Raytheon UK

Shadow Support Programme Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom, Broughton
19 Dec 2018
22 Jan 2019
Job Type
Shadow Support Programme Manager

Summary of Role:
Raytheon UK require an experienced Programme Manager to lead the delivery of an availability based, Long Term Sustainment programme for the RAF Shadow fleet.
The Programme Manager will work with all internal functional teams and sub-contractors to successfully deliver all aspects of fleet support including fleet management, engineering, maintenance and supply chain.

Main Duties:
Overall responsibility for the day to day delivery of all aspects of fleet support in line with contracted requirements to meet the suite of contractual Key Performance Indicators.
Overseeing and directing both the Raytheon team and suppliers of sub-contracted services to ensure that Long Term Sustainment meets the customers fleet availability goals within the contracted budget, performance and quality requirements.
Identify optimisation opportunities and lead Continuous Improvement activities to ensure on-going improvements to effectiveness and efficiency.
Ensure, in conjunction with Project Controls, robust schedule and financial control and reporting.
Prepare, distribute and brief both internally and to the customer, monthly reports detailing Contract Performance.
Oversee management of risks and opportunities and ensure robust control of new tasks, scope and contract change.
Carry out effective stakeholder engagement with the customer community and Suppliers.

Candidate Requirements:
Strong Leadership skills, able to build strong relationships with customers and peers.
Excellent Communication - written and verbal at all levels within the organisation and with the customer
Commercially astute with excellent negotiation skills
Experience in leading cross functional programmes
Ability to identify and understand technical programme issues, to summarize key concerns and facilitate problem solving of complex issues across business units and organisational boundaries
Degree in Engineering or Business Management, plus established experience in programme/project using business performance management and reporting methodologies
Established background in Aerospace and Defence
Detailed understanding of risk and opportunity management.

Eligible for or holder of current SC security clearance (Raytheon UK will sponsor as required)

A successful track record in executing full lifecycle development programmes for the UK MoD.
Member of a relevant Engineering or Programme Management Professional Institution
Capable of managing and motivating a diverse team in the delivery of innovative solutions.
Bid and Proposal management, winning new, repeat or follow on business through leading and supplying winning proposals
Demonstrated technical proficiency in MoD acquisition processes
Experience of managing multi-disciplined teams
Experience of dealing with UK MoD and other Government departments would be an advantage.
Experience of working within a regulatory airworthiness environment, both military and civil.

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

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 may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites with free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available at others


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), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/
and search for Req ID: 127639BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

Please also view the Raytheon video: http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/ourculture/ 127639
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Program Management
Program Planning/Scheduling

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Broughton

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