Mgr III Subcontract Management - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon IIS is seeking a Manager III Subcontract Management (Subcontract Manager) to be responsible for managing a team of subcontract management professionals as well as performing hands-on subcontract management to include the development and management of complex, multi-year development subcontracts requiring ongoing oversight and administration of specifications, statements of work and terms and conditions. The Subcontract Manager documents, prepares, negotiates cost, price and terms and conditions, and executes major subcontracts; provides formal communication and contractual direction; and performs contract close-out. The Subcontract Manager is an integral member of the Program team supporting and collaborating with Program Management, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Quality and Integrated Program Team (IPT) leads.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Provide management supervision over a team of subcontract managers
Lead/manage source selection process: identify and qualify suppliers, prepare bid packages that support program requirements, analyze and evaluate proposals, perform Price/Cost Analysis
? Prepare and execute negotiation strategies
? Determine the appropriate selection and issuance of fixed price, time and materials, labor hours and cost-type subcontracts and/or purchase orders
? Develop financial strategy in driving the cost model down to increase profitability
? Prepare required documentation to support release of all subcontracts and/or purchase orders
? Ensure subcontract compliance with Public Law, Raytheon Company policies and procedures Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFAR), ITAR and import/export requirements
? Manage subcontractors to meet all subcontract requirements including cost (avoidance/mitigation of cost overruns), schedule, technical and quality requirements
? Develop solutions in resolving supplier contractual issues that requires a high level of creativity
? Perform risk assessment, identify potential risks and impacts, and develop mitigation plans
? Work in collaboration with the IPT team to ensure program and supplier success
? Develop and maintain strong business relationships with the subcontractors
? Monitor and provide feedback to the IPT on critical supplier performance
? Manage administrative tasks including the management, coordination and support of award/incentive fee process, milestone payment, performance based payment, invoice review, and ongoing communication with the subcontractors and program teams
• 10+ years of related experience in major complex subcontracts, including significant space vehicle and launch development or related industry experience
• Experience negotiating and managing Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Direct Commercial Sale (DCS) or Foreign Military Sales (FMS)
• Must be US Citizen with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance; current/existing TS/SCI clearance highly preferred.
• Experience negotiating and managing international subcontracts
• Experience in procurement with the government, aerospace, and/or defense industries
• Thorough knowledge and experience with Public Law (FAR/DFAR), ITAR and import/export
• Proven ability to develop and negotiate teaming agreements, master subcontract agreements, and blanket purchasing agreements
• Proven track record of building and maintaining solid relationships based on mutual respect with senior level internal and external customers, peers and team members
• Demonstrated ability to influence key decision-makers and to effectively negotiate with subcontractors
• Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Risk Management
• Ability to simultaneously manage multiple subcontracts and priorities
• Problem solving and critical thinking skills, ability to exercise independent judgment and manage complexity and ambiguity
• Exemplary written and oral communication skills, strong presentation skills, ability to listen well and communicate effectively with others
• Proven ability to collaborate across the organization and operate effectively within a matrix environment by resolving conflict and influencing others
• Proven track record that includes collaborating with Program Management and Engineering/Technical individuals regarding management of SOW requirements and subcontractor work outputs (including cost and schedule)
• Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated project management skills
Desired Skills:
• Solid domestic and international subcontract experience

Previous supervisory experience
Required Education (including Major):
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or related field; MBA, JD or related degree preferred; Professional certification is a plus. Or equivalent combination of education and experience (Bachelor Degree = 8 years of additional applicable experience).

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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.