1+ months

Contracts Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
As the official face of Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) to the customer, RMDs Contracts Managers handle essential communication, negotiation, and contract management throughout every phase of our customer relationship. Working as a strategic business partner within RMD, the ultimate aim of the Contracts Manager is to deliver balanced, equitable deals that ensure mutual long-term success.

If you would like to work in a collaborative, flexible environment that offers challenging professional opportunities, we encourage you to apply.

RMD offers a superior employee benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Work Schedules, 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.

RMD Contracts opening for a Contracts Manager will be responsible for the leadership, management and administration of a diverse portfolio of programs within the Advanced Technologies Mission Area. Specifically, the individual will be the Contracts Lead for the Advanced Counter Hypersonic Weapons (ACHW) Directorate which includes the latest technological pursuits in the development of defenses to high speed weapon systems, a strategic focus for national defense.

The individual in this role will be an active strategic member of the Program Leadership Team and working team lead for a team of 2-3 Contracts professionals. This role includes analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP), proposal reviews and coordination, contract negotiation, estimate at completion (EAC) reviews, support of program management and execution reviews, and general contract administration. Responsibilities include working closely with the Program Director, Senior Program Managers, Chief Engineers, Proposal Manager, Business/Estimating, and Supply Chain to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals; providing guidance to senior management regarding contractual and business issues; ensuring that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies; advising management of contractual rights and obligations and possible mitigation of contractual/program risks; examining and understanding cost structure estimates of labor, material, engineering services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.

This position supporting the Advanced Counter Hypersonic Weapons (ACHW) Directorate offers the candidate a broad opportunity to engage in varied contract activities for a portfolio of programs that includes strategic competitive pursuits and program execution, with significant contractual complexity.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within one year

Required Skills:
  • 8 years of contracts experience including negotiation and administration of major contracts and/or subcontracts
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, or related field (Masters degree may be considered in lieu of 2 years of experience)
  • Direct experience with customer relationship management
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared databases
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Juris Doctor or MBA
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Experience managing production, development, or service contracts valued at $25M or higher
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts, such as incentives, share ratios, and risk quantification
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers and internal partners based on understanding and trust
  • Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills
  • Hands-on proposal preparation and negotiation experience
  • Experience with US Government and US Prime Contractor customers as well as end-user communities in the development and acquisition of major systems
  • Experience working is a fast-paced environment, where prioritization is required to be effective
  • Past experience in working within a team and fostering teamwork and trust
  • 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

Security Clearance:
This position requires the ability to obtain a Secret security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

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Posted: 2021-01-21 Expires: 2021-03-28

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