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Principal Specialist, Contracts (Remote)


Pay77k - 163k / year
LocationRemote
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 01688349
      Date Posted:
      2024-04-04
      Country:
      United States of America
      Location:
      RWA99: RTN Remote, Washington
      Position Role Type:
      Remote

      We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Specialist, Contracts within the Advanced Products and Solutions (APS) SBU. In this job, you will be responsible for helping lead, manage, and administer production and sustainment contracts within the EO/IR Global Air Force portfolio. The portfolio will include Firm Fixed Price Incentive Fee (FPIF), FFP and Cost Type contracts.

      The position will be well suited for a highly motivated, well-organized person who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. Enablers for success include being able to effectively multitask; familiar with DoD contracting; and demonstrate good communication skills to be able to interface with all levels of internal and external customers.

      This is a remote position. A low volume of periodic travel will be required to customer locations and to McKinney, TX (if remote) or can work Hybrid from McKinney, TX. Success in this position is defined as being a business partner with the assigned teams.

      Responsibilities to Anticipate:
      • Analyze Requests for Proposal (RFP), development of proposals, proposal reviews and coordination, negotiation, contractual agreements, contracts execution, as well as general contract administration.
      • Collaborate with the Contracts Lead, Program Managers, Chief Engineers, Proposal Manager, Business/Estimating and Supply Chain.
      • Support program management and execution reviews.
      • Provide sound contract management to meet customer obligations, achieve company objectives, and comply with company policies.
      • Provide guidance regarding contractual and business issues, advising stakeholders of contractual rights and obligations as well as possible mitigation of contractual/program risks.
      • Examine and understand cost structure estimates of labor, material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.
      • Identify, mitigate, and drive the resolution of contractual issues as they may arise.


      Basic Qualifications:
      • Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years' experience
      • Experience with U.S. Government contracts under the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplemental (DFARS)
      • Experience reviewing RFPs, proposals or similar contractual documents for contractual requirements and risks
      • Experience in proposals development, contract negotiations or similar business negotiations
      • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required


      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Functional relevant business experience in law, supply chain or finance
      • Proven record of responsiveness with strong time management and organization skills
      • Professional, effective written and verbal communication skills to interface with internal and external customers; strong analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills; be adaptable to a variety of business situations
      • Familiarity with Intellectual Property, license agreements, teaming agreements, and Export/Import
      • Experience in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, or PowerPoint)
      • Juris Doctor, MBA or NCMA Certification
      • Active Current DoD Secret clearance or ability to obtain a clearance


      What We Offer:

      Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

      Additional Information:

      * Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.
      • Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

      The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

      Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

      Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

      This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

      RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

      RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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