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Business Development Executive (Defence Solutions Centre) - 2 years FTC

Requisition ID 144494BR Date updated 08/06/2019

Title: Business Development Executive (Defence Solutions Centre) - 2 years FTC

DGP Vision

The Defence Growth Partnership was set up in 2012 to secure a thriving UK defence sector delivering security, growth and prosperity to our Nation.

DGP Core Objectives

•Grow the UK’s global market share through increased exports
•Foster greater collaboration and innovation across the sector bring products and services to the market that meets customer needs
•Improve competitiveness through the whole value chain

The UK Defence Solution Centre

•Highly skilled team both permanent employees and industry secondees
•To provide strategic capability, technology and skills roadmaps through to specific intervention business cases
•Engage customer community through customer advisory groups
•The UKDSC is built around a core leadership team, comprising a CEO and Executive Directors and a Director of Operations
•The Executive Directors will lead our three main strategic aims
◦Focus on the customer
◦Develop UK capability
◦Improve value of investment

The very nature of the DGP and the founding principles of the UK DSC will require all UK DSC team members to be wholly interactive across all three strategic aims and contribute broadly to it’s work and outcomes including projects, innovation and intervention.

The post of Head of Strategic Capability forms part of the develop UK capability strategic aim and is responsible for:

•Development and maintenance of capability maturity matrices in their domain, as directed by the Executive Director/strategy
•Liaison with the UKDSC Partners, Associates and other entities when constructing matrices, landscapes and roadmaps
•Analysis of UK value chain to assess capability gaps
•Development and maintenance of the landscapes and roadmaps
•The development of qualified interventions with supporting business cases

Role and Responsibilities:

•Represent RTN UK within the Defence Solutions Centre (DSC) to ensure both the success of the DSC but also to enhance RTN UKs role within the DGP and DSC
•Act as an SME within Capability Team and provide subject matter support to other capability leads as required
•Develop Capability Development Plans to build and develop UK capability in identified and agreed areas
•Develop and agree a consistent understanding of medium-long-term UK MoD capability needs
•Lead related community of interest workshops and other meetings in support of the strategy
•Develop good working relationship with the necessary UK government departments such as MOD, DIT DSO and FCO, industry partners, and relevant academic institutions.
•Work collaboratively with RTN UK BD staff and individual Capture Teams to enhance Customer/industry/Regional knowledge and intelligence
•Ensure accurate audit trail maintained of all Customer/industry stakeholder engagement and all contact/activities are recorded
•Provide input into monthly reports, MRBs and reviews with the RTN UK BD & Strategy Director and Director Exports
•Develop knowledge and understanding of the Raytheon Portfolio to enhance the value added and taken from the DSC secondment to support future roles within Raytheon UK

Experience and Skills Required:

•A self-starter, able to demonstrate high levels of initiative and motivation, but also work closely with other team members
•Proven ability to work and multi-task under pressure, respond quickly to changing situations in complex project environments, prepare responses/narrative quickly and clearly and use personal initiative
•Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, highly articulate team player
•Excellent communication both written and verbal
•Confident individual with a proactive attitude
•Strong project management and people management skills
•High degree of accuracy in executing work
•Ability to schedule work and deliver to tight deadlines

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

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 (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.

Raytheon Application Process

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About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Business Development

Type Of Job
Fixed Term

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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