Raytheon Director, Contracts in Andover, Massachusetts

What’s YOUR Mission? Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions. Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Business has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Contracts that is willing to accept a high degree of responsibility in a rapidly growing and complex product line working within the global Integrated Air & Missile Defense (IAMD) Business Area with 2018 projected Sales >$2B. Primary responsibilities will include supporting, as Contracts lead, the PATRIOT Systems Business Area, which is comprised of numerous U.S. domestic and European Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs with 2018 projected Sales of $700M . Lead responsibility over twelve (12) Contracts professionals with a focus on developing strategic and innovative contract solutions, engaging and collaborating with Integrated Business Team (IBT)/Cross Business Team (CBT) business partners, advising program leaders of contracts rights and obligations, and means to mitigate contractual/program risks. Contribute substantially to the strategic growth goals of the business area and proactively develop effective internal/external customer relationships. Front end involvement in proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract execution and customer relations. This individual should possess prior knowledge of, and a thorough understanding of, Department of Defense (DoD), Foreign Military Sales (FMS), International Direct Commercial Sales (IDCS), and Offset / Industrial Participation. Reports directly to the Sr. Director, Contracts for IAMD Programs. Key Accountabilities include: Provide strategic thought leadership to develop innovative contracts solutions within Domestic and International customer environments Achieve program and business area objectives and ensure solutions are aligned with domestic and international acquisition processes Establish credibility and trusted, purposeful relationships with business partners, employees, and domestic and international customers Engage in business area issues to drive expeditious closure Own all aspects of IAMD Patriot Systems Annual Operating Plan (AOP) Objectives and Business Area strategies Lead twelve (12) Contracts professionals responsible for supporting numerous multi-million dollar complex contracts Ensure successful governance/compliance of the program. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 14 years of prior relevant experience Minimum of 10 years of experience in business leadership in contracts, supply chain and/or program management or other related area Defense Industry experience in companies that bring technology products to market in heavily regulated industry Experience with US Government customers in the acquisition and user communities Experience with International customers and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) contracting Experience leading in a multinational company Proficiency in Contracts fundamentals BA/BS Degree in Contracts, Business Management, Finance, or related discipline. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to develop effective relationships with domestic and international customers based on empathy and trust Excellent verbal and written communication skills Results-based Successfully worked in a matrix environment Knowledge of Federal Acquisition regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Uniform Commercial Code ( UCC) , etc. Knowledge of Intellectual Property Ability to obtain/retain a Secret security clearance Advanced degree (i.e. Masters) and/or related industry certificates What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care. Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America’s Best Employers by visiting us online at www.raytheon.com . Stay Connected: Don’t miss out on what’s happening at Raytheon. Follow @Raytheon on Twitter Follow Raytheon on YouTube Follow Raytheon on LinkedIn Follow Raytheon Company on Instagram Are you ready to be remarkable with Raytheon? Raytheon: Why I Choose Raytheon Raytheon: Making the World a Safer Place “Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth." - Thomas A. Kennedy Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 118959

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