This position is eligible for telecommuting for an undefined amount of time at the manager's discretion. Relocation to Tucson, AZ will be required within 3 months after starting.
This position may be filled as a Sr Contracts Negotiator or a Contracts Manager depending on the applicants' skills and abilities
Raytheon’s Contract Managers are entrusted with our most important asset: the trust and respect of our customers. The official face of Raytheon to the customer, Raytheon’s Senior Contracts Negotiators handle essential communication, negotiation, and contract management throughout every phase of our customer relationship. It’s no small task, either. Currently, the team helps manage over 15,000 contracts for 8,000 programs supporting customers in 80 different countries. Working as a strategic business partner within Raytheon, our ultimate aim is to deliver balanced, equitable deals that ensure mutual long-term success.
If you would like to work in a collaborative, flexible environment with people who really enjoy what they do, we encourage you to apply. Our 9/80 work schedule offers flexibility to help successfully balance the work/life commitments.
Key elements of our growth include our strong commitment to the global marketplace and our superior employee benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Work Schedules (Every other Friday Off!), 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.
This position may be for a Contracts Negotiator or a Sr. Contracts negotiator depending on the applicants' skills and qualifications
Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Contracts has an opening for a Sr Contracts Negotiator / Contracts Manager. The manager in this role will be responsible for the management and administration of a diverse portfolio of contracts. The primary customers are the U.S. Government and some foreign countries. New Senior Contracts Negotiators can expect to be engaged in a broad range of activities, including management of complex developmental contracts to accelerate delivery of technology to the US Military and our allies, supporting large scale production of the world’s most sophisticated weapons, or other exciting business ventures.
US Citizenship is required as this position needs an active US Security Clearance as of day one of employment
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Participate in front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits, proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications relating to U. S. Government and/or direct commercial sale (DCS) international customers
Work closely with Contracts Leaders, Program Managers, Business/Estimating, Supply Chain, and Corporate Treasury functions to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals
Provide support to senior management regarding contractual and business issues; ensuring that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies
Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and possible mitigation of contractual/program risks
Examine and understand cost structure estimates of labor, material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness
Compile and analyze data; maintain historical information
Shape business transactions and negotiate skillfully to create the best outcome possible.
Periodic domestic travel may be required; international travel may be required
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
6 yrs.’ experience with negotiation and administration of major DoD contracts and/or subcontracts
BA/BS in Business, Finance, Law, or related field (Higher education may be considered in lieu of 2 yrs of experience)
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases
Experience of handling several assignments concurrently
6 yrs of experience in a position where effective relationships with customers and internal partners were developed based on understanding and trust
Past experience in working within a team and fostering teamwork and trust
Current DoD Top Secret Clearance
U.S. Citizenship is required
Juris Doctor or MBA
Experience administering production, development or service contracts valued at $25M or higher
Knowledge of and experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
The demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize actions. Experience working is a fast-paced environment, where prioritization was required to be effective.
Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills
Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts, such as incentives, share ratios, and risk quantification
Hands-on proposal preparation or negotiation experience
Demonstrated strong work initiative and ability to adapt to new challenges
Experience with US Government and US Prime Contractor customers in the acquisition and end-user and communities
Experience with international customers and contracting processes
Contractual acumen with proficiency in contracts fundamentals
Related contract administration experience with the US Department of Defense (DoD) including proposal preparation and contract negotiations, or a combination of five years of contracts management experience and five years of other functional experience related to business management
Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers and internal partners based on understanding and trust
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 176909BR
About Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems – delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the business generated $16 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 30,000 employees globally. Raytheon Missiles & Defense is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.