Raytheon Systems

Project Assistant

United Kingdom, Harlow
04 Oct 2019
03 Oct 2019
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Job Title: Project Assistant
Req ID: 148581BR
Location: Harlow

Summary of Role

Raytheon UK is looking for a Project Assistant to join their Customer Services and Support business area. In this role you will provide support to Programme Managers and will be involved in communication and interfacing with customers and the Leadership team. The work will primarily be based out of our Harlow facility, with occasional visits to customer and other Raytheon facilities.

Main Duties

The Project Assistant will provide support to Programme Managers for a wide range of activities to ensure successful operation of the Customer Services and Support
business area including customer facing support. This role will include the following activities:
  • Preparation of briefings for business, programme and monthly leadership team reviews
  • monitoring requisite financial controls and indicators
  • support to programme reviews / presentations to senior management and customers
  • ensuring accurate reporting of business metrics
  • supporting programme managers to manage corrective actions and track actions to closure
  • in the programme managers absence to act as delegate PM and chairperson for meetings that would normally be chaired by the PM
  • Project Co-ordination of the spares and repairs element of the business

Candidate Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Business Management, or other relevant experience
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Word Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent personal time management
  • Methodical, hardworking, enthusiastic and able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and be re-tasked at short notice to achieve changing business priorities

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.

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.

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 and Glenrothes sites. Manchester and Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks.


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.

148581BR 148581
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Administrative Services/Support
Program Management
Program Planning/Scheduling

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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