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Programme Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Portsmouth
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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United Kingdom
GBRHAM113: HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 8ER
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Role: Selborne Programme manager: (M4/P4)

Location: Hybrid - Portsmouth min 3days every month plus travel to other location twice a month

Job Description

The Raytheon UK Training Transformation team has a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and confident Programme manager to join the next phase of our course transformation workstream.

This team works as part of a partnership with other companies to provide training and transformation service to the MOD. Together the team delivers a varied range of training programmes, from equipment management and services to training design and transformation.

Working as part of the new training transformation team the programme manager will be critical in setting up the new workstream, working as part of the partnership and the MOD to ensure a new way of working for training transformation. As part of the new ways of working we will be setting up agile teams and running basic SAFe agile process. The programme manager will be responsible for setting these agile teams up, working with the scrum manager and technical leads to run and agile ceremonies, manage escalation and programme finances. The progrmame manager will be part of the Selborne Leadership team and will need to support leadership activites as well.

Main Duties
  • Responsible for setting up and managing the delivery of the new training transformation programme.
  • Responsible for setting up the agile teams and agile ceremonies.
  • Supporting the agile teams in escalations and programme management
  • Provide leadership for the new workstream.
  • Working with customers and suppliers in joint management boards
  • Create and maintain roadmaps for both solutioning and implementation phase of the programme
  • Implement PMX best practice and manage by example to instil flawless programme execution behaviours and processes.
  • Sustain collaborative relationships with peers within the Customer, strategic Partners, Suppliers and across Raytheon consistent with the programme, programme element or pursuit shared vision.
  • Act as a member of the Selborne leadership team.
Below are both the Essential and Desirable candidate qualities. At Raytheon 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.

  • Experience of working on agile programmes
  • Relevant, recent demonstrable experience of successful programme execution in a highly regulated and/or controlled environment
  • Demonstrate and advocate Raytheon leadership behaviours
  • A self-starting and capable manager, able to effect change through the matrix organisation, even where direct hierarchical control does not exist
  • Supportive, with the character to navigate sensitive and pressurised situations to overcome delivery challenges
  • Able to engage with technical experts with credibility and understanding
  • Drive to create change and continuously improve performance
  • Creative and open to innovation in order to solve problems
  • Experience of working on Jira or Azure Dev Ops
  • Experience of working in MOD and/or training
  • Degree qualified in a technical or project management related discipline, or with equivalent non-academic experience
  • Interested in continuous professional development of self and others
About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. 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

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 schemes.
  • 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 can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
  • Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold)
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.

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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