Raytheon UK

Programme Manager – Global Sensors APNT

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom, Harlow
09 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Job Type
Programme Manager - Assured Position Navigation and Timing (APNT)

Business Context
Raytheon UK is looking for a dynamic and high performing Senior Programme Manager (PM) to work for the APNT area within the Global Sensors Pillar of the Business. Reporting to the head of APNT, this is a high profile, with extensive communication and interfacing with customers, major suppliers, SME's and industry stakeholders. The role will require excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of energy. The work location will primarily be based out of Harlow, but will require visits to other Raytheon, Customer, and Supplier, UK and international sites.

Summary of Role:
Responsible for leading APNT programmes, being the senior point of contact with key customers and growing the business. To liaise closely with defence customers and suppliers, to ensure open communication channels at all times and to establish strong, trusting relationships.

Nature and Scope:
The PM will be responsible for execution of high profile projects, including bid and proposal management. The programme manager shall be required to:
Facilitate complex problem solving initiatives. This will require a high technical competence and ability to think strategic solutions.
Act as the interface from the project into key product teams to ensure that the customer and project requirements are fully understood and actioned
Work in conjunction with other functional teams, ensure that the resources required to support the projects are recruited, retained, properly motivated with realistic goals, have the correct skills and are assigned to the appropriate tasks and duties
Work with customers to grow their programme portfolio
Able to manage and work within agreed budgets, forecast cost to complete, look for opportunity to save cost as the projects progresses. Responsible for programme P&L. This will form a key measure of the success of the position.
Identify project risks and opportunities, quantify and produce mitigation, capture and contingency plans.
Motivate the programme team to perform and deliver requirements
Ensure the goals/ objectives are clearly communicated, understood and executed by the programme team
Develop strong relationships with the customers and subcontractors to ensure that they are meeting their commitments to the project.

Candidate Requirements:
Degree or equivalent qualification in engineering or business management
A successful track record in setting up and executing full lifecycle development programmes for the UK MoD and international customers.
Ability to create and identify new opportunities for business
Demonstrated technical proficiency in MoD, DoD and NATO acquisition
Experience of working in different country cultures
Understanding and ability to shape customer thinking.
Creative and entrepreneurial ability.
Ability to establish and nurture customer relationships.

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 a 9 day fortnight (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: 131475BR. 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/
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Business Development
General Management
Program Management

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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