Subcontract Program Manager/ Mgr III Subcontract PM - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Saudi Arabia

Raytheon has more than fifty years of continuous presence in Saudi Arabia providing defense and security solutions to the government and commercial customers. Raytheon’s innovative solutions and services are increasingly developed by Saudi citizens and delivered in the country and to the global market in a way that contributes to the Kingdom lasting security and economic development. As such, Raytheon is a strategic supporter of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

This position will be a part of the Localization team located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In support of Vision 2030, and evolution of the GAMI requirements and urgency for establishment of Localization plans for current and pending RTN contracts, Raytheon Saudi Arabia has established a Localization strategy focused on meeting customer expectations. Key to this strategy is building an in-country & centralized RTN SA localization capability and indigenous Supply / Industry base in KSA.

The establishment of the RTN SA localization IPT will bring efficiency in execution through consolidation of effort across programs / captures for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, de-risk execution of localization deliverables, and ensure the application of best practice across all in-country LZN programs

The key responsibilities of the Localization IPT are:

  • Performance of localization and related offset scope
  • Interface to in-country authorities
  • Negotiation / reporting of localization and offset business cases
  • Local sourcing and supplier management
  • IP / TT / EXIM / Data management
  • Interface for RTN US Programs / Captures
  • Generating in-country localization opportunities for future credit against localization and/or offset programs

The Localization Subcontract Program Manager will be responsible for managing the programmatic aspects of subcontract agreement for in-country Suppliers within the localization Integrated Project Team (IPT). This role will report to the Localization Program Manager for day to day and have a dotted line reporting relationship to RTN SA Contracts and Supply Chain Director. The incumbent of this role is expected to operate under a high level of autonomy, leveraging the localization IPT, reach-back to the parent company. The duties of this role also include, but are not limited to:
  • Contributing to the development of a centralized and coordinated RTN SA localization capability within KSA
  • Developing and implementing strategic and tactical Supply Chain plans, including all practices, procedures and tools that will enable delivery of Supply Chain outcomes for all RTN SA localization projects that will positively influence future programs and captures.
  • Acting as the Raytheon Program Office point-of-contact for Suppliers on all offset and localization projects
  • Successful execution of all Supply Chain requirements for all localization and offset projects performed by RTN SA
  • Providing leadership, oversight, coordination and influence over the other in-country Supply Chain Managers and staff responsible for individual localization projects across the RTN SA supplier eco-system.
  • Enabling the achievement of best practice and improving processes, procedures and tools for all Supply Chain localization activities
  • Collaborating across all functions within the localization IPT including engineering, operations, QA/MA, quality, global trade, and engineering
  • Collaborating with RTN US Program/Capture Leads for developing the KSA in-country Supplier scope of localization and offset business plans/proposals for GAMI approval
  • Reaching back and collaborating with RTN SA and RTN US functionals to ensure programmatic requirements are incorporated, monitored and are being met for all localization and offset programs in country
  • Establishing robust and enduring relationships with in-country suppliers and partners
  • Supporting the adherence to IP / Tech transfer / EXIM management requirements of all localization projects
  • Conducting lead investigating efforts associated with identifying and expanding in-country localization and offset opportunities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM-related field or related discipline
  • Position requires a candidate who must be trained / certified / competent in Supply Chain Systems

  • High level of computer literacy and conversant in the “Office” suite of applications.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.

  • 10 + years of related experience.
  • Have significant supplier interface management experience
  • Experience for performance to cost, schedule, and technical performance
  • Experience in both production and design phases of a program – with hands on experience in a related production discipline in operations, engineering, or quality.
  • Subcontract Management and / or Supplier Management experience.
  • The individual must have a good understanding of supplier capabilities and customer needs of Saudi defense industry.
  • Must possess strong collaboration skills enabling effective communication and demonstrated business results working internally as well as externally.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Hands on experience in solving both business and technical problems
  • Experience establishing cost estimates and Basis of Estimates (BOEs).
  • EVMS Level 2 Certified.
  • Experience with Raytheon’s Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) or similar gate management process.
  • Experience interfacing directly with foreign national customers.
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of contract flow and compliance, as well as other processes that support multi-functional teams and programs.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 148158