ng business acumen and subject matter expertise to resolve complex contractual matters.
What You Will Do:
Communicate with internal and external customers to establish mutually beneficial relationships and frequently influence business decisions.
Interface with the customer on all contracting matters, and act as a liaison between the cross-functional team and the customer
Implement strategies to improve acquisition timelines and customer pace of contractual actions.
Drive results and closure of actions by proactively investigating matters, applying critical thinking, gathering detailed information, seeking innovative contracting techniques, and collaborating with relevant stakeholders.
Employ robust change management practices to mitigate unauthorized changes while balancing the requirements of development and transition-to-production programs.
Recognize and eliminate ambiguities or unauthorized changes to contract requirements that could result in cost overruns, schedule delays, or performance issues.
Review proposals to ensure proposed solutions meet customer requirements, represent a balanced risk/opportunity posture, and deliver a financially sound business case while meeting company policies and standards.
Develop pre-negotiation objectives and implement negotiation strategy reviews as part of the proposal development process.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Must have a minimum of 8 years of professional experience working with US Government contracts and related regulations, such as the FAR, DFARS, and ITAR, as well as experience with DCS contracts.
Experienced in defense contracting including administration/management of OTAs, cost-type contracts, fixed-price type contracts, USG DoD and DCS contracts for development, transition to production, full rate production, sustainment, and services.
Direct experience in the development of proposals, including sole source and competitive pursuits, as well as intensive fact-finding and negotiations.
Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
Demonstrated ability to shape results in support of objectives, including ability to communicate with and influence executive leadership.
Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date.
U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
U.S. citizenship status is required as this position requires an active/transferrable DoD Secret Clearance on Day 1 of employment.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability and willingness to travel to support program needs, if in a remote location.
Note: This role primarily supports a team located in El Segundo, California however the role is open to candidates in remote locations.
Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.
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.
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.
Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world - and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.
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.
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.
The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 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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