Manager III-Program Management - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is seeking a candidate for the position of in-country Manager III - Program Management for our Patriot 1-Lot, 3-Lot, and GEM-T programs in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The program manager will report directly to the Director, Air & Missile Defense Programs, and will be responsible for in-country program activities that provides critical operations, maintenance, training, and engineering activities. The PM will directly interface with our UAE Air Force and Air Defense (AFAD) customers, with in-country representatives from the USG, and with local vendors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Flawless execution on all in-country activities for our UAE Patriot DCS programs; establishing and building strong customer relationships, leading the collaboration necessary across functional groups, broader Raytheon organizations, and subcontractors to ensure customer and program success
  • Ensuring successful management of program risks and opportunities, program milestones are achieved through adherence to program master plans and schedules
  • Developing corrective action plans to mitigate customer and program identified issues
  • Ensuring effectiveness of control systems and reporting for accurately processing change and controlling in-scope performance of program functional task elements such as EX/IM, operations, engineering, test, procurement, manufacturing, quality control, logistics, safety, security, and administrative functions
  • Meeting financial goals supporting the program area annual plan and growth goals as established by the Director, A&MD Programs
  • Ensuring transparent communication and enterprise collaboration working closely with CONUS PMO and Functions; building positive effective relationships
  • Developing, identifying and assessing new business opportunities, and assign new business resources to grow annual revenue and growth objectives over the 5 year forecast
  • Regularly interact with UAE PMO leadership on program status and direction
  • Other duties as assigned.
The unique and diverse requirements of UAE have introduced new complexities beyond product/customer support. Routine logistics challenges during peacetime operations are being overshadowed by the UAE's urgent requirements during combat operations. This position requires experience managing international programs, the knowledge to provide solutions to problems, and turning these solutions into opportunities.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 10+ years’ program management experience leading multi-disciplined teams spanning the entire program life-cycle
  • Certified or ability to be certified Tier 4 PM or higher
  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certified with emphasis on variance analysis
  • Proven experience in using metrics to drive business success
  • Familiarity with the Patriot Missile System
  • Experience in managing multiple programs IAW an Integrated Program Schedule
  • Knowledgeable in Risk Management and the application of Risk Management tools in program execution in the areas of technical, cost, and schedule
  • Effective communication/presentation, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated customer relationship building and collaboration abilities
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the development of proposals
  • U.S. Citizenship
Desired Skills:
  • Highly effective leadership and change management skills
  • Experience in managing the execution of programs involving mission and lifecycle support services
  • In depth understanding of the Raytheon IPDS
  • Very knowledgeable in the Patriot Missile systems product area
  • Six Sigma specialist or equivalent
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and technical aptitude with excellent business communication skills
  • Strong leadership capability, to include sound reasoning and decision making ability
  • Ability to work cooperatively across multiple levels of the organization from program leadership teams to functional experts and the IIS Leadership team
  • Experience working directly with Middle East customers
  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance (DoD)

Required Education (Including Major): Bachelor of Engineering/Science Degree or Bachelor Degree and equivalent Engineering/Program Management experience

Desired Education: Master’s Degree in Engineering, Science or Business Management

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 127967