Project Manager

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Summary of Role: Raytheon UK are seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead the PM elements of bids for Space based systems and then transition to and delivery of contracts.



Main Duties:

  • Support business development and capture activities for the Space product line.
  • Preparation of proposal documents in response to customer RFQs, RFIs, ITNs etc.
  • Supporting finance with proposal costing, development of Basis of Estimates (BoEs) and pricing of Risks & Opportunities (R&Os) and overall margin summaries.
  • Leading identification and management of programme risks and opportunities during bid and delivery phase to ensure the successful completion of projects/programmes.
  • Development and on-going management of Work Breakdown Structures and Programme Schedules.
  • Preparation of Project Management artefacts to support successful delivery – Project Management Plan, Risk and Opportunity Management Plan, Earned Value Management Plan, Stakeholder Management Plan etc.
  • Produce Management review packs and lead or support internal gate reviews.
  • Once on Contract, manage cross-functional teams to deliver project scope and assure the programme is executing effectively to meet contractual commitments.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives to optimise efficiency and quality.
  • Participate in collaborative relationships with peers within the team, Customer, strategic Partners, Suppliers and across Raytheon consistent with the shared vision.
  • Ensure adherence to Business Winning and Programme Execution processes.



Candidate Requirements:



  • Demonstrable Project Management experience and qualifications.
  • A self-motivated and driven Manager able to work flexibly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Supportive and resilient, with the stamina to work in sometimes sensitive and pressurised situations to overcome challenges.
  • Able to engage with technical experts with credibility and understanding.
  • Creative and open to innovation in order to solve problems.
  • Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (Raytheon will sponsor as required)
  • Knowledge and experience of MS Project and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Ability to support with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business.




  • Space domain engineering knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in Shipley proposal management techniques.



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. 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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