Manager Program Contracts

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Contracts managers are entrusted with our most important asset: the trust and respect of our customers. The official face of Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) to the customer, RMDs Managers, Program Contracts handle essential communication, negotiation, and contract management throughout every phase of our customer relationship. Working as a strategic business partner within RMD, our ultimate aim is to deliver balanced, equitable deals that ensure mutual long-term success.

If you would like to work in a collaborative, flexible environment with people who really enjoy what they do, we encourage you to apply.


Key elements of our growth include our strong commitment to the global marketplace and our superior employee benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Work Schedules, 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.


RMD Contracts has an opening for a Manager, Program Contracts. The manager in this role will be responsible for the leadership, management and administration of a diverse portfolio of programs within the Naval Power Mission Area. Specifically, the individual will be the Contracts Lead for the JSOW and MALD programs. The JSOW weapon, also called Joint Standoff Weapon, is the U.S. Navy's newest medium-range, precision strike standoff system. Its the first air-launched, network-enabled weapon to be used on fourth- and fifth-generation fighter aircraft. The Miniature Air-Launched Decoy, or MALD decoy, is a low-cost, expendable, air-launched craft that deceives the most advanced enemy integrated air defense systems while keeping pilots and aircraft out of harms way.

The individual in this role will be an active strategic member of the Program Leadership Team and supervising lead for a team of two to four Contracts professionals. This role includes analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP), proposal reviews and coordination, contract negotiation, estimate at completion (EAC) reviews, support program management and execution reviews and general contract administration. Responsibilities include working closely with the Program Director, Senior Program Managers, Chief Engineers, Proposal Manager, Business/Estimating and Supply Chain 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; advising management of contractual rights and obligations and possible mitigation of contractual/program risks; examining and understanding cost structure estimates of labor, material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.

This position offers the candidate a broad opportunity to engage in varied contract activities on a program that has significant activity in every aspect of the programs life-cycle. The programs currently consists of development, production, integration and sustainment and is continuing to grow.

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

Ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts, such as incentives, share ratios, and risk quantification
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers and internal partners based on understanding and trust


Required Skills:
  • 10 years of contracts experience including negotiation and administration of major contracts and/or subcontracts.
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, or related field (Masters degree may be considered in lieu of 2 years of experience)
  • Direct experience with customer relationship management
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Hands-on proposal preparation or negotiation experience
  • Past experience in working within a team and fostering teamwork and trust
  • Contractual acumen with proficiency in contracts fundamentals
  • Related contract administration experience with the US Department of Defense (DoD) including proposal preparation and contract negotiations, or a combination of five years of contracts management experience and five years of other functional experience related to business management
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared databases
  • U.S. Citizenship is required


Desired Skills:
  • Juris Doctor or MBA
  • Experience managing production, development or service contracts valued at $25M or higher
  • Experience with US Government and US Prime Contractor customers in the acquisition and end-user and communities
  • Experience working is a fast-paced environment, where prioritization was required to be effective.


Security Clearance:
This position requires the ability to obtain a Secret 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.
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