Raytheon’s Office of General Counsel (“OGC”) is seeking an experienced business lawyer for its Raytheon Missile Systems (“RMS”) business unit. Reporting to the RMS Vice President and General Counsel, this position is responsible for providing strategic legal advice to RMS Product Lines, Operations, and Supply Chain Management functions. The successful candidate will work to manage complex legal and business issues related to key RMS growth pursuits, as well as regulatory and legal compliance. The candidate will collaborate and coordinate with RMS Contracts, Human Resources, Operations, Supply Chain, Government Relations, Global Trade Compliance and other functions, as well as RMS Product Lines and peers within the OGC. The preferred candidate will have substantial experience working with issues and transactions related to US Government and international procurement, customers and suppliers.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
·Working with and advising Product Line and Supply Chain Management leadership on complex legal issues concerning legal rights and obligations involved in the on-going conduct of business at RMS, including but not limited to compliance with FAR and DFARS, Raytheon standard terms and conditions, cyber security, antitrust, export/import (ITAR and EAR), FCPA and other legal and regulatory compliance issues
·Reviewing, drafting and leading or supporting negotiations of terms and conditions of purchase orders, overarching agreements, licenses, teaming agreements and other transactions with domestic and international suppliers
• Reviewing, drafting and supporting various unique agreements with local and federal governmental entities (leases, grants and incentive agreements, etc.).
·Representing Raytheon to suppliers and business partners
·Managing business related disputes with suppliers and business partners, including litigation, arbitration, bid protests, and claims before state and federal courts and administrative bodies.
·Managing outside counsel, as required, within budget
·8 years related experience with law degree
·Experience with government contracts, including FAR-based and direct commercial contracts.
·Ability to interact well with multiple levels of the organization and maintain strong relationships with peers, internal clients and external customers
·Sound judgment and attention to detail
·Superior communication skills, both oral and written
·Ability to work collaboratively in teams with other in-house lawyers and clients on multiple projects at once
·Ability to think and work proactively and strategically in resolving legal issues
·Ability to manage a high volume workload and prioritize work appropriately
·Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as needed, sometimes on short notice
·Ability to obtain a US Government secret security clearance
·Good standing with a state bar association, and In-House Counsel registration with the State Bar of Arizona in a timely manner following hire
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.