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Senior Partner Talent Acquisition (Mission Areas)

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Gloucester
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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United Kingdom
GBR29: Gloucester, 18b Ley Court, Barnwood Industrial Estate, Barnwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 3RT
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Job Title: Talent Acquisition - Senior Partner - Mission Area s

Location(s): Hybrid

Job Description:

Working across the Raytheon UK core business areas, supporting the r ecruitment lifecycle within the Mission Areas . Working closely with the Mission Area stakeholders , to shape the growth of RTX . This role will involve a collaborative approach to acquiring talent both internally and externally to meet future resourcing needs.

The Senior T alent Acquisition Partner is responsible for sourcing, attracting, evaluating and hiring candidates to fill open positions both now and to fit proposed growth . With a direct to market model , the focus is to deliver for the business, utilising a blended approach to ensure appropriate service level agreements are met.

What you'll do:
  • F orge Relationships - develop and nurture strong relationships
  • Develop and nurture strong relationships with Mission Area key stakeholders , elevating the visibility of the talent acquisition team through consistent engagement and proactive meetings
  • Partnering with People & Culture Business Partners in ensuring recruitment requirements are effectively met and tracked and that strategic support and thought talent acquisition leadership is provided to hiring managers
  • Partnering with the talent development team to fill roles from internal talent pipelines from early careers to future leader s
  • Joining and presenting to various leadership teams as required , ensuring that short- and long-term initiatives as they relate to recruitment service are transparent, considered and understood
  • Managing the candidate experience, including providing timely communication and feedback throughout the recruitment process.
  • Strategic Guidance - develop effective sourcing strategies
  • Managing the overall delivery of recruitment service and advis e , from strategy definition to offer accepted and probation follow-up
  • Maintaining in-depth understanding of the complex and diverse recruiting needs in Mission Areas, ensuring these are translated to robust and accurate recruitment solutions, and that are in turn supported by comprehensive delivery plans
  • Implement plans to ensure diversity, attraction and the candidate experience are at the forefront to retain future talent
  • Keeping abreast of industry trends, best practices, and legal requirements related to recruitment and hiring.
  • Innovative Solutions - especially to facilitate ' hard to fill ' and specialist roles
  • Posting job openings on various platforms and sourcing candidates through job boards, social media, networking, and other channels.
  • Design, deliver, and present tailored market-focused presentations to stakeholders, offering creative solutions to source candidates
  • Stakeholder Support - accountability and offer expert advice
  • D riving success of recruitment delivery, ensuring stakeholders are satisfied, and that recruitment service is being provided and received according to agreed metrics, as well as principles
  • Managing reference checks, security requirements and background screenings on potential candidates.
  • Preparing synthesized monthly/quarterly analysis of results, agile retrospective of own work and quarterly action plans
Who we are looking for:
  • Demonstrated success in permanent or contract recruitment, ideally within a matrix organisation
  • Proven track record in direct to market recruitment, including writing job advertisements, job board database searches including LinkedIn
  • Can demonstrate a flexible approach to sourcing candidates both internally and externally .
  • Proven recruitment experience, ideally internal experience but not essential and could suit an agency recruiter looking to gain some experience in an internal TA environment.
Knowledge of the Cyber security/Software, defence or Aerospace or similar technical recruitment disciplines

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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