Senior Programme Manager (Weapons Team) in Harlow - Raytheon

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Harlow, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
4 days ago

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Date Posted:2022-07-21-07:00Country:United KingdomLocation:GBR01: Harlow, Essex, Kao One, Kao Park, Harlow, CM179NA, United KingdomJob Title: Senior Programme Manager Location(s):  Hybrid/Harlow – Must be willing to travel to Harlow/Glenrothes The Raytheon UK Weapons team is looking for an energetic and confident new team member to provide leadership and support to a high performing team and to grow the business.  This business works in a complex engineering and legislative environment, so requires someone who can create momentum within a programme, work effectively with other functions to deliver results and motivates the team to get the best from them.  This is a time of rapid growth, and the ability to instigate and drive change will be essential.  As will a willingness to get out and visit customers and suppliers both nationally and internationally most weeks.  Working within the Weapons team, as part of the wider Weapons and Sensors business unit, the successful candidate will need to execute and support a range of technically challenging programmes.  The role will need a person who is able to establish and grow effective relationships with both new and existing customers.  Success will require innovative thinking, forward planning, and an ability to react quickly to changes. Being a senior member of the Weapons team will involve identifying and securing new opportunities, working collaboratively with the wider Raytheon Technologies company, and contributing to the wider social and wellbeing issues of the team.  There will be significant exposure to senior management and excellent opportunity to advance within the companyAs part of the day-to-day activities the role requires delivery of programmes, ensuring on-time deliveries, customer satisfaction, and high-quality deliverables, as well as the support and direct management of Programme Managers to deliver against their challenging targets and goals.  It will involve making critical business decisions, prioritising spend and activity, as well as proposing and justifying new pursuits and investments.  There will be opportunities to lead on wider activities across the company, and a broad interest in what the wider Company does would be a highly desirable quality.  Essential requirements: A confident team player who works well with others and inspires them to follow in their example.A successful track record in delivering complex programmes to different customers.Able and willing to travel internationally.Able to establish and nurture productive relationships, both internally and externally.A supportive manager who aspires to get the best from their team.Proven ability to create and identify new opportunities for business.An ability to work self-sufficiently to deliver on agreed goalsCan anticipate problems, identify innovative and logical solutions, and then to confidently enact them.An able communicator in verbal, written and presentational forms to all audiences.Able to manage and work within agreed budgets.Unafraid to challenge and question.  Desirable requirements:Established background in Aerospace and/or Defence.Experience of working in different country cultures/ developing international Customer relationsA thorough understanding of the customer (UK MoD, Foreign Governments and Military) A background in weapons and regulations.Member of a relevant Engineering or Programme Management Professional Institution.Experience of effective management of programmes using Earned Value ManagementAbout Raytheon UKWith 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 TechnologiesRaytheon 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.Raytheon Technologies 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.Privacy Policy and Terms:Click on this link to read the Policy and TermsSummaryLocation: GBR01: Harlow, Essex, Kao One, Kao Park, Harlow, CM179NA, United KingdomType: Full time


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