Manager Program Contracts

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) has a position within the Naval Power (NP) Mission Area with primary responsibilities supporting Naval Surface and Undersea Systems (NSUS) Program Area, as the Contracts Lead for the Submarine and Sonar Program Areas. The selected candidate will be responsible for Both Program area portfolios consisting of DoD and International contracts with multiple customers and will be the direct supervisor for a team of five contracts professionals. Additionally, this person will lead all competitive DoD proposals in the Program Areas and responsible for continued growth with all customers.

This position will be located in Portsmouth RI, however currently support is remote work only due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Duties will include participation in front-end assessment of business pursuits, proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and significant customer activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment of contract requirements in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Candidate must be able to readily adapt in a challenging, fast-paced environment. The Contract Professional supporting this key business area is responsible for management of the customer relationship, the provision of business counsel and leadership to the Program Management Teams, together with expedited proposal, negotiation and/or definitization of contracts that are critical to RMD and Naval Power Programs.

This position may be located in Portsmouth, RI Regular travel will be required to the Portsmouth RI facility if working remotely or at a different location.

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

Required Skills:
  • 10 years of applicable business-related work experience
  • Bachelors Degree - Preferred majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Contract Administration, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Business Law, Finance.
  • Experience with FAR/DFARS, ITAR and/or related regulations
  • Experience with applying legal aspects of government and commercial acquisition to the contract management function.
  • Experience developing solutions to unusual and complex contracting issues.
  • Experience establishing pre-negotiation objectives and negotiation skills to realize objectives.
  • Proven negotiation skills to define strategies and lead negotiations.
  • Experience reconciling RFP, Program requirements, proposal submittals and resultant contract
  • U.S. Citizenship is required


Desired Skills:
  • Experience researching compliance issues, applicable regulations and laws, and formulate recommendations to management.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial business principles and understanding of applicability to contracts and business.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to recognize risk elements in business transactions.
  • Experience leading teams with direct reports
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing; strong analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working within team environment with customers and peers.
  • Experience with different contractual vehicles.
  • Cross-functional experience in Finance, Integrated Supply Chain, Business Development, or Program Management


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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Manager Program Contracts

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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