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Contracts Manager
Raytheon Company | Louisville, Kentucky
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Job Description

Within the Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business unit, the Navigation and Modernization Systems (NMS) ContractsTeamis seeking a Contracts Manaher tosupport multiple U.S. Government customers within our Sea and Logistics Solutions (SLS) sub-mission area. The portfolio supports existing prime contracts with the Defense Logistics Agency and NSWC Crane, as well as related pursuits, out of our Louisville, Kentucky office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for management of IDIQ contracts/task orders, analyzing terms and conditions, processing change order requests and performing Contract Risk Analysis covering any significant or unusual financial, technical or schedule risks. The Contracts Manager will serve as the single point of contact with the customer and with Raytheon functional leads for all contractual matters. Candidate must be able to readily adapt in a challenging, fast-paced environment dealing with complex contracting matters. Candidate must have the ability to work independently with minimal oversight, be able to research compliance issues, interpret regulations, and formulate recommendations.

This assignment requires an ability to develop and maintain trusting relationships with external and internal customers. This position will be a key customer interface for contractual matters and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining trust and cooperation with current and potential customers.

The individual in this role will be responsible for analyzing Requests for Proposals and leading contract negotiations. This position will also be responsible for analyzing other business agreements and contracts with the U.S. Government and commercial companies. Additionally, responsibilities will include working closely with Program Managers and other program functions to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals, providing support to senior management regarding contractual and business issues, ensuring that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies, and advising management of contractual rights and obligations and mitigation of contractual/program risks. This role also serves as the lead for a team of contracts administrators.Periodic domestic travel will be required.

Responsibilities and Required Skills
  • Eight or more years of experience in the fields of Contract Management, Negotiations, Program Management, Law or related fields
  • Strong knowledge of FAR, DFARS, TINA, ITAR and/or equivalent government regulations
  • Experience in generating and negotiating complex proposals/contracts with a proficient understanding of terms and conditions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office┬« suite (primarily Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Proven ability to solve problems, develop solutions, and assist the business leaders in achieving their financial and performance goals and objectives
  • Provide support to front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits, including negotiation strategy
  • Act as the primary focal point for customer interface with Company during all phases of contract performance
  • Ability to lead formal contract reviews and support program reviews with leadership and customer
  • Excellent and effective written & verbal communication skills (formal, professional correspondence to customers) with strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and work within a team and to foster teamwork and trust
  • Capable of multi-tasking and handling several assignments
  • Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills
  • Ability to research compliance issues, applicable regulations and laws, and formulate recommendations to management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently and with minimal oversight
  • Ability to lead a team of contracts administrators
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain high-performance relationships with internal and external stakeholders and customers
  • An organized and systematic approach to task management that enables timely closure of actions
Desired Skills
  • Familiarity with Raytheon policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of program management principles that contribute to the success of a program team
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in negotiations

Required Education (including Major)

BA/BS in Business, Management, Business Law, Finance, Contracts, Legal Studies, or related discipline

(JD or MBA a plus)

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 148514

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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