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United Kingdom

GBR05: Broughton, Hangar 119, Chester Road, Bretton, Chester, CH4 0DH

Position Role Type:

Change Project Manager

Hybrid - with travel to Broughton.

At Raytheon UK, we take immense pride in being a leader in defence and aerospace technology. As an employer, we are dedicated to fuelling innovation, nurturing talent, and fostering a culture of excellence.

Joining our team means being part of an organisation that shapes the future of national security whilst investing in your growth and personal development. We provide a collaborative environment, abundant opportunities for professional development, and a profound sense of purpose in what we do. Together, we are not just advancing technology; we're building a community committed to safeguarding a safer and more connected world.

Our business

As a leading defence and aerospace company operating across the United Kingdom, Raytheon UK helps to solve our customers’... toughest challenges. We are a major supplier to the UK government and customers around the globe, providing defence solutions across all domains: land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. We also provide digital and training transformation solutions to commercial and military customers.

With circa 2000 employees and major facilities operating throughout the UK including Broughton (Wales), Livingston and Glenrothes (Scotland), and Harlow, Gloucester, and Manchester (England); we are committed to investing in British careers and technology development.

It’s a team effort at Raytheon UK where everyone’s role is of equal importance. We have wonderful teams of support functions enabling our delivery teams to do the best work of their lives. Our head office heroes are critical to success of the business.

The role

Raytheon UK is seeking a change project manager to support the Capability Programme Manager on a major capability programme. The successful candidate will manage all resources across all functions necessary to deliver their defined project scope to time (schedule), quality and cost.   

Main Duties:
• Preparation of proposals from requirement management through to submission, award and subsequent delivery
• Assure the programme element or project is executing effectively to meet commitments to the Customer and company
• Identify and capitalise on programme opportunities to increase company revenues and customer satisfaction.
• Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives to optimise efficiency and quality.
• Manage cross-functional teams to deliver project scope 
• Proactively identify and addresses risks and develops solutions to problems which require critical thinking, creativity, and innovation to ensure the successful completion of projects/programmes.
• Support and if required conduct a regular tempo of downwards and upwards communication 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 team, Customer, strategic Partners, Suppliers and across Raytheon consistent with the shared vision
• Deputise for the Capability Programme Manager as required
• Ensure adherence to Programme Execution processes within the programme or project
• Actively contribute to the development of Knowledge and Skills across the Raytheon UK EPG function

Candidate Requirements:

• Project management experience
• A self-motivated and process oriented manager, able to manage change through a matrix organisation
• Supportive and resilient, 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
• Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required)
• Knowledge 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

• PM qualifications e.g. APM or Prince2
• Interested in continuous professional development of self and others

Should you require any adjustments to support you in the recruitment process please discuss with your recruiter or email the request to recruitment@raytheon.co.uk

Competitive Benefits and Work Culture

• Competitive salaries.
• 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays, plus opportunity to buy and sell up to 5 days (37hr)
• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
• Company bonus scheme (discretionary).
• 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’ with pension.
• Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes, including Health Cashplan, Dental, and Cycle to Work amongst others.
• Enhanced sick pay.
• Enhanced family friendly policies including enhanced maternity, paternity & shared parental leave.
• Car / Car allowance (dependant on grade/ role)
• Private Medical Insurance (dependant on grade)

Work Culture
• 37hr working week, although hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site-specific arrangements.
• Early 1.30pm finish Friday, start your weekend early!
• Remote, hybrid and site based working opportunities, dependant on your needs and the requirements of the role.
• A grownup flexible working culture that is output, not time spent at desk, focussed. More formal flexible working arrangements can also be requested and assessed subject to the role. Please enquire or highlight any request to our Talent Acquisition team to explore the flexible working possibilities.
• Up to 5 paid days volunteering each year.


Raytheon UK is a landed company and part of the wider RTX organisation. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, USA, but with over 180,000 employees globally across every continent, RTX provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide and comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon.

Supporting over 35,000 jobs across 13 UK sites, RTX is helping to drive prosperity. Each year our work contributes over £2.7bn to the UK economy and offers a wealth of opportunities to 4,000 suppliers across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We’re investing in all corners of the country, supporting 29,040 jobs in England, 3,040 in Northern Ireland, 1,900 in Scotland and 1,600 in Wales.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Raytheon UK, we are committed to fostering a workplace that champions diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) as fundamental pillars of our organisational culture. We believe that the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our employees are invaluable assets that drive innovation and excellence in everything we do.

In embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion, Raytheon UK strengthens its ability to deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges. We are proud to create a workplace where all individuals can thrive and contribute to the advancement of technology, security, and a better future for all. Our aim is for our employees to produce the best work of their lives so together we build a stronger, more inclusive future.

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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