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Commercial Administrator

Job Description

As an organisation, we demand constant innovation, and have an immediate opportunity for a Commercial Administrator to support the commercial, global supply chain and business management teams in achieving their goals for the wider enterprise.

This role is a fixed term contract position based in our offices in Waddington. 

You will also have the opportunity to continue to look for improvements that will benefit those teams while maintain a flexible attitude within a dynamic environment.

Different thinking for a Different world

4Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator is unparalleled.

How you will make a difference

As Commercial Administrator you will be responsible for supporting the Northrop Grumman Commercial team with Contract / Subcontract tasks on the Sentry E-3D Whole Life Support Program (WLSP)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist commercial team in core commercial duties and resolution of contract and subcontracts issues
  • Perform a variety of duties ensuring compliance to Company policies and procedures
  • Attend key programme meetings, facilitating accurate minutes to be distributed in a timely manner – acts as secretary to key NGC / Customer meetings
  • Track third party data to Northrop Grumman and other appropriate agencies/companies
  • Raise coordinate and process purchase requisitions, invoicing and IT Support requirements
  • Support ITAR/UK Export amendments when required
  • Update Logs and files
  • Conduct external communications as required
  • Conduct contract closure administration
  • Filing, Shredding and general office administration tasks
  • Produce and send claim letters to our customer regularly as and when required
  • Work with Business Management to ensure payment claims are up to date, paid in a timely manner and any queries are resolved
  • Work with and assist the Business Management with payment queries relating to PO’s raised
  • Book travel as and when required for the Commercial Manager and Business Management Manager
  • Liaise with the base to ensure visitors for the teams are booked on and can obtain relevant passes, collect visitors as and when required from the guard room
  • Responsible for ensuring all Commercial and GSC filing is up to date and archived files are logged
  • Weekly progress reporting onfunctional area as and when required by management
  • Assist the Commercial and GSC team members in any other tasks they require assistance with.

Additional information for your consideration...

You will need to be able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances

Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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