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Lead Programme Engineering Manager - Contract

Salary: £0

Location: Broughton

Job type: Contract, Temporary

Category: Management

Lead Programme Engineering Manager - AISR - CONTRACT Broughton Summary The Lead Program Engineering Manager role encompasses engineering management on major modification and development projects across the range of Raytheon’s AISR business. Main Duties Responsible for the oversite of Engineering activities across the function section reporting to the Head of AISR Engineering Representing the Head Engineering at local level Leadership Team meetings as required reporting status and flowing down LT briefs Day to day management of programme development with support from staff based across the engineering function who’s skill profiles include: design, systems, Electrical/Avionics, Requirements, Mechanical Design Software Developers, Systems Engineers and Design Authorities Close liaison with Technical Leads to ensure technical integrity of programmes Responsible for programme adherence to schedule Manage cost adherence to the programme budgets, using ‘earned value’ techniques Cost Account Management for function, project control and reporting via EV / EAC monitoring Resource management of engineering functions Technical point of contact and liaison point for key customer organisations Technical interface and management of programme’s contractors & sub-contractors Configuring and maintaining performance measures and matrices for the above Establishing and implementing the process improvement across engineering and the business as agreed with the Heads of Business and Heads of Function Candidate Requirements Proven technical expertise and management on defence programmes and with knowledge and experience of other related disciplines A clear understanding of financial management and impacts on programmes Experience and knowledge of managing and motivating a group of engineers with varying and diverse skill sets Working with the development team providing technical solutions with a high degree of ingenuity and creativity Able to use process from a varied ‘tool box’ of problem solving techniques Able to facilitate problem solving within a team environment Have the gravitas to be recognised as main point of contact of programme engineering issues for the programmes Able to exercises latitude in determining programme structure and engineering management approach Able to undertake the day to day management and motivation of a team of engineers over the duration of the assignment Confident and competent in a “customer facing” role, representing the organisation as the engineering contact on contracts and projects Able to interact with senior external personnel on significant engineering matters often requiring coordination between organisations Demonstrable experience over a range of programmes in the defence or other relevant sectors and business areas Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, Aeronautical Engineering or other related field Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance as a minimum (RSL will sponsor as required).. About Raytheon UK With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company 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 the country. About Raytheon Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter. Diversity: Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council. All Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background. As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists, Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition. Raytheon UK recognises that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide challenging and rewarding careers


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