Manager, Contracts

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
San Diego, CA 92101
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) Contracts has an opening for a Contracts Manager. The manager in this role is responsible for the leadership, management and administration of a portfolio of programs within the Naval Power Mission Area. Naval Power provides the U.S. and its global allies in the maritime domain with sensors, command and control, and precision weapon solutions to protect allied ships and sailors around the world.

This position, supporting the AEGIS program, offers the candidate a broad opportunity to engage in varied contract activities on programs that have significant activity in every aspect of the programs life-cycle. The programs currently consist of development, production, integration and sustainment. The position is well suited for a highly motivated person who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team environment.

We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification 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 strategic guidance to develop innovative contracting solutions which will result in achieving program and business goals
  • Engage in request for proposal (RFP) assessment, proposal generation, contract negotiation, and contract management
  • Ensure that business deals comply with company policies
  • Support program gate reviews, program management reviews, business strategy sessions, proposal reviews, risk management activities, and all other contracts related matters affecting AEGIS
  • Develop relationships with and serve as the focal point of contact with the customers Contract Managers, DCAA, and DCMA
  • Shape views of key stakeholders and negotiate to create the best outcomes possible
  • Advise management of contractual rights and obligations, mitigate contractual and program risks, compile and analyze data, and maintain historical records
  • Supervise a minimum of one (1) contract professional to ensure that resources are properly allocated and leveraged. Candidate must be able to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain talent to execute on all contractual activities to achieve company business goals.
This position reports directly to the AEGIS Contracts Lead, Naval Radars Program Area.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for 3 additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, or related field
  • Eight (8) years or more of experience in the fields of Contract Management, Negotiations, Program Management, Law or related fields
  • Experience with US Government regulations such as:
    • Federal Acquisition Regulations [FAR]
    • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement [DFARS]
    • International Traffic in Arms Regulations [ITAR]
    • Export Administration Regulations [EAR]
    • Truth in Negotiations Act [TINA]
    • Earned Value Management Systems [EVMS]
  • Experience leading a team
  • Negotiation experience
  • 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:
  • Extensive negotiation experience and skills to include preparation of business case presentations, shaping requirements, persuasive communication skills, and ability to condense complex situations into easily understandable formats to all levels
  • Possess a high level of discernment to prioritize multiple execution priorities
  • Defense Industry specific contracts or industry related experience
  • Ability and experience recognizing risk elements in business transactions
  • Experience working competitive domestic and international programs/acquisitions [Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS)]
  • Ability to apply legal aspects of government and commercial acquisition to the contract management function
  • Advanced degree (Masters or J.D.) or Industry Certifications (NCMA or IACCM)
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts, such as incentives, share ratios, and risk quantification
  • Ability to travel
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:

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Manager, Contracts

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San Diego, CA 92101

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