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Project Assistant

Requisition ID 134756BR Date updated 03/04/2019
Project Assistant
Glenrothes

Raytheon UK is looking for a highly motivated individual to join their successful Weapons Business Area.
This is a challenging role that will be highly rewarding.
The role will require excellent interpersonal skills, resilience and drive to succeed.
This role will involve communication and interfacing with customers, multi-functional teams and the Weapons Leadership Team.
The work location will primarily be based out of our Glenrothes facility, with occasional visits to customer and other Raytheon facilities

Personal Characteristics
To be considered for this role you will demonstrate a high level of proactivity in pursuing work objectives and a total commitment to achieving successful outcomes, as evidenced by your previous employment history, academic results and extracurricular activities.
You will have first class communication, planning and organisational skills with a drive to succeed.
Enthusiasm for a career in an innovative organisation is essential, as is the ability to collaborate within teams to achieve business goals and objectives.

Main Duties:
The Project Assistant will provide support to programme managers for a wide range of activities to ensure successful operation of the Weapons Business Area including customer facing support. This role will include the following activities:

Preparation of briefings for business, programme and monthly leadership team reviews
Provide support to programme reviews / presentations to senior management and customers
Monitoring, forecasting and reporting requisite financial controls and indicators
Ensuring accurate collation, monitoring and reporting of business metrics
Supporting programme managers to manage corrective actions and track actions to closure
Troubleshooting and delivery of solutions that lead to successful outcomes
In the programme managers absence to act as delegate PM and chairperson for meetings that would normally be chaired by the PM

Candidate Requirements:
Degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, science or maths preferred
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve both technical and non-technical issues to resolution
Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively within teams
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Word Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent time management and ability to prioritise where time constraints exist
Methodical, hardworking, enthusiastic and able to work well under pressure with an attention to detail
Ability to multitask and be adaptable to being re-tasked at short notice

About Raytheon:

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 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 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. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

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 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
Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities with free drinks

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), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/
and search for Req ID: 134756BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

Please also view the Raytheon video: http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/ourculture/
134756
Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Program Management

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Glenrothes

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