Contracts Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871
The Contract Manager will be responsible for contract management of all aspects of the contracting process including proposal preparation, fact finding, negotiation, contract administration, and contract supporting International Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) and Domestic Competitive programs and pursuits for the Naval Surface and Undersea Systems (NSUS) Product Area.

This individual should possess significant knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR and/or related regulations) as well as an understanding of the ITAR and, FCPA Regulations. International Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) experience and a general understanding of localization/Offset contracting fundamentals are a plus.

This position can be located in Portsmouth, RI, Tewksbury, MA or can be remote at the managers discretion

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in contracts and program management support, including leadership skills, which will enable them to:
  • Provide strategic thought leadership to develop innovative contracts solutions which will result in achieving program and business area objectives
  • Lead complex international DCS pursuits and mange international DCS contracts
  • Lead Domestic Competitive Proposals and Capture strategies
  • Engage in strategic assessment of business pursuits, proposal preparation, contract negotiations and contract administration, including participation in development of winning strategies for business pursuits
  • Support the greater Naval Power Contracts organization as needed
  • Ensure successful governance/compliance of the Contracts function
  • Take ownership of challenging issues and apply knowledge of situational dynamics to establish personal engagement strategy
  • Shape opinions of key internal and external stakeholders; negotiate skillfully to create equitable and mutually beneficial outcomes for the Raytheon and customers
  • Balance competing constituent priorities with business needs and use astute judgment to seek executive level direction and guidance when needed to move forward
  • Establish partnerships with the Naval Power Contracts Leadership team and support their priorities
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally


Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of applicable work experience in contracts, subcontracts, supply chain or program management
  • BA/BS degree in one of the following Majors: Business Administration, Business Management, Contract Administration, Business Law, Law or a related field
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR and/or related regulations)
  • Must poses prior experience with financial business principles and understanding of applicability to Complex Contracts/Proposals to provide business counsel to management and leadership during all phases of the program cycle to include front-end capture, proposal, negotiation, award and execution, and closeout
  • Experience in RFP review, risk assessment, proposal review and submission, and managing program requirements within tight timelines
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance.
  • U.S. citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Masters or JD degree
  • Proven experience managing major DCS Contracts or international suppliers
  • Strong understanding of the ITAR and, FCPA
  • Strong critical thinking skills, ability to exercise independent judgment, to manage complexity and ambiguity, and to operate with minimal supervision
  • Team Player with strong interpersonal skills working effectively within team environment and customers to drive results
  • Experience with program management roles, including business case development, program capture, offset, program development lifecycle, Statement of Work generation, risk management, action item management, requirement change management
  • Formal Management/Leadership experience proven presence in diverse business situations; confidence to interact and present to senior leaders
  • Experience in leading, executing and managing the full spectrum of DoD, International, and/or other federal contract types valuing in range between $50 - $300 million. A working knowledge of acquisition and program management processes


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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