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Senior Security Manager

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Salford
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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United Kingdom
GBRMAN111: Exchange Quay, 5 Exchange Quay, Salford, Manchester, M5 3EF
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Senior Security Manager - Raytheon UK

Location: Hybrid working and travel across UK sites

As a leading defence systems electronic & solutions provider we require a Security Manager to manage the Security Team across multiple sites across the UK

Nature and Scope:

Key responsibilities, budget, people summary of main activities

The role holder reports to the Associate Director Facilities, EHS and Security and is responsible for the supervision and direction of all elements of operational security for Raytheon UK, including but not limited to the following:
  • Leading a small team of direct reports to coordinate and maintain security operations for Raytheon UK, in adherence with HMG Security Policy Framework requirements including IPSA, FSC and IVCO and in line with Raytheon policies, strategy, applicable contractual commitments, legal requirements and industry good practice.
  • Ensuring personnel security management compliance for employees and contractors including correct vetting procedures and the security management of visitors and contractors to meet HMG, UKSV and IPSA requirements.
  • Review and manage security risk and threat assessments including regular practical exercises to assure effectiveness of measures to meet FSC and IPSA requirements, proactively managing threat detection and vulnerability management and driving the required remediation.
  • Creation and maintenance of security culture in line with UK Government Security requirements providing regular reports and critical metrics that demonstrate the compliance and effectiveness of security operations.
  • Implementation and management of an effective Raytheon UK incident management system, developing strong internal and external relationships to promote the early identification and resolution of incidents and lead on any associated investigations.
  • Implementation and management of the Raytheon UK Business Continuity Management posture.
  • Ensuring effective compliant management of all Raytheon UK Cryptography accounts.
  • Managing the logging and distributing of Security Aspects Letters, policy management and associated compliance assurance.
  • Engagement with Raytheon UK commercial and supply chain teams to ensure security requirements are communicated and complied with throughout the supply chain through continuous audit and assurance processes.
  • Engagement as a senior stakeholder within the Raytheon UK CISO office to ensure coordination of vulnerability and risk identification, management, mitigation and remediation across physical, personnel and information security.
  • Manage functional labour and non-labour budgets.
  • Coordinate the Raytheon UK Business Continuity Management posture.
Candidate Requirements

  • Strong leadership experience of teams in matrixed environments with the ability to influence others
  • Passionate, high-energy, self-starting team player who achieves goals and strives for continuous improvement
  • The Security Manager will be an experienced security professional with a thorough understanding of UK Defence sector compliance requirements and have worked in a similar role managing a security team in a UK Defence environment.
  • Demonstrable experience as a Security Manager conducting and co-ordinating physical and procedural incident management and response.
  • Have a working knowledge of and experience of working with the UK Government Security Policy Framework, FSC, IPSA and IVCO procedures.
  • Experience undertaking security risk assessments and implementing security policies.
  • Positive and professional attitude with the ability to work well independently.
  • Experience in leading function - spanning improvements that proactively identifies process improvement and ability to implement any changes
  • Understanding of GPDR and US Global Trade requirements.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Shape solutions out of complex problems
  • Able to lead and work in a multi-functional / multi-site team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Conversant with requirements of all relevant security legislation
  • Strong ability to effectively analyse, understand and develop performance metrics
  • Degree educated in Business Management or suitable similar qualifications & experience
  • Eligible for, or holder of current, SC security clearance
  • Positive and professional attitude with the ability to work well independently.
  • Courageous leadership
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • CSMP Level 6 qualification or equivalent
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 RTX organisation.

About RTX

RTX 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'*
  • 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'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 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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