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Raytheon Technologies Senior Manager - Strategic Planning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate should be familiar and experienced with US Government acquisition as the position involves a wide variety of new initiatives related to our DoD and commercial customer base. Key roles include:

  • Leads a matrixed team of strategy development managers, providing guidance and direction

  • Collaborates across functions and roles to bring a comprehensive view to the organization on successful strategy implementation

  • Leads the development of market analysis and environmental trends for Communication, Navigation and Guidance (CNG)

  • Develops and presents compelling market analysis presentations for inclusion in decision point reviews and strategic plans

  • Identifies and evaluates new strategic business opportunities and leads strategic projects as required

  • Supports analysis, evaluation, and initiation of new growth opportunities, strategic alliance partner engagement, initial market validation

  • Leads the annual Strategic Business Plan for Portfolio/Business Units

  • Supports cross-portfolio/business unit strategy development as required

  • Supports acquisition activities including development of strategic rationale and participates on due diligence teams.

  • Assist in leading group process improvements using our continuous improvement system (ACE), including the continued development of standard work for program management group processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 10 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience leading teams in the areas business development, market research, and/or strategy with increasing roles and responsibilities.

  • Minimum five years of experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.

  • Key skills include a strong business sense, technical background and familiarity with technical product development.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Preferred location of this position is in Cedar Rapids, IA. We will consider a remote option for highly qualified candidates.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies 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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

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

    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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.