Principal Contracts Specialist / Contracts Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Be a part of Advanced Technology captures!

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) has an opening for a Principal Specialist, Contracts OR Mgr., Contracts within RMDs Advanced Technology organization, which focuses on key pursuits as well as development efforts that serve as the growth engine and front of the business, critical to the future growth of RMD. The individual in this role will be part of a team of Contracts professionals supporting the Advanced Air Warfare Systems (AAWS), Advanced Enabling Technology (AET), and Integrated Kill Chain Architecture (IKCA) portfolios of programs, including competitive pursuits. The individual in this role will be the Contracts lead for the Miniature Self Defense Munition (MSDM) Phase 2 program and several proprietary efforts, as well as provide support to current captures including the Stand-In Attack Weapon (SiAW) Rapid Protoype Requirement.

This role includes analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP), proposal reviews and coordination, contract negotiation, estimate at completion (EAC) reviews, support of program management and execution reviews, Intellectual Property and investment strategy development, and general contract administration. Responsibilities include working closely with the Portfolio Directors, Program Managers, Chief Engineers, Business/Estimating, and Supply Chain to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals; providing guidance 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.

Please note that this role will be primarily on-site at RMD Tucson. There is flexibility for telecommuting initially, but please note that relocation to Tucson is expected within 3 months of acceptance.

This position can be a Contracts, Principal Specialist or Manager, Contracts, based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position


About Us:
Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) provides the industry's most advanced end-to-end solutions, delivering the advantage of one innovative partner that connects vision with precision to detect, track, intercept and neutralize threats. Were on a mission to create a safer future by being the place our customers turn to tackle their most complex challenges. Our broad portfolio includes air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, command and control systems, and advanced defense technologies.

Our RMD Contracts teammates are valued business partners, influencing and executing balanced business deals, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, all in support of the products and services we deliver to our customers. With a global portfolio of clients, partners, and suppliers, the development opportunities for our Contracts professionals are endless, both domestically and abroad.

Our success is driven by a strong culture, investing in our people, and by embracing the perspectives of a diverse workforce. Our Contracts teammates fuel powerful ideas, develop meaningful relationships, and work together to achieve and exceed business goals.


Qualifications You Must Have
  • Principal Contracts Specialist requires a Bachelos degree plus 5+ years (or an advanced degree with 3+ years experience) of contracts or related finance/subcontracts
  • Contracts Manager requires a Bachelor degree plus 8+ years (or an advanced degree with 5+ years experience) of contracts or related finance/subcontracts experience
  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in Business, Finance or related field
  • Prior experience with US Government or Defense Industry Contracts
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Active Secret security clearance


Qualifications We Value
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts and risk quantification
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with customers and internal partners based on understanding, teamwork, and trust
  • Experience working is a fast-paced environment, where prioritization is required to be effective
  • Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills
  • Contractual acumen with proficiency in contracts fundamentals
  • Related contract administration experience including hands-on proposal preparation and contract negotiations with the US Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Experience with US Government and US Prime Contractor customers as well as end-user communities in the development and acquisition of major systems
  • Familiarity with Other Transaction Agreements, Intellectual Property, license agreements, or teaming agreements
  • Juris Doctor or MBA a plus


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.183397

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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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