Cyber Security Project Manager 111055BR

Raytheon U.K.
Manchester, Greater Manchester
26 Apr 2018
26 May 2018

Raytheon UK is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join the Programme Management Office of our Manchester Cyber Facility

You will be the primary interface on Customer Software Development Task Orders. Your role will be to assess the Task Orders as they arrive, provide an initial assessment before working with the functions to develop a bid and on successful award manage the Tasks to their completion to the Customer’s approval.

The Cyber Project Managers are the driving force of every project, assuring successful execution, identifying - and managing to resolution - risks and issues through the use of programmatic controls and techniques. You will be charged with the successful initiation, execution and completion of projects in line with time, quality and cost/profit targets. You will be representing Raytheon to the customer, to Raytheon’s suppliers and to Raytheon management. Professional and personal gravitas and credibility will therefore be key.

Main Duties:

The Cyber Security Project Manager performs the following role:

Manage the Customer and Supplier engagement throughout

Report progress routinely and by exception into the Raytheon account, including both scheduled and ad hoc management briefings

Ensure all Customer Task Orders are received and booked

Work with Business Development, Engineering, Commercial and Programme Leads to assess the Task Orders and develop a technical solution to the Customer’s requirements and develop a Customer bid proposal

On successful award of the Task Order manage the successful execution of the Task Order to meet the Customer’s requirements

Ensure that effective project management in accordance with Raytheon UK process is applied and maintained in the execution and delivery of customer requirements

All allocated elements of the Task Order IMS includes all activities, events and milestones, are logically linked, and fully resourced with labour hours, materials, sub-contract payment and reserves

The job holder shall ensure that the Task Order IMS is fully statused each week, produce Schedule performance metrics including Schedule variance, Critical Path Analysis and Schedule performance analysis for all Programme Leads and support those leads in conducting analysis

Identify business and project risks and opportunities and to quantify and produce mitigation, capture and contingency plans

Work with functional managers to ensure that appropriate resources are available and allocated to support cyber projects

Interface with the Finance Team to establish and monitor budget authorisations, by ensuring the availability of supporting date to enable collation and analysis of relevant data such as schedule derived ETC’s, factored risk cost exposure and EV statistical EAC data.

What we are looking for:

Essential skills and experience:
Have an existing Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance (highly desirable) or is capable of achieving such a clearance

Demonstrable experience of successful delivery and the software development lifecycle

Strong organisational, leadership and interpersonal skills, team motivator capable of building strong relationships with peers, Customers and suppliers at all levels

Able to achieve consensus and traction quickly and in frequently high-tempo circumstances

Sound judgement skills, understanding when to own and brief and when to escalate

Able to lead problem solving of complex issues across functional boundaries, to summarise and identify key concerns and follow through with the development and execution of corrective action plans to resolve issues

Experienced in the principles of Project/Task based Management, Risk Management, MS Project, EVMS, Programme Performance Reviews and Cost Account Management

Able to rapidly assimilate information, culture and process to bring to maximum effect in a short space of time


Computer Science, Engineering or Business Degree or equivalent qualification

Experience in working within the Intelligence Community

Bid and Proposal Management

Member of a relevant Engineering or Programme Management Professional institution

Knowledge of cost Estimating

Able to guide, and provide professional planning assistance to all levels of the Team

Security Clearance:
All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to undergo the process for Developed Vetting. For further information on the criteria to obtain this please visit -

Successful appointment to the role is subject to appropriate references and clearances required to undertake the role.

What we can offer you:

Ongoing development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:

Annual bonus + for this division an additional bonus for gaining and maintaining the highest level of government security clearance

Early finish on Fridays

25 days holiday + statutory holidays

Contributory Pension Scheme

Life Assurance

Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more

Enhanced sick pay scheme


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.


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