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Sr Manager Contracts

Requisition ID 132356BR Date updated 02/04/2019
The following position description represents an immediate opportunity within Land Warfare Systems (LWS) Contracts for a Sr. Manager, Contracts. This position is responsible for contracts management leadership and strategy for the Next Gen Combat Vehicle (NGCV) capture and execution team. This is a critical program within RMS requiring senior level support to provide strategic vison, develop partnerships and resolve issues both internally and externally. The ideal candidate will have deep experience in the capture, negotiation and/or management of complex development contracts. A proven record of productive and active engagement with key functional areas such as program leadership, engineering and supply chain is essential to being successful in this position. This coordination is necessary to establish a robust capture management plan, and will also drive the adaptation of a productive program culture which in turn will lead to a successful capture and execution of the NGCV pursuit.

The successful applicant will be the primary customer interface for business and contracting matters. They will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining trust and cooperation while ensuring that proposed and negotiated terms comply with company policies and guidelines. This role works closely with Raytheon leadership, Program Management, Business/Estimating, Corporate and Export/Import Operations. The successful candidate must be able to represent Raytheon independently on significant transactions and advise management on contractual rights and obligations while mitigating contractual/program risks. This assignment requires an ability to develop and maintain trusting relationships with external and internal customers.
This position reports directly to the LWS Director of Contracts.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 12 years business leadership experience in contracts, or a combination of six years of contracts experience and six years of other functional experience related to business management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Law, or related field
  • Experience in capture and negotiation of complex development and/or production contracts
  • Experience with strategic leadership to develop innovative contracting solutions to meet program objectives
  • Contract knowledge to provide business guidance to management and leadership during all phases of the program life cycle to include front-end capture, proposal, negotiation, award, and contracts execution
  • Effective team player with demonstrated leadership capability
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Experience with US Government and US Prime Contractor customers
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers based on understanding and trust
  • Experience with negotiation and administration of large USG contracts
  • Experience proposing, negotiating, and managing competitive USG contractual agreements
  • Contractual acumen with proficiency in contracts fundamentals
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, influence and manage risk
  • Proven strong work initiative and ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas


Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s or Juris Doctor Degree
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and shape innovative defence and commercial project opportunities to assist successful capture campaigns
  • Demonstrated success working within a matrix organizational environment
  • Proven track record of achieving desired results
  • Some experience with International Contracts
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Expertise
Business Administration
Contracts
Export/Import
Legal

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
AZ - Tucson

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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