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Senior Commercial Manager (Weapons)

Requisition ID 154478BR Date updated 01/13/2020

Role: Senior Commercial Manager - Weapons
Locaition: Harlow
Req ID: 154478BR

Summary of Role:
The post-holder will deliver the commercial and subcontracts function for the Weapons Area and participate across the business area in multi-functional activities. The post holder will need to be adaptive and confident in developing and delivering outcomes and messages across an international customer and supplier base and be able to matrix manage into the wider Raytheon organization.

Main Duties:
Provide leadership to, and day to day management of, the Weapons Commercial and Subcontract team, delivering an effective and motivated team including finalising contract closures, recruitment, performance management and talent development;
Create and develop collaborate working relationships with existing and potential customers and suppliers and act as a compelling ambassador for Raytheon.
Lead in the creation and delivery of Business Area strategies including Teaming and Contract management strategies and relationship management plans at Programme, Mission and Business Area levels;
Develop and present business cases/briefing materials for senior management reviews and participate in/leads cross-functional improvement activities;
Development of innovative Contract solutions in support of Proposals in the acquire stage, resolution of issues in the execution phase whilst maintaining focus on delivery;
Audit compliance with complex due diligence requirements;

Candidate Requirements:
. Experienced people manager able to motivate and deliver functional teams to meet the Area’s commercial strategies and successful completion of programmes;
. Good working knowledge of import/export legislation with specific and relevant experience of ITAR and its application in international delivery;
. Experience of proposal and programme governance and compliance with the ability to translate policy and processes into action;
. Experience of negotiating/changing multiple types of high value, non-standard agreements with international customers and an understanding of cultural methods of working in negotiations;
. Experience of Customer Relationship Management and collaborative working in BS11000 environment with experience of working with international Aerospace customers;
. Holds or able to obtain SC security clearance;
. Mentoring and coaching experience;
. Understanding and application of continuous improvement working methodologies;
. Varied experience of Defence and Aerospace contracting for the provision of goods and services;
. Good working knowledge of application or and compliance with Defence Reform Act provisions from both a prime and subcontractor perspective;
. Experience of working within an international matrix management

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.
Standard Benefits:

• 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
• 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
• Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
• Enhanced sick pay scheme
• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
• 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

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Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Supply Chain/Purchasing

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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