Principal Commercial Specialist

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Raytheon UK

Role: Principal Commercial Specialist
Function: Commercial
Req ID: 187414BR

Location: Flexible or remote home working
Travel/On-site Working: Must be able to travel to
Broughton site when required

Summary of Role
Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Principal
Commercial Specialist will be responsible for managing
routine and non-routine Contracts of moderate value and
complexity, identifying and managing commercial risk,
leading Contract Management strategy and activity in
respect of responses to Requests for Proposals, negotiating
contracts and changes and Contributing to Business Area

Main Duties:
Post Contract Management
Preparation Contract management strategies and
plans at Business Area and Programme level.
Development of innovative Contract solutions in
support of responses to Requests for Proposal
Negotiates Non-Standard Contract Agreements and
Identifies and manages risk and opportunity, working
collaboratively with customers and other project
team members
Administration of complex due diligence activity
Responsible for programme financial performance
associated with Contracts
Responsible for Contract compliance and
Responsible for delivery and invoicing of goods and
Maintenance of records
Functional representative at customer and internal
reviews including Gates, MRBs and EACs
Produces business cases/ briefing materials for
senior management reviews
Participates in/leads cross-functional improvement
Supports relationship management initiatives
Candidate Requirements

Post Contract management experience either with
Government departments or commercial customers
Basic programme management skill set – Risk
Management/Programme Gating/ Metrics
Experience of programme financial management
Experience of negotiating and changing multiple
types of non-standard agreement including all
associated requirements.
Strong record of problem solving
Eligible for or holder of current SC security clearance
as a minimum (RSL will sponsor as required)

Educated to Degree Level or equivalent although not
essential with demonstrable relevant experience.
Experience of dispute resolution
Experience of working with UK or international
suppliers or customers
Knowledge of Teaming Agreements
Team leader experience
Experience of working within the Defence Industry.

About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester,
Manchester with presence across other customer sites also.
Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the
development of UK technology. Across the country
Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000
jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K.
Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in
research and development, supporting innovation and
technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon
Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon
Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and
defence company that provides advanced systems and
services for commercial, military and government
customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading
businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney,
Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles &
Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to
operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and
deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum
physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics,
avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020
through the combination of Raytheon Company and the
United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is
headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you
develop your career from the moment you join. Activities
range from on-line learning modules, to external training
and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to
your role.

Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5%
company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary
sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including
enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday
(hours may vary depending on role, job
requirement or site specifics arrangements).
Flexible working arrangements can be considered
wherever we can (depending on the role) so please
enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment
team to explore flexible working possibilities.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes
sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks
& drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are
an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness
and always employs the best professionals for the job.
Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a
range of different ideas and experiences which supports
growing our business and creates an environment where
everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon
UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and
networking opportunities and has created Employee
Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s
Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network),
Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for
Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together
with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon
employees are welcome to participate regardless of their

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon
UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to
the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces &
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious
Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.
Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical
factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging
and rewarding careers.

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