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Programme Engineering Manager

Essex, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 67500.00 - 80000.00 Annual

Programme Engineering Manager - Max £80,000 DOE - Essex - Permanent - SC Cleared

The Key Responsibilities of a Programme Engineering Manager:

  • Oversite of Engineering activities across the Training solutions reporting to the Head of Engineering within the Cyber, Intelligence and Training Solutions Business
  • Develop a strong technical capability within Raytheon, working closely with the Training Solutions Architect/Design Authority to define the resources to develop winning, high integrity solutions
  • Work package management including planning, tracking and reporting of key performance indicators to programme stakeholders
  • Ensure all phases of the programme are subject to Gate and Design reviews in accordance to the Development Plan, and all issues are resolved in an effective manner
  • Responsible for programme adherence to schedule
  • Manage cost adherence to the programme budgets, using 'earned value' techniques
  • Risk management for all Engineering deliverables and effective mitigation actions
  • Resource management of engineering functions
  • Ensure all documentation, specifications and deliverables are managed via a Configuration Management Plan and achieve correct Design Certifications
  • Setting of goals and appraising Engineering staff and agreeing project specific training needs
  • Technical point of contact and liaison point for key customer organisations
  • Technical interface and management of programme's contractors & sub-contractors
  • Supporting Business Development in their roles of securing new business and setting strategy for the business

Below is a list of Knowledge and Experience required for the Programme Engineering Manager, however you will not be expected to have everything:

  • Proven expertise in managing the delivery of complex development programmes, using discretion and innovative approaches to meet challenging programme needs
  • Clear understanding of financial management and impacts on programmes
  • Experience and knowledge of managing and motivating an engineering team with varying and diverse skills
  • Good problem solving skills and ability to use a varied "tool box" creatively
  • Can operate on day to day activities without losing sight of the "big picture"
  • Effective communicator internally and externally at all levels, and represents the organisation and programme professionally and with integrity
  • Confident and competent in a "customer facing" role, represents the organisation as the engineering contact on contracts and projects
  • Resourceful, decisive and resilient in achieving commitments
  • Demonstrable experience over a range of programmes, preferably in the Defence and/or Technical Training sector
  • BSc/BEng. in Software, Engineering, Science, or Aeronautical Engineering

The client is very open to candidates from different backgrounds so please do apply for more information.


  • 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

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Role: Programme Engineering Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Essex,

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