Requisition ID: R10088347
Category: Global Supply Chain
Location: Melbourne, FL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
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.
Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to discover how you can start to push beyond possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.
As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
If this is YOU… please keep reading.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager, Subcontract Administration 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL. The position will be primarily based in-office with little to no option for remote/telework at this time.
Responsible for leading a Subcontracts Team, which includes approximately seven to ten Subcontract Specialists, who direct and manage the cost, schedule, and performance requirements of their subcontracts. The Manager will be responsible for and act as the main focal point to the Program for all Major Subcontract related activities within their portfolio, escalating issues to Supplier Senior Level management as needed, brief internal executive management and the Customer on the status/issues affecting performance or cost, and conduct program reviews with the Subcontractor and Program Office. It is the Manager’s job to ensure all portfolio Subcontracts are meeting Customer, Program, and Company needs.
The manager will further be responsible for managing the personnel on their team – coaching, growing, guiding, and enriching their careers as they manage their subcontracts.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
All phases of the Subcontract from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions, market research, single/sole source determinations, request for proposals, commercial item determinations, source selection decision, proposal evaluations, negotiation strategy, awarding subcontracts, and execution of technical, cost and performance requirements.
Coordinates and collaborates with key partners such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.
Manages preparation of bid packages, supports bidders’ conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.
In conjunction with quality organization, evaluates and monitors supplier quality and reliability, as well as supplier ability to support required delivery schedules.
Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations.
Manages performance of the portfolio, ensures compliance with all public law requirements as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
Employs sound business practices and assesses supplier performance as part of follow-up activities.
Manages and develops strategic/key suppliers.
The selected manager should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. This leader must be able to collaborate closely with executive leadership, program managers, contracts, operations, business management, quality and engineering.
Bachelor’s Degree with 5-years, or a Master’s Degree with 3-years or High School Diploma/Equivalency with 9-years’ combined experience; combined experience in any of the following: Subcontracts Management, Procurement, Program Management, or Contracts Management
Experience with SAP or related purchasing software, in addition to Excel, PowerPoint, & MS Project
Experience with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and DFAR
Experience in Subcontract Management responsible for subcontracts in excess of $50 Million
Leadership experience: 1+ year of experience as a manager or team lead
Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years
Master Degree in Business, Global Supply Chain or Project Management
Experience working on high dollar development Subcontracts (i.e. $100M Cost Reimbursable Preferred)
Significant experience conducting oral presentations to senior leadership
Experience conducting oral presentations to executive leadership
Internal Northrop Grumman Subcontracts experience
10 years of DoD Subcontract Management Experience
Experience in Subcontract Management responsible for subcontracts in excess of $50 Million for an engineering product line
Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
Previous CAM Experience or Training
Special Program Access
Risk mitigation experience
Negotiating skills with contract in excess of $100 million
Change Management experience
Salary Range: $116,200 USD – $174,400 USD
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.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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