Contracts Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
The selected candidate may be able to work remote at manager's discretion.

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 development portfolio within the Naval Power Mission Area. Specifically, the individual will be the Contracts Lead for the AIM-9X Development Programs, which includes the latest technological pursuits to improve performance of the proven Sidewinder missile.

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.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within one year.

This position supporting the AIM-9X offers the candidate a broad opportunity to engage in varied contract activities that includes Domestic and International (both Foreign Military Sales and Direct Commercial Sales) efforts, with significant contractual complexity.

Position Expectations:
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts and other business arrangements; ability to contribute to negotiation strategy and possess strong negotiation skills.
  • Capable of multi-tasking and handling several contractual assignments concurrently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven strong work initiative and ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing; strong analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within an integrated product team and foster trust with external and internal customers
  • Ability to influence while maintaining positive relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers and internal partners based on understanding and trust
  • Focus on responsiveness with strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel if located outside of Tucson, AZ

Required Skills:
  • 8 years of related contract administration and/or customer interactions experience including proposal preparation and contract negotiations.
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Management, Communications or related field
  • Direct experience with customer relationship management
  • Previous effective interaction with customers
  • Computer proficiency, experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases
  • Experience in price negotiations
  • Hands-on proposal preparation and negotiation experience
  • Experience working is a fast-paced environment, where prioritization is required to be effective
  • 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
  • Experience with FAR / DFAR terms and conditions and/or terms review & negotiations.
  • Ability to obtain DoD secret clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:
  • JD or MBA
  • Existing DoD secret clearance
  • Contract administration experience with the US Department of Defense (DoD), Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS)
  • 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

If you would like to work in a collaborative, flexible environment with people who really enjoy what they do, we encourage you to apply. Our 9/80 work schedule offers flexibility to help successfully balance the work/life commitments.

Key elements of our growth include our strong commitment to the global marketplace and our superior employee benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Work Schedules (Every other Friday Off!), 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.


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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