Contracts Negotiator / Sr Contracts Negotiator

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
***This position requires an existing or Interim DoD Top Secret clearance***

This position may be for a Contracts Negotiator or Sr. Contracts Negotiator depending on the applicants' skills and qualifications

Whats YOUR mission?


Here at Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD), we work together as one global team creating trusted innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by RMD employees around the globe. Our success is driven by an inclusive culture that invests in our people, embraces the perspectives of our diverse workforce, empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

RMD offers a robust total rewards package, including: Medical, Dental, and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Parental Leave, Flexible Work Schedules, 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning/Career Development, Achievement Awards, and much more.

If you would like to work in a collaborative, flexible environment that offers challenging professional opportunities, wed like to meet you. RMD has an opening for a Contracts Negotiator/Sr. Contracts Negotiator within its Air Power Mission Area. This role will support a major program currently in the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of a weapon system with a strategic focus on national defense. The customer is the U.S. Air Force.


Contracts professionals at RMD are entrusted with our most important asset: the trust and respect of our customers. The official face of RMD to the customer, RMDs Contracts personnel handle essential communication, negotiation, and contract management throughout every phase of our customer relationship. Working as a strategic business partner within Raytheon, our ultimate aim is to deliver balanced, equitable deals that ensure mutual long-term success

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of proposals, as well as management and administration of contracts. Responsibilities include Request for Proposal (RFP) assessment, capture and proposal strategy, contract negotiation, customer engagement and collaboration, general contract administration and change management. The successful applicant will be a key customer interface for contracting matters and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining trust and cooperation while ensuring that proposed and negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies and guidelines. The selected candidate will advise program management of contractual rights and obligations and means to mitigate contractual/program risks.

US Citizenship is required as this position needs an active US Security Clearance as of day one of employment


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

Required Skills:
  • 4 years of related contract administration and/or customer interactions experience including proposal preparation and contract negotiations.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Existing or Interim DoD Top Secret clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Experience managing production, development, or service contracts
  • Ability to understand the financial and material aspects of contracts and risk quantification
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers and internal partners based on understanding, teamwork, and trust
  • Experience working is a fast-paced environment, where prioritization is required to be effective
  • Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills
  • Contractual acumen with proficiency in contracts and supply chain management fundamentals
  • Related contract administration experience including hands-on proposal preparation and contract negotiations with the US Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Experience with US Government and US Prime Contractor customers as well as end-user communities in the development and acquisition of major systems
  • Computer proficiency, experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases
  • Experience in price negotiations
  • Ability to influence while maintaining positive relationships
  • Juris Doctor or MBA

Security Clearance:
This position requires an interim or approved Top Secret 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. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


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Tucson, AZ 85701

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