Contracts Principal Specialist / Contracts Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:
Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems

RMD has an opportunity in its Advanced Sensors Maritime Program Area within the Advanced Technology organization for a Principal Specialist, Contracts or a Manager, Contracts. The Advanced Technology area focuses on key pursuits as well as development efforts that serve as the growth engine and front end of the business, critical to the future of RMD. The successful applicant will support the development of proposals, as well as management and administration of contracts with the primary customer being the Department of Defense. Duties will include analysis of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), conduct contract negotiations and provide general contract administration. The selected applicant will interface with multiple customers on contracting matters and ensure that proposed and negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies as well as advise program management of contractual rights and obligations and means to mitigate contractual/program risks. Minimal travel may be required.

The position will be well suited for a highly motivated, well organized individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. Your responsibilities will include developing creative approaches to solving problems while employing sound change management and communication skills.

Theres no such thing as a perfect candidate, so dont hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Provide sound contract management to meet customer obligations, achieve company objectives, and comply with company policies
  • Professionally represent Raytheon Technologies on contractual transactions and work closely with customers to develop business relationships
  • Act as a lead for the analysis of Requests for Proposal (RFP), development of proposals, proposal reviews and coordination, negotiation, contractual agreements, contracts execution, as well as general contract administration
  • Effectively manage contractual scope and terms and conditions to ensure work is performed to the overall contract scope
  • Identify, mitigate, and drive the resolution of contractual issues as they may arise
  • Work closely within cross-functional teams to construct, submit, and negotiate Terms and Conditions and pricing proposals, examine and understand cost structure estimates of labor, material, engineering services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Provide guidance regarding contractual and business issues, advising management of contractual rights and obligations as well as possible mitigation of contractual/program risks.
This position can be a Principal Specialist, Contracts or a Manager, Contracts, based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance or related field
  • Principal Specialist, Contracts requires a bachelors degree and 5 years of contracts experience (or an advanced degree plus 3 years of experience)
  • Manager, Contracts requires a bachelors degree and 8 years of contracts experience (or an advanced degree plus 5 years of experience)
  • Experience with negotiation and administration of contracts and/or subcontracts
  • Experience with US Government contracts
  • 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:
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts and risk quantification
  • Existing DoD Secret/Top Secret clearance
  • 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 fundamentals
  • Related contract administration experience including hands-on proposal preparation and contract negotiations with the US Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Familiarity with Other Transaction Agreements, Intellectual Property, license agreements, or teaming agreements
  • Juris Doctor a plus
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.htm188644

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Portsmouth, RI 02871

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