Contracts Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) has an opening for a Contracts Manager supporting the Global Information Services (GIS) Mission Area as a key contributor to the Mission Management and Control (M2C) portfolio of classified programs. The successful candidate’s duties will include a lead role in integration of new contracts, RFP assessments, capture and proposal strategy, contract negotiation, customer engagement and collaboration and contract administration.

The successful candidate must have a track record of success in US Government contracting as well as experience collaborating with industry partners. Responsibilities include working closely with Program Managers and other functions to construct, submit and negotiate proposals, provide support to leadership regarding contractual and business issues, ensure negotiated terms comply with company policies, advise management of contractual rights and obligations and mitigation of contractual/program risks. The successful candidate will be expected to have the prerequisite skills and experience to represent Raytheon independently on significant transactions, with strong communication skills to liaison with the GIS leadership team.

Position will be located in either Aurora, CO or Largo, FL

The successful candidate will be responsible for independently performing the following activities as part of a dynamic and highly functioning Contracts team.:
• Provide day to day management and administration of multiple highly complex classified programs of varying contract types
• Act as primary interface for Contracts with Program Management and external customers (Contracting Officers/Contract Specialists or Subcontract Managers)
• Support and interface with internal functional organizations (Finance, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain, Pricing) in the daily administration and proposal process
• Prepare, submit and negotiate proposals and incorporate into the contract; perform TINA sweeps, prepare confirmation of negotiations, etc
• Provide support to new business initiatives, including participation in Industry Days, Customer Forums, creation and negotiation of Proprietary Information Agreements and Teaming Agreements
• Ensure contract compliance while maintaining complete and current contract files
• Be responsible for compliance within the areas of contract set-up, deliverables, invoice tracking, cash collection, internal/external reporting and audits
Required Skills:
• 8+ years of directly applicable contracts management and administration experience with various contract types (CPAF, CPIF, CPAF/IF, CPFF, FFP, FP/IF, T&M)
• Must be a U.S. Citizen with current/active TS/SCI or Q clearance
• Extensive knowledge of FAR/DFAR, other government regulations and contract law
• Must be able to work independently with minimal oversight
• Must be able to review/analyze RFP requirements and raise/present possible terms and conditions risks, develop fully compliant proposals and reconcile contractual documents
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and shared data bases
• Ability to travel to support occasional program requirements (domestic only; <10%)
Desired Skills:
• Agile and able to respond to dynamic priorities
• Knowledge of intellectual property, organizational conflict of interest
• Steady, thoughtful and mature under pressure
• Ability to apply knowledge of legal aspects of Government and commercial acquisition practices into day-to-day activities
• Ability to develop and implement creative solutions to unusual and/or complex contracting issues
• Ability to research and resolve compliance issues and formulate recommendations to management and the program
• Growing business acumen with the ability to recognize risk elements in business transactions
• Experience establishing pre-negotiation objectives and demonstrated negotiations skills
• Ability to define negotiation strategies and lead negotiations
Required Education (including Major):
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Contracts, Business Administration, Management or related area. Additional years of applicable experience outweigh the major. Master’s degree plus. Or equivelnt combination of education and experience (Bachelor Degree = 8 years of additional applicable experience)

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.