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Space & Airborne Systems Project Manager(s)

Raytheon UK Stand: S84 Lanyard Sponsorship

Space & Airborne Systems Project Manager (5 roles)

Location(s):  TBD

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:


  • Relevant, recent demonstrable experience of 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
  • Some experience of working in relevant domains.
  • Interested in continuous professional development of self and others
  • Raytheon PM Certified Level 4 – or capable of rapidly achieving this level.

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. 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. Its 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.

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