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Contracts Manager

Raytheon UK Stand: S49

Leads Commercial activity for the delivery of existing business and new business requirements within cross functional teams.  Contributes as a sole senior Commercial expert in devising and delivering commercial strategy.  The role requires the creation and delivery of compelling Commercial business winning strategies.


Main Duties:

  • Develops and delivers innovative commercial solutions and strategies in support of proposals and customer requirements, together with administration of complex due diligence activity.
  • Negotiates a range of contractual agreements and manages non routine issues through senior functional management, referring to counsel when necessary.
  • Identifying and managing contract change throughout the contract life cycle to maximise opportunities and reduce risks to performance.
  • Shares responsibility for programme and bid financial performance with multi-functional leadership team.
  • Produces business cases/ briefing materials for senior management reviews.


Candidate Requirements:


  • Experience of negotiating Commercial Agreements in the Defence or Cyber, Industry.
  • Relevant business degree or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, combined with a flexible and positive attitude.
  • Good working knowledge of import/export legislation with specific understanding of ITAR.
  • Experience of working with Agile and other contracting methodologies.
  • Experience of programme financial management and how to apply that to risk and opportunities.
  • Strong record of problem solving with an ability to drive performance through others.
  • Experience of Customer/Subcontractor Relationship Management



  • Experience of working with a diverse customer group based within Government departments, either as a prime or subcontractor.
  • Experience of working with international suppliers and customers from source selection to programme delivery, including collaborative working arrangements.
  • Knowledge of Teaming Agreement


Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance as a minimum (RSL will sponsor as required).

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