Contracts Specialist / Contracts Negotiator

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
This position filled as a Contracts Specialist or a Contracts Negotiator depending on the applicants' skills and qualifications

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) Contracts has an opening for a motivated Sr. Contracts Negotiator or Contracts Negotiator in the Strategic Engagement Systems (SES) portfolio supporting the Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Blk IB program. SM-3 Blk IB is a critical ballistic missile defense system that provides regional layered protection around the world. The SM-3 Blk IB program includes both domestic and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) content within its existing contracts.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the SM-3 IB program team and responsible for contractual management tasks across SM-3 BLK IB production and sustainment. The successful candidates duties will include Request for Proposal (RFP) assessment, capture and proposal strategy, contract negotiation, customer engagement and collaboration, and contract administration. The successful applicant will be the primary customer interface for business on SM-3 Blk IB contracting matters. The selected candidate will advise management of contractual rights and obligations and means to mitigate contractual/program risks.

Responsibilities include working closely with Program Managers and Business/Estimating functions to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals; providing support to senior management regarding contractual and business issues; ensuring that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies while creating quality business results; and lead efforts to administer MOCAS, Data Rights, and Government Furnished Property actions. The SM-3 BLK IB program office is based in Huntsville, AL and Tucson AZ. This role will be primarily remote, with moderate travel required.

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

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts and other business arrangements; ability to contribute to negotiation strategy and possess strong negotiation skills
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing; strong analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills, and track record of responsiveness
  • Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork and trust
  • Capable of handling several assignments concurrently
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills are essential
  • Ability to provide contractual solutions to both the Customer and Program Team
  • Computer proficiency, experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases

Required Skills:
  • 2 years of experience in domestic or international contract administration, including proposal preparation and contract negotiation (4 years for a Contracts Negotiator)
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, or related field (Masters degree may be considered in lieu of 2 yrs of experience)
  • A proven track record of success in domestic contracting including terms and conditions, FAR/DFARS, employing policies and procedures, and Risk Mitigation
  • DoD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance
  • U.S Citizenship is required
Desired Skills:
  • Existing US Government issued security clearance
  • JD and MBA a plus

Security Clearance
This position requires the eligibility to obtain 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. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens


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Contracts Specialist / Contracts Negotiator

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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