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Project Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Glenrothes
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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Date Posted:
United Kingdom
GBR02: Glenrothes, Scotland, Queensway Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, KY7 5PY
Position Role Type:
Job Title: Project Manager

Req ID:01685508

Location(s): Glenrothes or Livingston / Hybrid (WFH / Glenrothes or Livingston)

Summary of Role:

The Raytheon UK Weapons team has a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and confident new team member to provide direction and management of a high performing Integrated Project Team.

Working within the Weapons team, as part of the wider Weapons and Sensors business unit, the successful candidate will execute and support a range of technically challenging high-profile projects. Establishing and growing effective relationships with both new and existing customers.

Success will require customer focused innovative thinking, forward planning, strong communication and an ability to react quickly to changes. As a valuable member of the Weapons team this Project Management role is pivotal in identifying and securing new opportunities, working collaboratively with the wider company and creating an inclusive environment for the team to grow. As part of the day-to-day activities the role requires delivery of projects, ensuring on-time deliveries, customer satisfaction, and high-quality deliverables, as well as providing support and guidance to junior Project Managers to aid them in delivering against their challenging targets and goals. A key benefit of this role is you will have the opportunity to visit customers and suppliers both nationally and internationally.

As well as developing within the business, Raytheon UK also encourages its employees to be involved in one of our Employee Resource Groups. These groups are an integral part of our diversity and inclusion journey and key to maintaining a rich and diverse talent base. More details of the groups can be found online. We also encourage all employees to take advantage of five full days of volunteering leave to allow them to focus on social causes that impact their local community.

While the primary work location will be our Glenrothes and Livingston facilities, or a hybrid of home working, we actively support flexible working, and can discuss a solution to suit the needs of both the business and employee, to help balance busy lives.

Candidate Requirements:

Below are both the Essential and Desirable candidate qualities. At Raytheon UK, our priority is culture: we are keen to hear from people with the right attitude, values and willingness to learn, therefore even if you feel you do not meet the majority of the qualities, we still encourage you to apply.

  • Degree qualified in a technical, manufacturing or project management related discipline, or with equivalent non-academic experience. A recognized project management qualification is highly desirable.
  • Experienced Project Manager with a successful track record in setting up and executing complex projects to schedule, budget and quality with P&L accountability.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing issues while bringing projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements.
  • Effective scope management and ability to understand and execute to customer requirements.
  • Ability to make decisions and develop corrective actions based on interpretation of available project performance data and metrics.
  • Experience in project financial management and reporting, ensuring a complete and accurate view is available on request.
  • Experience in providing leadership and direction to multi-disciplined teams.
  • Risk and Opportunity management, knowledge of qualitative and quantitative risk and opportunity management techniques and tools.
  • Experience of working in relevant domains
  • Supportive, with the character to navigate sensitive and pressurised situations to overcome delivery challenges.
  • Experience in capture and proposal management with a track record of preparing and submitting winning proposals.
  • Effective stakeholder management including both customer interfacing and presenting to senior management.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to influence, persuade, lead and motivate teams, and produce / deliver reporting to; customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders, at all levels.
  • Innovative and proactive problem solver - Anticipates and plans to mitigate risks.
  • Able to engage with technical experts with credibility and understanding.
  • Able to manage and work within agreed budgets, forecast cost to complete.
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. Its 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).
  • Six 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'*
  • Canteen facilities are available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites. Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).
* 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 are 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 are 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 are 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 other characteristic.

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.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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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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