Manager Program Contracts - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) Contracts has an opening for a Manager, Program Contracts in the Naval and Area Mission Defense (NAMD) product line. The successful applicant will be the lead for the Close In Defense Solutions (CIDS) contracts team.
The CIDS program primarily includes sole source sales to the U.S Government and Direct Commercial Sales to international customers, to including contracts in the production and sustainment phases of the program. In addition to leading and mentoring the CIDS contracts team, duties include Request for Proposal (RFP) assessment, proposal strategy, contract negotiation, contract management, and ensuring that business deals comply with company policies. The successful applicant will be the primary customer interface for contracting matters and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining both internal and external customer relationships based upon trust and cooperation, while also ensuring compliance with proposal and contract requirements.

Required Skills:

  • Ten (10) years of experience in contract administration, including proposal preparation and contract negotiation
  • BA/BS in Business, Management, Business Law, Finance, Contracts, Legal Studies, or related discipline; JD or MBA a plus (Master’s degree may be considered in lieu of 2 yrs of experience)
  • Experience with DoD contracting, including FAR/DFAR familiarity and Research and Development contracting
  • Ability to understand the financial aspects of contracts and other business arrangements; ability to contribute to negotiation strategy and possess strong negotiation skills
  • Familiarity with Direct Commercial Sales contracting and terms and conditions
  • Familiarity with Import and Export requirements, including ITAR, Export Agreements and Licensing
  • Computer proficiency, experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within one year.

Desired Skills:
  • Prior supervisory experience will be considered positively
  • DoD Secret or Top Secret security clearance
  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree or MBA
  • Capable of multi-tasking and handling several assignments of differing complexities and different customers concurrently
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing; strong analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork and trust
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Focus on responsiveness and follow-through with strong time management and organizational skill
  • Mentoring and coaching experience

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a 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. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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.