Senior Manager Commercial

Job title: Senior Manager Commercial

Company: Raytheon Technologies

Job description: Date Posted: 2021-12-22-08:00

Country: United Arab Emirates

Location: ZAU: Abu Dhabi, Uae

Raytheon Technologies is a new company for a new age, built on a legacy of innovation, integrity, and excellence. By uniting two premier companies – a leader in aerospace and a leader in defense – we’re setting a new industry standard. Raytheon Technologies brings together advanced technology platforms, research and development capabilities, complementary product portfolios and the highly skilled workforce that created them. By the numbers alone, we are one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies, with 195,000 employees, 60,000 engineers. Our true strength comes from our four highly specialized businesses: Collins Aerospace, Pratt and Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense.
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Raytheon Emirates, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, was incorporated in 2017 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies under Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Incorporated in the UAE, located in the UAE, and ultimately to be led by UAE Nationals, Raytheon Emirates is focused on Cybersecurity, Effectors, Integrated Air & Missile Defense, and Advanced Technology

Job Summary:
Our RMD Contracts teammates are valued business partners, influencing and executing balanced business deals, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, all in support of the products and services we deliver to our customers. With a global portfolio of clients, partners, and suppliers, the development opportunities for our Contracts experts are endless, both domestically and abroad.

Our success is driven by a strong culture, investing in our people, and a embracing the perspectives of a diverse workforce. Our Contracts teammates fuel powerful ideas, develop meaningful relationships, and work together to achieve and exceed business goals. This role requires significant collaboration with other areas of the corporation – especially Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS). There will also be collaboration requirements/opportunities with Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace. This is a unique opportunity that has a significant autonomy and tremendous exposure to leadership in various businesses.

We are looking for a passionate Contracts professional to accept a high degree of responsibility in a complex, multi-contract International Program area representing a dynamic portfolio that is roughly ~$4B USD. This portfolio involves a multitude of programs supporting valuable strategic and long-standing customers in the Middle East Region, specifically, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and their multiple service branches and some commercial companies. This position will be located at the Raytheon Emirates Limited (REL) offices in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This individual will be responsible for managing the transactional components of Direct Commercial Sales contracts and pursuits in UAE. This individual should possess prior knowledge of Direct Commercial Sales (DCS), Offset, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracting, and business acumen.

There’s no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don’t hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Leverage current and/or prior experience and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of international business environment and industrial partner/government customer network to serve as the customer interface for contractual matters.
  • Engage in strategic assessment of Offset venture pursuits, including project development and pertinent negotiations with industrial partners and Offset Authorities.
  • Provide strategic thought leadership to develop innovative Offset solutions resulting in achieving business and mission area objectives
  • Develop Offset strategies for exploiting growth markets and specific business pursuits.
  • Take ownership of tough issues and use knowledge of situational dynamics to establish personal engagement strategy and drive closure on contractual issues.
  • Work across the enterprise to shape opinions of key stakeholders, balance competing priorities of multiple customer stakeholders and use astute judgment as to engaging executive direction on how to move forward.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to manage and maintain portfolio performance metrics and regular communication to leadership
  • Lead the development of proposals, negotiations, contractual agreements, contract execution, and day to day administration
  • Facilitate cash collections to meet critical Annual Operating Plan (AOP) goals for each financial quarter
  • Develop key customer relationships with external customer organizations including, but not limited to banks, the Ministry of Defense Acquisition Department, End User groups, and other financial institutions
  • This highly collaborative, hands-on role requires regular engagement with the customer, Program Management Office (PMO), and other functions such as Engineering, Logistics, and Finance.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Professional experience in a business, contracts, supply chain or similar role
  • Bachelors Degree from a 4 year accredited college or university
  • Global business acumen and demonstrated immersion in a foreign culture
  • 10 years of experience in contracts administration, including proposal preparation and contract negotiation for production and service contracts
  • A proven record in Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) contracting, to include prior experience working on proposals, contracts execution, and compliance

Qualifications We Value:

  • Multilingual (Arabic and English)
  • Strong contracting, written and verbal communication, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work independently
  • Expert use of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with international customers
  • Entrepreneurial experience in a start-up or investment environment that bring technology products or services to market internationally
  • Ability to work inside U.S. FMS/DCS international contracting framework
  • An active DOD security clearance
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective and sustaining relationships with customers
  • Working knowledge of licensing requirements for the United States Government (USG)

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 that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Raytheon Technologies 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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Location: Abu Dhabi

Job date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 07:43:22 GMT

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