Job Title: Project Scheduler
Summary of Role:
Work within Integrated project teams to provide project planning, risk management and cost control support. Generate variance analysis information to support programme decisions making and guide teams in use of PM processes.
Responsible for integrity of Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestone are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials, subcontract payments and reserves. Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk and variance analysis. The IMS is required to be statused weekly/monthly, aligned to the fiscal calendar and provide an accurate Cost to Complete (EAC) for financial reporting.
To carry out independent analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Monthly Review Boards.
Ensure contractual and programme changes are incorporated into the IMS to maintain a realistic baseline, maintain analyse and provide Earned Value reports and guide the Integrated Project Team on the use of EVMS.
To monitor the Programme Timesheet Bookings and report unexpected bookings to contracts
Responsible for ensuring the Programme follows the Company Risk Manager Process. The facilitation of Programme Risk Review Boards (Internal and External), risk identification and documentation and risk analysis. Identification and tracking of mitigation actions and reporting.
Support to the Programme Manager, CAMs and Programme Accountant to establish budget authorisations. Monthly collation and analysis of finance data such as schedule derived Estimates To Complete (ETCs).
Development of Programme Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structures (OBS).
To support Bid and Proposal activities through the collation and transfer of Basis of Estimates into the Pricing Team.
Ensure consistent application of approved best practice processes and tools across Raytheon UK such as IPDS (Integrated Product Development System) and Risk & Opportunity Management .
Travel to other Raytheon UK Sites (UK, Europe and USA) may be required.
Must be able to demonstrate professional knowledge of working in a Project/Programme Control environment.
Experience of Microsoft Project 2003/2010
Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to support and guide Programme Managers and their Teams
Good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business
Good IT skills with the ability to learn new applications
Ability to work with diverse project teams and stakeholders
Ability to support, guide and influence project teams to ensure programmes are set up in accordance with Raytheon standard practices and processes.
Skills sharing and mentoring
Commercial/Business awareness in a complex projects environment.
Ideally Educated to Degree Level or equivalent but lesser qualification would be considered with relevant experience.
Financial control & budgeting, and any experience of Earned Value management would be advantageous
This position will require a considerable amount of interaction with all levels of management, which will require strong interpersonal skills to assert best practice in an environment of competing priorities.
Flexible approach to all tasks.
The desire to add value to Raytheon UK and succeed as an individual and an Raytheon UK employee
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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.
· 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
· Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
· 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
· Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
· Enhanced sick pay scheme
· Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
· 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
· Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available.
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 counsel, and 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 recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.