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Raytheon Technologies Contracts Manager in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Date Posted:

2020-12-18-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

The Contracts Manager is an integral part of a team of professionals who get things done, enjoy working together, and are committed to growing with this fast-moving company. The Contracts Manager supports the F135 Production team - reviewing contractual documents, supporting proposal preparation, leading contract flow down processes, issuing Inter-Entity Work Authorizations, and providing guidance and contracts administration for the F135 Production team. Additionally, the Contracts Manager is responsible for process improvements to enhance department function and performance. This position will act as an agent for the company and will provide leadership in business meetings, reviewing Requests for Information and Requests for Proposals, strategy formulation, preparing and submitting proposals, leading negotiations, reviewing contractual agreements for accuracy, formal correspondence, customer and internal audits, customer relations, day-to-day management/administration, support periodic leadership reviews, and to take on special projects as needed. The Contracts Manager will also provide guidance and direction to a small team of direct reports, ensure a plan for their development, oversee their job functions, and flow communications from senior leadership as required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of professionals in preparing bids.

  • Assists in implementing service excellence strategies to improve the relationship between legal department and other departments.

  • Assists leadership in training employees to ensure understanding of and adherence to contract law related to the business.

  • Assists in litigation and advises management of contractual rights and obligations to protect the organization’s legal and business interests.

  • Assists in compiling and analyzing data, and in maintaining historical information to ensure ease of accessibility and retrieval of data and documents.

  • Supports proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Advises and represents the organization on legal issues concerning contract matters.

  • Creates proposals, negotiates and executes contracts.

  • Provides legal advice on warranty and contract administration.

  • Prepares legal documentation for legal and contract negotiations and relationships.

  • Prepares legal applications for warranty and new contracts, as needed.

  • Maintains historical legal records.

  • Ability to understand and ensure full compliance at all times with applicable Company policy and guidelines

  • Summarize contract issues, research compliance matters, interpret regulations, identify risks, and formulate recommendations

  • Provide guidance regarding contractual and business issues, advising management of contractual rights and obligations as well as possible mitigation of contractual/program risks

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience in contracts, including with military contracts OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience in contracts, including with military contracts OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience in contracts, including with military contracts is required

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), and equivalent U.S. Government regulations

  • Experience working on multiple projects concurrently

  • Prior experience working within cross-functional teams to construct, submit, and negotiate Terms and Conditions and pricing proposals, examine and understand cost structure estimates of labor, material, engineering services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness

  • Prior experience leading and working within a highly functioning team, fostering teamwork and trust

  • Experience leading, preparing and presenting a variety of review packages to senior leadership internally and to customer.

  • Experience assessing liabilities and making recommendations for risk mitigation

  • Supervising the work of direct reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working as Contracts Manager of DoD Contracts to include Cost Plus Incentive Fee, Fixed Price Incentive Fee, or other contract types

  • Experience with contract & financial structures, pricing strategies, policy & procedure and compliance principles

  • Leadership skills to include strategic thinking, customer focus, performance and results orientation, innovation, and influential communication

  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • ERP, SAP preferred

  • Experience with Technical Assistance Agreement

  • Knowledge of intellectual property concerns related to military contracts, to include standard FAR/DFARS clauses

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize competing priorities

  • Able to proactively drive closure of open item and demonstrate ability to follow through on tasks and commitments

  • Excellent analytical and solutions development skills.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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