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Sr Contract Negotiator

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity in IDS Contracts for a Senior Contracts Negotiator working with the Advanced Technology (AT) and the Domestic/FMS Competitive Capture (DFCC) groups. This role is focused on Maritime type programs and provides strategic thought leadership to develop innovative contracts and business solutions in a competitive environment.

Responsibilities will include: participation in front-end assessments of business pursuits, helping to shape opportunities, analysis of RFPs, proposal preparation, developing and implementing negotiation strategies, general contract administration, offering solutions to mitigate contractual/program risks, understanding how terms and conditions affect price and schedules, acting as the focal point of contact with the customer for all contractual matters, complying with ITAR, and participating in various proposal and business reviews.

This position will be located in Portsmouth, RI. The individual should have experience in Contracts and/or Supply Chain, and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment, worked simultaneously with several program teams, able to operate with a great degree of independence, be able to make sound decisions based on facts and data, and be an effective communicator.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Contracts Lead for Contractual/Proposal Compliance and Execution on domestic/FMS competitive proposals

Providing strategic thought leadership to develop innovative contracts solutions, which will result in achieving program and business area objectives.

Engaging in strategic assessment of business pursuits, proposal preparation, contract negotiations and contract management.

Business Advisor to capture team, addressing matters falling in the "gray" space

Ensuring successful governance/compliance of the function.

Taking ownership of tough issues and using knowledge of situational dynamics to establish personal engagement strategy.

Shaping opinions of key stakeholders; negotiating skillfully to create the best outcome possible.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • Possess a “common-body-of knowledge” of contracting (i.e. Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition regulations (DFAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)), and/or equivalent government regulations
  • Negotiation experience
  • Minimum of an active Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Business acumen with the ability to clearly recognize risk elements in business transactions with
    respect to cost management, earned value, funding management, and reporting.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Ability to multitask and manage work load to meet deliverables on time and accurately

    • Analytical and solutions development skills

    • Experience building and developing effective customer relationships

    • Experience managing FMS Contracts and Offset

    • Strategic thought leader with ability to create a vision and strategy for programs

    • Prior experience leading a team and managing employees

    • Uses creativity, innovation, speed and agility for advantage

    • Subcontract management experience

    • National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Certification - CPCM or CFCM

    • Top Secret clearance
Required Education (including Major):

• B.S. or B.A. in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Business Management, Contract Administration, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Business Law, or another related field

• An advanced degree may be substituted for 2 of the required years of experience.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 151922BR 151922

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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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
United States
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