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Eoghann Mill Irving

Charles Town, West Virginia, United States 

Professional Summary 

Accomplished Subcontracts Manager with 19 years of government procurement and subcontracts experience, including 10 years in management roles. Consistently delivered successful outcomes including overseeing multi-million dollar subcontracts operations with teams of 5-10 people. Expert in building vendor relationships, negotiating savings and driving process improvement initiatives. A strong leader who fosters a culture of continuous process improvement and learning.


Subcontracts Manager 


Feb 2021 – Present (2 years 7 months) 

Currently overseeing the day-to-day Subcontract operations of 3 Business Units with a staff of 9 Subcontract Administrators with varying levels of professional experience. Contracts supported include a mixture of FAR and non-FAR.

  • Spearheaded effort to develop new tool to standardize and partially automate creation of Prime Contract Flow Downs for Subcontracts
  • Supported proposals valued at $1.7 billion between 2021 and 2022 
  • Designed and implemented  semi-automated report templates resulting in 80% improvement in Costpoint data accuracy and 60% improvement in Letter Contract definitization date compliance
  • Implemented initiative to track File Compliance reviews and identify common issues to target for training and improvement
  • Provide cross-sector support to ensure continuity during restructuring 
  • Negotiate the conversion of multiple Internal Work Orders (IWOs) into subcontracts with Northrop Grumman and the assignment of multiple Subcontracts, Teaming Agreements, and NDAs from Northrop Grumman to Peraton 
  • Designed flow charts and wrote supplemental training materials as heritage Northrop team adapted to new processes and procedures 

Global Supply Chain Manager 

Northrop Grumman

Jun 2019 – Feb 2021 (1 year 9 months) 


Oversaw the day-to-day Subcontract operations of two Operating Units within the Northrop Grumman Sector with a staff of 10 Subcontract Administrators of varying professional experience. 

  • Supported proposals valued at over $1.2 billion in 2020 
  • Designed and implemented  database to quickly identify average pricing for items based on procurement history in SAP – Responsible for hiring and rebuilding subcontracts team after period of attrition 
  • Decreased employee turnover by 70% 
  • Developed strong cross-functional relationships with key stakeholders across the Business Unit

Subcontracts Administrator

Northrop Grumman

May 2012 – Jun 2019 (7 years 2 months) 

  • Designed and implemented  Contract1NG database to assist SCAs in identifying contract flow downs
  • Provided ongoing administrative and proposal support for fast-paced Program portfolio including multiple MAC IDIQs 
  • Designated SAP trainer for new Subcontract Administrators 

Director of Operations 

Aero International, LLC

Dec 2010 – May 2012 (1 year 6 months) 

  • Oversaw the Quality & Compliance, Government & Licensed Business and Warehouse & Shipping business units. 
  • Revamped Warehouse Turn Around Times spreadsheet for better tracking of throughput and reduced warehouse backlog by 92% within 6 months 
  • Revised RFQ, Contracts, Receiving, Invoicing, and Packaging Checklists as part of our continual improvement program. 
  • Developed and implemented IT roadmap 

Business Unit Lead 

Aero International, LLC

May 2006 – Dec 2010 (4 years 8 months) 

  • Increased the gross margin achieved by the Business Unit for five consecutive years and increased net sales achieved by the Business Unit for five consecutive years 
  • Designed & implemented a database to track all quoting and purchasing activity, enabling the Business Unit to eliminate non-profitable customers 
  • Oversaw bidding and management of six and seven-figure multi-year contracts 
  • Trained new employees on all aspects of the company including research, quality system, and custom software 

Procurement Specialist 

Aero International, LLC

Sep 2004 – May 2006 (1 year 9 months) 

  • Researched RFQs, submitted quotes and performed contract management. 


Leadership – Team Management – Negotiation – Time Management – Supplier Evaluation – Communication – Interpersonal Skills – Microsoft Office – SAP – Costpoint – Process Improvement – RFP – Statements of Work (SOW) – NDA – Teaming Agreements – IDIQs