Supply Chain (GSC) is strategically partnered to drive the best decisions possible and plays a key role in our program’s success and bottom line. We take responsibility for the quality we put forth, deliver customer satisfaction, demonstrate leadership, and we act with integrity in all we do, valuing our people, and regarding our suppliers as essential team members. If you are highly motivated and have a passion in managing a team of Subcontracts Administrators who are responsible for executing all aspects of the subcontract life cycle for various programs, supporting innovative systems, products, and solutions to ultimately keep our world safe, look no further. What we do leaves lasting impacts, while challenging, it is extremely rewarding. Rise to the challenge, find your voice, launch your career to new heights, and join our Northrop Grumman Mission Systems’ GSC team as a Subcontract Manager band 2 supporting MESA, MP-RTIP, Triton, Littoral Combat Systems (LCS) programs within the Airborne Surveillance organization executing all aspects of the procurement life cycle. Together, We Rise.This individual will be responsible for the development, mentoring, coaching and engagement of the Subcontracts Administration team managing workload assignments to ensure that daily requirements are appropriately prioritized and executed to meet the needs of the business. They will also be responsible for fostering proper engagement with the program functional teams and to facilitate communication of requirements and status to program and business area stakeholders within MS and GSC. This position shall be based in Baltimore/Linthicum, MD area and shall manage Subcontracts Administrators remotely, based on the East Coast.The position requires technical leadership competencies to form strategies to construct various contracting types for major procurement activities to meet the requirements of the programs and needs of the business. Such activities may include long-range procurement agreements, sourcing partnerships, continuous improvement initiatives, and identification of opportunities for enhanced efficiencies and to support compliance strategies and initiatives.The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills, including a command of oral and written skills, solid negotiation skills, knowledge of terms and conditions, an aptitude for DoD contracting and its related requirements and the ability to lead a diverse team with varying requirements and priorities in support of the business. Activities include the adherence of and participating in the development of agile and efficient company GSC policies and procedures. Responsibilities include:• Lead, mentor, coach, guide, motivate, challenge, train, and support team of subcontract administrators.•Review/status proposal and active subcontract requirements and ensure those met customer requirements.•Development of negotiation strategies and plans.•Review and approval of purchase order compliance.•Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment.•Manages performance of subcontracts, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.•Support of proposal activities. Prepares bid packages, conducts bidder’s conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.•Review and approval of supplier agreements (i.e., Teaming Agreements, Long Term Pricing Agreements)•Communication within GSC, division, program and business areas of procurement status and issuesQualifications:Basic Qualifications:•Bachelor’s Degree•Work experience of 9+ years working with procurement, contracts, subcontracts or related field.•Experience with SAP or related business application software.•The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, communication and writing skills•Leadership experience of 3+ years as a team lead or managerPreferred Qualifications:•The successful candidate must have experience working with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and Cost Reimbursable, possess knowledge relating to special payment provisions (progress or performance based payments)
Salary Range: 122000 – 183000
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
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.