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Manager Program Contracts

Requisition ID 130595BR Date updated 01/03/2019

This position will be located in either El Segundo, CA or Cambridge, MA. If position is located in El Segundo, CA, this person will be expected to spend ~25% of their time on site at the Raytheon and/or Draper facility in Cambridge, MA. If position is located in MA, this person must spend at least 80% of their time on site at the Draper facility to provide on-site support. An Off-site work location / office is also available at BBN in Cambridge.

Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) Contracts has an opening for a Contracts Manager (G11) supporting the Strategic Strike (SS) Product Line as a leader and key contributor to the Trident program.

The individual in this role will act as the Trident Contracts Manager, reporting directly to the Director of Strategic Strike in Cambridge, MA and Contracts Management in El Segundo, CA. This Manager, Program Contracts position will be responsible for participation in analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP), proposal reviews and coordination, contract negotiation, contract administration, and other business agreements and contracts with the U.S. Government as the end user. In addition, this position will require the candidate to develop productive and effective relationships various Trident customers to ensure successful program execution. The candidate will also provide on-site support at the customer facility. The position can be staffed in El Segundo, CA or Cambridge, MA. If the position is staffed in El Segundo, CA, the candidate is required to travel approximately 25% of the time to Cambridge, MA to provide on-site support to the Trident team.

Additionally, responsibilities will include working in a matrix environment and working closely with Program Managers and other program functions to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals, provide support to senior management regarding contractual and business issues, change management, risk assessment, and ensure that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies, and advise management of contractual rights and obligations and mitigation of contractual/program risks.
Required Skills:
  • Ten or more years of experience in contract administration, to include proposal preparation, contract negotiation, day to day contract execution on the program.
  • A proven track record of success in contracting with an advanced understanding of the following: FAR, DFARs, ITAR, EAR, TINA requirements, EVMS, ISO certifications, SAP terms and conditions, financial instruments and import/export regulations
  • Strong analytical skills in order to understand financial aspects of contracts and other business arrangements as well as the ability to contribute to negotiation strategies for a variety of contract types and instruments that may include FFP, FPIF, CPIF, CPFF, letter contract, and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Sophisticated understanding of the nuances involved in the assessment and preparation of sole source and competitive procurements.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral, along with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly assess risks and opportunities contained in various contracting documents and provide mitigation strategies to program management.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Special Requirements
  • This position will require support at the customer facility in MA.
  • Candidate must be willing to travel appx 25% of their time to Cambridge, MA if the position is staffed in El Segundo, CA
  • Must possess advanced negotiation skills to include preparation of business case presentations, shaping requirements, persuasive communication skills, and ability to condense complex situations into easily understandable formats to all levels.
  • Experience leading, preparing and presenting a variety of review packages to senior leadership internally and to customer.
  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures
  • This position will require ability to work under high pressure conditions to resolve challenging and complex situations. This may include negotiations of Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REA).
  • Experienced leading teams in order to resolve complex problems efficiently team leader that can work and solve problems that may arise
  • Ability to lead and work within a highly functioning team and to foster teamwork and trust
  • Capable of multi-tasking and handling several assignments.
  • Possess a high level of discernment to prioritize competing execution priorities.
  • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance
  • US Citizen

Desired Skills:
  • Aerospace and Defense industry experience and/or experience in companies that bring technology products to market in a highly regulated industry
  • Ability to apply legal aspects of government and commercial acquisition to the contract management function
  • Familiarity with Raytheon’s businesses, policies, and practices
  • Defense Industry specific contracts or industry related experience preferred
  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) clearance within one year of being hired
  • Computer proficiency, experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases


Required Education (including Major):
BA/BS in Business, Finance, or related field; JD or MBA a plus.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as well as the ability to successfully complete and pass a background check to obtain a U.S. Security clearance within one (1) year from hire date.
This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. person

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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Expertise
Contracts

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - El Segundo
MA - Cambridge

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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