Contracts Negotiator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) has an opening for a Contracts Negotiator supporting the Airborne Early Warning and Reconnaissance Systems (AWERS) Mission Area on the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASARS) -2B Development Program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing the following activities as part of a dynamic and highly functioning Contracts team:

  • Participate in and/or support proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
  • Management of contracts throughout entire life cycle (proposal, negotiation, execution, closeout)
  • 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; perform TINA sweeps, prepare confirmation of negotiations
  • Compile and analyze data, maintain historical information, prepare reports, track contract milestones and deliverables, and perform other duties as required to ensure contract compliance.
  • Ensure transparency of highlights, issues, and concerns for internal stakeholders.
  • Be responsible for compliance within the areas of contract set-up, deliverables, invoice tracking, cash collection, internal/external reporting and audits and closeouts
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships to drive results
Required Skills:
  • 4 years of relevant work experience in Government contract administration with various contract types (CPAF, CPIF, CPFF, FFP, T&M)
  • Exposure to the FAR, DFARS, ITAR, TINA requirements, terms and conditions
  • Strong communicator both orally and in writing; robust analytical skills
  • Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork and trust
  • Must be able to review/analyze RFP requirements and raise/present possible terms and conditions risks, develop fully compliant proposals and reconcile contractual document
  • Solid organizational skills, Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as required.
  • Ability to obtain DoD Clearances
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
Desired Skills:
  • Contract administration experience with the US Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Ability to research and resolve compliance issues and formulate recommendations to management and the program
Required Education:
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Law or related field
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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.