Mgr Subcontracts Admin 2
Northrop Grumman, Linthicum Maryland
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your careerNorthrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Subcontract Manager to join its team of qualified, diverse professionals engaged in supporting dynamic, complex, and challenging programs. The successful applicant will become a part of Northrop Grumman's Center of Excellence (COE) Advanced Tactical Systems (ATS) Business Unit. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to act as trusted advisor and subject matter expert for subcontracting actions on a wide range of mid-to-complex contractual and business issues to include capture, proposal, and execution support of programs requiring management of all subcontract types. The successful candidate will demonstrate the skill and ability to analyze and apply sound judgment to problem solving, be able to communicate effectively at the highest levels and have the ability to work well in team environments.The successful candidate will possess a solid understanding of government contracting regulations and be prepared to perform with minimal supervision as part of a procurement and subcontracts team on large domestic and international proposal efforts that may require developing solutions to fairly complex problems.The Subcontract Manager responsibilities will encompass the full range of the procurement and subcontract acquisition process including participation in strategic sourcing decisions, international subcontracting, teaming agreement generation and execution, preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations, federal statutes and regulations and enterprise policies and procedures, evaluating proposal submissions, identifying risk and mitigation strategies, developing negotiation plans and negotiating, and 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. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task, make decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, have a general knowledge of FAR/DFARS and associated Federal Contracting regulations and be capable of working in a fast paced environment.The successful candidate will understand subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services. Responsibilities include preparing bid packages, conducting bidders' conferences, analyzing and evaluating proposals, negotiating subcontract provisions, selecting or recommending subcontractors, and supplier management activities including interfacing with critical suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate subcontract deliverables are achieved. Additionally, they will manage a team of supply chain professionals and oversee all procurement activity for the ATS Business Unit.Basic Qualifications:* Bachelor degree and 8 years of industry experience in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Program Management, or related field required with a minimum work experience of 1 years in U.S. Government procurement, contracts, subcontracts or related field* 3 years of experience managing and/or leading teams* Knowledge of: U.S. Government contracting and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)/Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulation Supplement (DFARS), with specific working knowledge of Parts 15 (Contracting by Negotiation) and 31 (Contract Cost Principles and Procedures); Cost Accounting Standards (CAS); and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit procedures* Must be able to present to various audiences and higher-level leadership without reservationPreferred Qualifications:* Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one* Demonstrated ability to apply strong analytical skills* Demonstrated understanding of the program / product lifecycle in the areas of supply chain management, operations, inventory control, production control, product test & evaluation, root cause analysis, product sell off, shipping and product support.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.