1+ months

Strategic Initiatives Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:

The Manager for Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Strategic Initiatives is responsible for the development of strategic plans and business initiatives to enable the growth objectives of the RMD business. This position will lead the development and creation of RMD strategic initiative strategies and plans for transformational and disruptive areas through rigorous analysis and understanding of market, customer, and competitor environments. This includes analysis of the business portfolio, market and competitor analysis, and identifying discriminating capabilities and strategic gaps. This role is responsible for developing and driving the Strategic Initiatives strategy and plans and ensuring the alignment of New Business Investments (Selling, Bid & Proposal, and IR&D) and Capital plans that support strategy objectives. Collaborate across the RMD enterprise to align each strategic initiative with the appropriate stakeholders and to properly build the implementation plan and measures for success.

The Strategic Initiatives Manager will also collaborate with the RTX Corporate Technology office on Technology Roadmaps as the strategy representative to several key technology area teams. Connecting this corporate activity to the RMD initiatives, long range plan and investment priorities ensures alignment across the enterprise. This position will be responsible to identify gaps at an enterprise level and recommend projects to the Vice President of Strategy and Transformation and Executive Director of Transformational Strategy. This position will be responsible for interfacing with and finding connection points with external organizations such as small businesses and customer labs or research centers on opportunities aligned with strategic initiatives..

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Lead the strategic initiative creation and planning process, including guiding senior management through the development and measures of each initiative
  • Lead the development of inputs to Raytheon senior leadership, Corporate Leadership, and Board of Directors on business strategy initiatives
  • Work across the Strategy organization to collect and analysis internal and external market analysis in support of company initiatives
  • Work with the Mission Area Leadership to develop and flow up and down strategies
  • Ensure that RMD strategies and investment resources align with projected requirements, directions and priorities
  • Ensure the strategic and investment decision incorporate current and future initiatives and include the key investment plans for NBI (Selling, B&P and IR&D) and Capital.
  • Collaborate across multiple businesses, functions, and at all levels of the organization to identify and understand capability gaps, determine the solution space, and shape initiatives and requirements
  • Develop Business Creation solutions that include leveraging partnerships, teaming, or other business frameworks to meet customer needs
  • Collaborate with the RMD functional organization to create actionable Business Transformation strategies
  • Assist in the development of merger and acquisition packages
  • This position can be located at any RMD facility and requires up to 20% travel

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field)
  • 10 years of experience to include strategic business and technical intensive industries
  • Experience developing business strategies for aerospace and defense, or complex technology intensive industries
  • Experience in leading business level projects and programs
  • Experience conducting competitive assessments, customer analysis, and business or capture strategy development
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Advanced degree
  • Knowledge of government customers, IPDS, and capture tools and processes
  • Organizational agility to work seamlessly across a matrix organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of senior management
  • Creative leader with results oriented mindset
  • Ability and credibility to operate at all customer levels
  • Demonstrated ability to connect diverse interests and customer needs to determine strategic opportunities and markets in core businesses and adjacencies
  • Track record of effectively using matrix organizations to get results
  • Experience in building and leading high-performing and diverse teams
  • Communication/presentation, analytical and problem solving skills at executive levels in industry and government
  • In-depth understanding of key financial metrics that are critical to business success
  • Experience in generating enterprise level strategic plans

What We Offer:

Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm


Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-05-20

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Strategic Initiatives Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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