NSMS Proposal Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:
The Shipboard Missile Program Area Directorate, Naval Standard Missile Systems(NSMS) is seeking to hire a Proposal Manager located in Tucson, Arizona at Raytheon Missiles and Defense. This proposal manager will report to the NSMS Production Director and is responsible for the overall success of proposals across SM-6 and SM-2 Production. This role will require an individual to build and maintain relationships with our Navy customer and strengthen those relationships to drive proposal completion.

The proposal manager will lead major proposal efforts within the NSMS Production Programs at an average value of over $600M per year, including ROMs, NTEs and firm proposals. Proposals include United States Government (USG), Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS). Partners with all proposal team members (e.g. Contracts, Program Management, Scheduling, Engineering, SCM, Finance, Pricing, Operations, etc.). This position will be the internal/external point of contact for proposal operations decisions, schedule requirements and contract clarifications.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Organizing and leading proposal teams to produce on-time, complete and compliant proposals that support efficient negotiations with the customer
  • Reviews pricing for accuracy and reasonableness, consistency and compliance of BOEs, and that the cost volume is responsive to each RFPs requirements
  • Responsible for preparation of required Gate 4 sign off packages and support of fact-finding, negotiation and post-award audit activities
  • Responsible for effective communication and leadership to ensure the team understands the return on investment, how their decisions effect the business deal
  • Working closely with the program managers during negotiations to provide justification for BOEs and construct counter offers, leading to a handshake.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree; preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) or related Business in field.
  • 10 years relevant experience; preferably in a program management type role (PICC, program integrator, IPT)
  • Proposal knowledge & expertise that leads to a completed proposal that has linkage with all volumes (Technical, Cost and Management, etc.)

    An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience and understanding of parametric pricing. Working knowledge of proposal pricing tools. Understanding of Raytheon IPDS and Gating Process
  • Experience creating Basis of Estimating (BOEs) to support labor and material bids
  • Prior experience with material & labor cost estimating, proposal development, government contracting requirements and FAR requirements
  • Working knowledge of CAS, FAR and other Government Procurement regulations as they pertain to each proposal
  • Demonstrated ability to work across business areas, manage diverse tasks, requirements and commitments and interface successfully with numerous disciplines Leadership and management of production execution
  • MPM, MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with multi-functional proposal team members in a very dynamic, time sensitive environment

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.
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.htm

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.)




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NSMS Proposal Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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