Sr Contract Negotiator, Seapower Undersea Systems

2018-08-14
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Portsmouth
Rhode Island
United States

Raytheon IDS Seapower Programs, Portsmouth RI

Senior Contracts Negotiator, Undersea Systems Programs



Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has an exciting new opportunity on our Contracts team based in beautiful Portsmouth, Rhode Island, supporting our Seapower Undersea System programs. The Sr. Contract Negotiator will participate in and provide sound contract administration responsibilities, negotiations, and other related activities in support of several Undersea Systems programsThis position will report to the Undersea Systems Sr. Manager Contracts and will be responsible for the daily contract administration tasks associated with the Airborne Mine Neutralization System Contracts, and other related Undersea Sonar System Programs.

Contract responsibility will include participation in front-end discussions of new business pursuits, proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and Domestic/International 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 dealing with complex contracting matters. Ability to work independently with minimal oversight, to be able to research compliance issues, interpret regulations, and formulate recommendations, is an effective team member, can be efficient at multi-tasking, has proficient knowledge of FAR and DFAR, has sound oral and written communication skills, has a working knowledge of contractual databases as well as a knowledge of ITAR and EAR.

The Sr. Contract Negotiator supporting these key program areas will also be responsible for management of the customer relationships with various contacts in the NAVSEA program office, as well as those located in Washington, DC. This person will be asked to provide key business counsel and leadership to Customer Program Management Teams. The individual will strive to be a valued member of the Contracts Cross Business Team (CBT).Individual must be prepared to negotiate sound business deals with its customers and to provide governance to the program team in carrying out the terms of the contract. Must be able to apply tenets of Raytheon?s principles of Customer Focused Marketing to establish and maintain effective customer relationships based on professionalism, responsiveness, and ethical conduct.

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


Required Skills / Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the field of Contract Management, Negotiations, Finance, Supply Chain, Program Management or related fields
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, etc. and/or equivalent government regulations
  • Experience in generating and negotiating complex proposals/contracts
  • Experience in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, or Project)
  • Ability to solve problems, develop solutions, and assist the business leaders in achieving their financial and performance goals and objectives.
  • Provide support to front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits.
  • Act as the primary focal point for customer interface with Company during all phases of contract performance.
  • Financial understanding of rate structures and pricing strategies
  • Some travel required, approximately 25%

Desired Skills / Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain high-performance relationships with internal and external stakeholders and customers
  • Effective Negotiator
  • An organized and systematic approach to task management that enables timely closure of actions
  • Team Player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance
  • Knowledge of program management principles
  • Excellent and effective written & verbal communication skills (formal correspondence to customers)
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance. US Citizenship will be required.
Required Education (including Major)

Minimum Degree: B.S. / B.A. Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Business
Management, Contract Administration, Supply Chain Management, Economics, and/or
Business Law
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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.