The Director, International Release leads coordination between the businesses and DoD officials on critical release and disclosure and foreign military and direct commercial sales issues in support of highly complex international business objectives. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
The Director is responsible for achieving favorable release approvals and foreign military and direct commercial sales decisions from the DoD through coordination between the businesses and USG officials on critical release and disclosure and for highly complex international captures, including Low-Observable / Counter-low Observable, anti-tamper, exceptions to national disclosure policy, MILDEP policy, co-production and co-development technology transfer, and other technical issues such as encryption, GPS, and cyber security.
The Director will be responsible for developing and maintaining trust-based relationships with key members of DoD staffs, including from the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and the Defense Technology Security Administration, among others. In this capacity, the successful incumbent will provide a consistent one-company face to the committee so that this is the first person that the relevant DoD office staff will contact when faced with an issue regarding a Raytheon export. The Director will assist and guide Raytheon programs as they navigate through the U.S. Government’s release and disclosure processes.
The position will coordinate across businesses and various government agencies in support of 20-30 captures or international efforts simultaneously at any phase of the business cycle. The position will be directly involved in training business unit and functional leaders, including executives, on best practices.
This position must build and sustain productive working relationships and networks across several DoD agencies to actively promote Raytheon's reputation, business objectives and to resolve key release and disclosure issues. This position must be able to identify critical paths for for early and sustained engagement throughout DoD implementing agencies. The position must be able to lead cross-functional efforts to include executives from business units and Raytheon International, Inc to deliver relevant and timely information to DoD stakeholders, and to respond to queries from Raytheon senior leaders.
Established and recognized expert on the U.S. Government’s release and disclosure processes.
Capable of establishing and maintaining a trust-based relationships with various DoD technology experts and represent the company in discussions with DoD members responsible for export approvals.
Will also be responsible for understanding and communicating the U.S. Government’s issues and concerns with specific exports so they can be addressed in Raytheon’s interactions with customers and in export license applications.
The Director will report directly to the Vice President, International Operations and Disclosure for Raytheon International Inc. in Rosslyn, VA.