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Project Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Leighton Buzzard
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

We are a flexible working employer and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest problems and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. We are currently on the lookout for a Project Manager to join the team in Leighton Buzzard.
  • To support and contribute towards the success of the galley programme via the efficient and effective execution of various finite projects within the programme to meet the deadlines set. To act as the key focal point for both Airbus and internal functions on specific work packages. To work with the Programme Manager to deliver weekly metrics and to ensure that resources within the galley team are carrying out the work necessary to meet project deliverables.
Level of work:
  • Create and execute project plans, including revisions where necessary to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths
  • Work with Engineering, Supply Chain and Manufacturing to ensure that the projects under your responsibility are resourced appropriately
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of each project
  • Pro-actively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and devise mitigation actions
  • Ensure project documentation is complete, current and stored appropriately
  • Generate a strong focus on customer relationships whilst delivering internal objectives
  • Ensure clear communication to and with all project stakeholders on an on-going basis
  • Motivate those designated with tasks on the project to actively involve themselves in its success
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Support the Associate Director, Development Programmes in general programme tasks and activities on a day-to-day basis
Why work for us?
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, the ability to buy holidays, a cycle to work scheme & other great employee discounts
Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Closing Date: 06/12/2022


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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