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Contract Director 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10020296

Category: Business ManagementLocation: Huntsville - AL, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this positionShift: Any (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions 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.
At Northrop Grumman, our values support our ability to deliver on our shared purposes. If you are a leader who leads with innovation, strategic thought, doing the right thing, does what is promised and is committed to shared success, then we encourage your candidacy for our Director of Contracts & Property (D1) position. We are seeking a highly qualified, strong leader to influence and enable the strategic direction of the Command, Control, Communications and Computers Missile Defense (C4MD) Business Unit Contracts and Property team headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. The candidate selected will be a direct report to the Combat Systems & Mission Readiness Division Director of Contracts & Property and will support the C4MD Business Unit and Vice President.Located in Huntsville, Alabama, the C4MD Business Unit Contracts Director (D1) is responsible for a wide range of activities to include leading all contracts and property policies and ensuring knowledge development of the team. This position requires regular interaction with executive management at the Business Unit, Division, Sector and Corporate levels, plus the customer base. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to:
  • Lead an engaging geographically dispersed team (Redondo Beach, CA, Huntsville, AL, Orlando, FL, etc.) with a varied portfolio of contract types for multiple customers
  • Provide trusted and valued advice and guidance on contractual matters and business aspects in general in support of Division achievement of goals
  • Develop highly effective customer relations (both internal and external stakeholders)
  • Manage the Government Property team and ensure property control activities, and accountability of government property, are in compliance with policy and FAR Part 45 property regulations
  • Possess excellent problem solving, communication and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Increase efficiency by adapting best practices and advocating for a new technology/process to improve team performanceBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline with minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience (of which at least 4 years include management experience) to include in-depth understanding of Government acquisition policies, regulations and proposal compliance requirements.
    • Strong technical contracts background to include proposal development and negotiation skills
    • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Experience building and developing high-performing teams that will achieve success through a strong culture of early engagement, internal collaboration and critical thinking
    • Ability to lead meetings with government regulatory organizations
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance
    • Experience leading teams, including cross-functional/cross-organization teams.
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Production environment experience
      • Global contractual experience with international pursuits and contract awards
      • Active US Top Secret Security clearance
      • NCMA Certification (CPCM, CFCM and/or CCCM)
      • Government Property Management experience
      • MS/MA/MBA/JD

        Salary Range: 150000 - 200000

        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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

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