Space & Airborne Systems Project Manager

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Raytheon UK

Space & Airborne Systems Project Manager
Location(s): Hybrid – Broughton or UK sites with travel to Broughton.

Summary of Role:

Raytheon UK is seeking a capable and experienced project manager for a defined element of a major programme or one or more incremental / spiral development pursuits within a Space & Airborne Systems (SAS) Product Line (PL).

The successful candidate will manage all resources across all functions necessary to deliver the programme element or project. The PM is accountable to the Product Programme Manager for meeting delivery commitments to time (schedule), quality and cost.

Main Duties:

  • Assure the programme element or project is executing effectively to meet commitments to the Customer and company.
  • Manage cross-functional programme teams and IPTs engaged in programme planning and execution.
  • Follow PMX best practice and manage by example to instil flawless programme execution behaviours and processes Support and if required conduct a regular tempo of downwards and upwards governance engagements for the programme, programme element or pursuit.
  • Support business development and capture activities for the product line.
  • Participate in collaborative relationships with peers within the Customer, strategic Partners, Suppliers and across Raytheon consistent with the shared vision.
  • Deputise for the Product PM as required.
  • Ensure adherence to Programme Execution processes within the programme or project.
  • Mentor programme staff within the PMX function.
  • Actively contribute to the development of Knowledge and Skills across the Raytheon UK PMX function.

Candidate Requirements:


  • Successful project management in a highly regulated and/or controlled environment.
  • Demonstrate and advocate HPC behaviours.
  • A self-starting and capable manager, able to manage change through the matrix organisation, even where direct hierarchical control does not exist.
  • Supportive, with the stamina to work in sometimes sensitive and pressurised situations to overcome delivery challenges
  • Able to engage with technical experts with credibility and understanding
  • Willingness to lead and participate in change and continuously improve performance
  • Creative and open to innovation in order to solve problems
  • 6 or more years of relevant industrial experience


  • Knowledge of Raytheon IPDS and other relevant company and industry standards, policies and practices
  • 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
  • Raytheon PM Certified Level 4 – or capable of rapidly achieving this level.

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