San Diego, California

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 program___s life-cycle. The programs currently consist of development, production, integration and sustainment. The position is well suited for a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team environment.

The scope of your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing strategic thought leadership to develop innovative contracting solutions which will result in achieving program and business objectives.
  • Providing request for proposal (RFP) assessment, proposal generation, contract negotiation, contract management, and ensuring that business deals comply with company policies.
  • Supporting program gate reviews, program management reviews, business strategy sessions, proposal reviews, risk management activities, and all other contracts related matters affecting AEGIS and DBR.
  • Developing relationships with and serving as the focal point of contact with the customers___ Contract Managers, DCAA and DCMA.
  • Shaping opinions of key stakeholders and negotiating to create the best outcomes possible.
  • Advising management of contractual rights and obligations; mitigating contractual and program risks; compliling and analyzing data; maintaining historical records.
  • Supervising a minimum of 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 objectives.

This position reports directly to the AEGIS Contracts Lead, Naval Radars Program Area.

Required Skills:
  • Eight (8) years or more of experience for a Contracts Manager in the fields of Contract Management, Negotiations, Program Management, Law or related fields
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, or related field (Master___s degree may be considered in lieu of 2 years of experience)
  • Contractual acumen with proficiency in contracts fundamentals (i.e., FAR, DFARS, ITAR, EAR, TINA, EVMS, etc.)
  • Experience with providing leadership and supervising a staff
  • 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 competing execution priorities.
  • 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.

Desired Skills:
  • 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

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

San Diego, California

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