Project Scheduler, Harlow, Essex, UK

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Harlow, Essex, UK

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United Kingdom


GBR01: Harlow, Essex, Kao One, Kao Park, Harlow, CM179NA, United Kingdom

Position Role Type:


Job Title: Project Scheduler

Location(s):  must be willing to travel to Harlow, with Hybrid working options available

Summary of Role:

Work within Integrated project teams to provide project planning, risk management and cost control support to development engineering and production teams. Generate variance analysis information to support programme decision making, and guide teams in use of PM processes.
Main Duties:
•Responsible for integrity of Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) in the form of a Microsoft Project plan ensuring that all activities, events and milestone are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, material costs and  subcontract payments. Evaluate critical path, schedule risk and variances. The IMS is required to be progressed weekly/monthly, in order to provide performance metrics and Cost to Complete (ETC) for financial reporting.
•Investigate and interpret trend data and provide metrics for review at Programme Monthly Review Boards.
•Ensure contractual and programme changes are incorporated into the IMS to maintain a realistic baseline plan, on which Earned Value reports are generated and guide the Integrated Project Team on the use of EVMS.
•Monitor the Programme Timesheet Bookings and report/investigate unexpected bookings to contracts.
•Facilitate the company risk  process by holding Programme Risk Review Boards, to identify and document risks, opportunities and mitigation actions. Provide analysis and reports.                    

•Support to the Programme Manager, CAMs and Programme Accountant to establish a performance management baseline and budget authorisations.  Collate and analyse finance data such as schedule derived Estimates To Complete (ETCs).
•Development of Programme Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structures (OBS).
•Support Bid and Proposal activities through the collation and transfer of Basis of Estimates into the Pricing Team.
•Travel to other Raytheon UK Sites (UK, Europe and USA) may be required.

Candidate Requirements:
•Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of working in a Project/Programme Control environment.
•Experience of Microsoft Project 2010/2016
•Ability to meet deadlines
•Ability to handle data accurately across various tools                                                                              

 •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.
•Commercial/Business awareness in a complex projects environment.

. Experienced working with multi-disciplined teams over geographically dispersed sites

•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
Personal Characteristics:
•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.

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across customer sites together with remote working practices. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business.

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. It’s 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, 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.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays.
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’.
Flexible Benefits scheme.
Discretionary Bonus scheme.
Enhanced family friendly policies.
37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a ‘Hybrid Working Model’*
Canteen facilities are available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites. Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

* Our Hybrid Working Model supports flexible working arrangements on a formal or informal arrangement, considering both location and/or working hours, subject to business and customer needs.  Please highlight any flexible requirements to our Recruitment team to explore the opportunities.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At Raytheon UK, we’re committed to be building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Britain where all of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver the best work of their lives. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the very best candidates for the job. We truly value the diversity of our workforce work hard to create an inclusive environment where our colleagues can bring the unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow our business, create innovative solutions and develop our people.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) act as the eyes and ears into the community they represent and support us in building a truly inclusive business. Our ERGs are open to all colleagues, regardless of background, and include: Raytheon Women’s Network, RayPride, Young Employees Success Network, Raytheon Veterans Network, Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities and RayBAME.

We’re also delighted to have been recognised as a Gold Award Employer as part of the HM’s Armed Forces Covenant and the Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index as a ‘best place to work for LGBTQ Equality’.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other characteristic.

If you need us to make any adjustments to support you during our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to help.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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