Contracts Manager

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

As a Contracts Manager you?re responsible for performing a full range of contract management activities in support of the Missile Defense Product Line. In this role, you?ll be integrated as part of the core AN/TPY-2 radar capture and execution teams and will support all aspects of various capture activities.

Your responsibilities will include developing strong internal and external customer relationships and providing creative approaches to addressing business needs. Your strengths include your ability to recognize contractual issues in program performance, recommend and implement solutions, prepare for and negotiate sound business deals with customers and provide governance to the program team in carrying out the terms of the contract. You?re a collaborative independent thinker who will assist the program leads in formulating and executing business strategies to reduce risk, enhance customer satisfaction and support the generation of additional or new business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Participation in front-end assessments of new business pursuits; analysis of requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Providing business and Contracts guidance to program team during proposal and contract execution phases
  • Proposal reviews and coordination; contract negotiation and general contract management
  • Serving as subject matter expert for interpreting acquisition regulations and contract requirements
  • Serving as the formal business interface with external and internal customers on programmatic issues
  • Supporting contract dispute resolutions processes, including: interpreting and communicating requirements; ensuring compliance; documenting changes & negotiating equitable adjustments
This individual is a valued member of their program teams and the Contracts functional team and will report to a Sr. Manager, Contracts located in Woburn, MA.


U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience in Contracts, Supply Chain, Program Management, Project Management, Engineering or Legal
  • Experience managing Contracts
  • Ability to travel required (<10%)
  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in supporting front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits, in developing negotiation strategy, and leading customer negotiations to achieve company desired results
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) or Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS) and/or equivalent government regulations
  • Experience interfacing with U.S Government customers and/or other large defense contractors
  • Knowledge and experience with the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS)
  • Experience with various contract types (e.g. FFP, FPIF, CPIF, CPAF, CPFF, T&M)
  • Awareness of ITAR and export licensing requirements; experience with various contract types
  • Strong knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • NCMA certification (CPCM or CFCM)
  • Experience researching compliance issues, applicable regulations and laws, and formulating recommendations to management
  • Demonstrated success in building strong customer relationships
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to clearly recognize risk elements in business transactions
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, communication (written and verbal) and computer skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking while meeting deadlines

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems brings together the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customers? missions worldwide.

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 (Every other Friday Off!), 401K with match, Employer Contributed Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.

This job is posted internally as: Contracts Manager


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


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