Contracts Negotiator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description:

The candidate will be responsible for providing contracts management support and hands-on engagement throughout the capture and execution of programs within the fast growing Civil Space portfolio within the Space Systems Mission Area. This opportunity will provide the selected candidate a platform to accelerate development and broaden contracts technical capability in research and development, development and production contracts as well as engage with senior leadership, and our US Government and domestic customers (primes and Universities).

This position also entails the following responsibilities: (1) daily and close communication with customers; (2) effective management of customer priorities/needs; (3) support closure of contractual issues; (4) provide governance to the program team in carrying out the terms of the contract; and (5) overall contract management in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and the Federal Acquisition Regulations and contract requirements.

This position will be responsible for managing existing NASA task orders/ grants , other contracts and managing new business pursuits in the form of proposals, white paper submissions and various other forms of written communications with potential customers.

The position will be the primary business interface between internal & external customers and will act as the agent of the company by leading and/or assisting the program team in business meetings, reviewing RFIs and RFPs, advising capture teams as needed, preparing and submitting proposals, negotiations, contractual agreements, contractual financial set-up and cash collection, formal correspondence, support customer and internal audits, and day to day management/administration.

Required Skills:

  • 4+ years of Contracts experience with Government contracts and/or other relevant business-related experience
  • Strong knowledge of FAR, DFARS, etc. and/or equivalent government regulations
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Highly motivated and organized; customer-focused; positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Experience with being the customer interface and demonstrated success in building strong customer relationships
  • Effective Negotiator with a focus on developing "win-win" solutions
  • Demonstrated business acumen, and ability to clearly recognize risk elements in business transactions
  • Knowledge of program management principles, company policies and procedures
  • Experience in RFP Review, risk assessment, proposal review and submission, and managing program requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • Prior experience working with NASA and other traditional DoD primes
  • Ability to obtain a clearance

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Law or a major related to this job description

Desired Education: Certified Federal Contracts Management (CFCM) professional certification desired or other similar certification(s) related to Government or commercial contracting.

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.