Programme Engineering Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Programme Engineering Manager

The Programme Engineering Management (PEM) role encompasses engineering management and delivery of the programme’s engineering work packages to budget and timescales, on various defence and commercial engineering projects across a range of Raytheon’s business sectors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Generation of the Engineering development plan and then execute against Raytheon’s standards and aligned to the overall Programme’s needs from early bid phase through to final delivery.

  • Work package management including planning, tracking and reporting of key performance indicators for the work to be performed, working collaboratively with the Programme Manager and rest of the Programme Team.

  • Line management of a multi-disciplined (electronics, mechanical, software, systems and design authorities), including resource planning, performance management, goal setting, appraisals, reward, recognition and timesheets.

  • Management of the various baselines for the Engineering work packages, including Requirements and Design baselines, and associated configuration management.

  • Close liaison with Design Authority to ensure technical integrity of programmes

  • Ensure programme adherence to challenging schedules and costs, using Earned Value techniques.

  • Risk Management for all Engineering deliverables, including effective mitigations and monitoring to reduction of risk or closure.

  • Ensure all phases of the engineering lifecycle are subject to Peer Reviews and Gate Reviews in accordance with the development plan and that problems and issues are resolved in a timely and effective manner

  • Ensure all documentation, specifications and deliverables are completed in accordance with the programme delivery milestones, including correct Design Certifications are achieved.

  • External technical point of contact and liaison for key customer organisations, management of programme’s contractors & sub-contractors.

  • Establishing and implementing the process improvement across engineering and the business as agreed with the Heads of Business and Heads of Function using and sponsoring Six Sigma

  • Supporting Business Development in their roles of securing new business and setting strategy for the business.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Proven expertise in managing delivery of complex multi-disciplined development programmes, using discretion in tailoring effectively to meet challenging programmes needs.

  • 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.

  • Good problem solving skills, developing technical solutions with a high degree of ingenuity and creativity, using processes and teaming from a varied “tool box”.

  • Can operate on day to day issues without losing sight of the longer-term “big” picture.

  • Effective communicator internally and externally at all levels, and represents the organisation and programme professionally and with integrity.

  • Resourceful and resilient in achieving the commitments of the Engineering function.

  • BSc / BEng. in Engineering, Science, or Aeronautical Engineering.

About Raytheon:

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Flexible Benefits

  • 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.