Associate Director & Senior Counsel - Supply Chain

Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Annandale, VA, USA Remote

Full time

Sep 12

Full Job Description

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS), Legal, Compliance & Contracts (LCC) is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Counsel. Reporting to the RIS Director, Supply Chain Counsel, this position will provide legal advice and counsel in business and supply chain areas in support of RIS business areas both domestically and around the globe. With 500 locations in 46 countries and over $15 billion in sales, RIS is a global leader in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions; advanced sensors; information-based solutions; and software solutions. It provides training, logistics, engineering, product and operational services and solutions for special missions, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation, counterterrorism and cyber markets. Key customers include the U.S. and international governments, across multiple departments and agencies, as well as commercial enterprises. If you enjoy a fast-paced work environment with ever-evolving challenges, customers, and partners and you consider yourself a collaborative problem solver, you just might be the candidate we are seeking!

This position will be located in Dulles, VA (with an ability to work remotely). The successful candidate will be a leader capable of positively influencing a broad range of complex legal, regulatory, policy, supply chain and business issues. The position will work closely with contracts, supply chain personnel, human resources, finance/tax, supply chain advisors, ethics and compliance, global trade, and other functional areas as well as LCC colleagues within RIS and across all business units of Raytheon Technologies. The preferred candidate will have substantial supply chain transactional experience and a significant background providing advice and counsel to businesses and a myriad of supply chain personnel, including supply chain advisors, subcontract managers and buyers and management of all levels. In addition, the candidate should have a strong understanding of government, commercial and ideally international supply chain and contracting requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Draft, review and negotiate diverse supply chain agreements, including Proprietary Information Agreements, teaming, subcontract and a variety of strategic agreements – MOUs, LOIs, JV and similar agreements.
  • Work with and provide advice and counsel to RIS and other business unit attorneys, parent company counsel, management and supply chain advisors and personnel on issues and transactions affecting RIS and cross-business unit matters.
  • Review and assist with drafting policies, processes and procedures for RIS and corporate groups.
  • Manage outside counsel and co-manage with Raytheon litigation counsel claims and supply chain litigation matters.
  • Support supply chain advisors and other personnel with drafting, reviewing and negotiating diverse supplier and government claims. Typical involvement includes investigating and supporting the development of claim files, drafting of demand letters and providing support to negotiate resolution of claims.
  • Conduct and assist ethics group and supply chain personnel with ethics and other types of investigations related to supply chain matters. Investigations include conflicts of interest, non-compete, non-solicitation, supplier activities and government audits and reviews.
  • Work closely with supply chain personnel and Intellectual Property Counsel on intellectual property (IP) agreements and other licensing and hardware transactions; resolve matters involving IP rights and obligations of suppliers, Raytheon, and government and commercial customers; develop a close working relationship with IP Counsel, supply chain advisors and other supply chain personnel.
  • Provide due diligence support for domestic and international M&A activities and supplier qualification matters.
  • Support special projects, participate on various Raytheon committees and provide support for other assigned matters.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 12 years of relevant legal experience providing advice and counsel to all levels of personnel, ranging from supply chain buyers to senior management.
  • Extensive background dealing with diverse and complex supply chain issues and transactions in the U.S. and (ideally) abroad.
  • Law degree (JD) from an accredited U.S. law school
  • Member of a state bar in good standing and in-house counsel registration following hiring
  • Excellent agreement drafting, reviewing and negotiating skills
  • Experience managing resolution of business-related supply chain issues, transactions, claims and disputes.
  • Significant government and commercial contracts experience, including a thorough understanding of FAR/DFARS regulations. International supply chain and transactional experience is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of employment, finance, compliance and ethics areas as they affect supply chain operations.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, sound judgment, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify and proactively problem solve issues and risks related with business and operational areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills, including the ability to thrive independently and as part of a team. Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with multiple levels of the organization and maintain strong relationships with peers, internal clients and external customers.
  • Work with minimal supervision, learn quickly, and have the ability to advocate and support senior leadership, including the ability to explain complex issues to non-attorneys.
  • Well-organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage a high-volume workload (multiple transactions simultaneously) and drive issues to timely conclusion, provide timely responses, and set/manage deadline expectations.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Experience in aerospace and defense or high-tech industries is preferred
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance

Relocation assistance is not available.

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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