Raytheon UK

Integrated Sentinel Support Solution (ISSS) Programme Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom, Waddington
03 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Job Type
Integrated Sentinel Support Solution (ISSS) Programme Manager

Summary of Role:
Raytheon UK is looking for a goal focussed and dynamic Programme Manager with current MoD or Government experience to work within Raytheon's Airborne ISR Business.
Reporting to the Head of Sentinel, the role will requires the day to day leadership of the integrated cross-functional team for the ISSS contract for the provision of in-service support arrangements for the Sentinel R Mk 1 system.
The services provided under this contract include Maintenance, Design, Training, Supply Chain and Programme Management.
This is a complex and challenging role that will be highly rewarding and high profile, with extensive exposure to internal and external stakeholders, demanding excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of energy and stamina.
The work location will primarily be based at our RAF Waddington facility with visits to customer and other company sites in the UK and potential for occasional travel to the US.

Main Duties:

The ISSS Programme Manager will be responsible for:

  • The effective execution and delivery of all ISSS programme requirements, owning cost, quality and technical performance
  • Owning the relationships with multiple stakeholders within the customer and user community
  • Achieving or exceed all contractual Performance Indicators and specifically all Key Performance Indicators.
  • Ensuring that programme risks and opportunities are identified, quantified, and that mitigation plans are in place and actioned.
  • Ensuring effective reporting on the status of programme to the Airborne Solutions leadership
  • Maintaining effective change control, including the delivery of organic business growth
  • Ensuring that business goals, objectives and strategy are clearly communicated to the programme team and that the programme team are motivated to perform and deliver to requirements

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
  • Collaborative Leadership skills with a desire to succeed and an ability to motivate and lead by example
  • Developed interpersonal skills, able to build strong relationships with customers and peers.
  • Innovative & creative problem solver.
  • Excellent Communication
  • Commercial acumen
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Resilience and staying power
  • Courage; able to make the difficult decisions
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate information, culture and process to bring maximum effect in a short space of time.

Education and Experience
  • 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 and specifically within a DAOS/MAOS environment
  • Experience of delivering complex programmes to government agencies
  • Experience gained in a Managed Service environment
  • Proven strategic and tactical programme management experience.

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

For further details on Raytheon AISR visit - https://www.raytheon.com/uk/capabilities/raytheon-in-the-uk/airborneisr

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.


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.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Program Management

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Waddington

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