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Capability Project Manager (Space & Airborne Systems)

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Broughton
Closing date
19 Jan 2023

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Job title: Capability
Manager (Space & Airborne Systems)

Location: Hybrid - Broughton or UK sites with travel to Broughton.

Summary of Role:

Raytheon UK is seeking a project manager

to support the
anager on a major capability programme

The successful candidate will manage all resources across all functions necessary to deliver
their defined project scope

to time (schedule), quality and cost

Main Duties:

Preparation of proposals from requirement management through to submission
award and subsequent delivery

Assure the programme element or project is executing effectively to meet commitments to the Customer and company

Identify and capitalise on programme opportunities to increase company revenues and customer satisfaction.

Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives to optimise efficiency and quality.

Manage cross-functional teams
to deliver project scope

Proactively identify and addresses risks and develops solutions to problems which require critical thinking, creativity, and innovation to ensure the successful completion of projects/programmes.

Support and if required conduct a regular tempo of downwards and upwards
engagements for the programme, programme element or pursuit

Support business development and capture activities for the product line

Participate in collaborative relationships with peers within the
Customer, strategic Partners, Suppliers and across Raytheon consistent with the shared vision

Deputise for the
Capability Programme Manager
as required

Ensure adherence to Programme Execution processes within the programme or project

Actively contribute to the development of Knowledge and Skills across the Raytheon UK PMX function

Candidate Requirements:


Project management experience

A self-
motivated and process oriented
manager, able to manage change through
matrix organisation

and resilient
, with the stamina to work in sometimes sensitive and pressurised situations to overcome delivery challenges

Able to engage with technical experts with credibility and understanding

Willingness to lead and participate in change and continuously improve performance

Creative and open to innovation in order to solve problems

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required)

Knowledge of Ms Project and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint, Teams)

Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)

Ability to support with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business


PM qualifications e.g. APM or Prince2

Interested in continuous professional development of self and others

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across customer sites together with remote working practices. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business.

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. It's 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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 (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays.

• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).

• 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'.

• Flexible Benefits scheme.

• Discretionary Bonus scheme.

• Enhanced family friendly policies.

• 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a 'Hybrid Working Model'*

* Our Hybrid Working Model supports flexible working arrangements on a formal or informal arrangement, considering both location and/or working hours, subject to business and customer needs. Please highlight any flexible requirements to our Recruitment team to explore the opportunities.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At Raytheon UK, we're committed to be building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Britain where all of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver the best work of their lives. We're proud
to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the very best candidates for the job. We truly value the diversity of our workforce work hard to create an inclusive environment where our colleagues can bring the unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow our business, create innovative solutions and develop our people.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) act as the eyes and ears into the community they represent and support us in building a truly inclusive business. Our ERGs are open to all colleagues, regardless of background, and include: Raytheon Women's Network, RayPride, Young Employees Success Network, Raytheon Veterans Network, Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities and RayBAME.

We're also delighted to have been recognised as a Gold Award Employer as part of the HM's Armed Forces Covenant and the Human Rights Campaign's 2021 Corporate Equality Index as a 'best place to work for LGBTQ Equality'.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any othercharacteristic.

If you need us to make any adjustments to support you during our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to help.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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