Contracts Manager Job Opening

Contracts Manager

Raytheon

Huntsville, Alabama
— Contract
Category: Finance Manager

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What We Offer:
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers 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 Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position is an IDS Contracts position working within the Integrated Air & Missile Defense (IAMD) Business Area. Primary responsibilities will include supporting the Patriot Systems Business Area which has a wide base of Programs and Customers including Army Contracting Command (ACC) and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) with a mix of DoD, FMS and DCS contracts.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, motivated by results, possess skills in contracts or related applicable business experience, and the ability to interact effectively with external as well as internal customers. 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 IDS and IAMD Programs. Must be able to recognize business and contractual issues in program performance implement solutions; carry to completion, while exercising good judgment with minimal supervision.

PLEASE NOTE - This position may be located in Andover, MA or Huntsville, AL

Responsibilities:
  • Display an advanced understanding of business relationships and contract structures, while demonstrating an exemplary level of business acumen.
  • Differentiate between routine and non-routine contract elements and terms, and be able to make recommended solutions.
  • Using sound management principles, broker closure to general business agreements, i.e., teaming agreements, proprietary information agreements, etc., along with understanding of management, organization, planning and controls.
  • Recognize business and contractual issues in program performance, implement solutions; carry to completion, while exercising good judgment with minimal supervision.
  • Negotiate sound business deals with its customers and to provide governance to the program team in carrying out the terms of the contract.
  • Apply tenets of Raytheon’s principles of Customer Focused Marketing to establish and maintain effective customer relationships based on performance, relationships, solutions and ethical conduct

Required Skills:
  • Preference for experience working as Contracts Manager of large DoD Production Contracts or other contract types
  • Experience working with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and/or equivalent government regulations
  • 8 years of professional experience
  • Experience with contract & financial structures, pricing strategies, policy & procedure and compliance principles.
  • Ability to travel (approximately 10%)
Desired Skills:
  • Advanced degree (Masters or J.D.)
  • NCMA Certification (CPCM or CFCM)
  • Existing Clearance (Secret)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop advanced concepts and solutions to unusual problems that involve a high degree of ingenuity, creativity and innovation.
  • Experience with contract & financial structures, pricing strategies, policy & procedure and compliance principles.
Required Education (including Major):
  • BS degree in Business Administration, Finance or other related degree

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  • Thomas A. Kennedy
Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization
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