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Mgr III Capture Management

This Program Manager position is primarily responsible for: 1) Leading the capture and execution of new Army and Marine Corps vehicle system development programs within Raytheon/Advanced Missile Systems 2) Proving technical support and customer assistance with vehicle systems pursuits, 3) Identifying, and assisting in the development of new programmatic opportunities within a dynamic customer community.

In undertaking the responsibilities associated with this position, the chosen individual must successfully relate his/her activities to those of Raytheon Missile Systems’ and its key industry partners’ portfolio of vehicle-based sensors, fire control and effectors, while at the same time ensuring the full participation of adjacent company business units, and work with RMS entities to ensure proper investment, capitalization and facility development to realize new business opportunities.

Success in this position demands the creation of strong and trusted relationships among many internal and external customers, including key government personnel responsible for engineering, programmatic, budgetary and planning and contracting activities. This position thus requires multi-site coordination and a full knowledge of the appropriate government organizations, activities, products and services in order that the selected individual may effectively function as a recognized subject matter expert.

Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for overall program execution including cost, schedule and performance for the assigned Detroit Arsenal-based programs
  • Establish and grow working relationships with the engineering/technical/laboratory staffs of the government laboratories and related industry partners.
  • Actively participate with Advanced Missile Systems counterparts in related gate reviews, color teams and Strategic Planning activities.
  • Support and/or lead proposal activities to capture key vehicle systems programs.
  • Stay abreast of technical and programmatic progress and issues of alternate mission related programs
  • Understand and represent customer needs to senior management, and be an advocate to internal and external customers
  • Grow relationships to help “shape” technical requirements and acquisition strategies
  • Perform technical assessments and support other technology development teams as needed
  • Identify new business opportunities; support businesses in pursuing lateral opportunities and supporting current programs that are critical to AMS/RMS/the company
  • Conduct and present competitive market assessments, business planning for technical proposals and IR&D activities
  • Support and manage executive contact plans with Raytheon business development functionals

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience related to program management in the defense industry and/or government
  • Ability to comprehend diverse vehicle system requirements and work with an engineering team to develop effective solutions to address the customer’s capability gaps
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Ability to develop effective customer contacts and maintain strong relationships
  • Technically insightful
  • Strong engineering background
  • Able to work effectively within a team structure
  • Working knowledge of the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System
  • Proposal writing experience or evaluation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of Raytheon organization, capabilities and programs
  • Able to think strategically
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Able to influence without formal authority
  • Demonstrated success focusing on the needs of customers and delivering on those needs
  • Radar, EO/IR, sensor, or Systems engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience articulating customer positions, status, and strategies to senior management
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain long term business relationships with customers and partners
  • Demonstrated success working in a teaming environment with customers and internal partners
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor’s degree; preferably in business, engineering or a closely related field. Advanced degree preferred in either business or technical 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, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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