Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management - September 2020

Raytheon - Airborne ISR (Broughton)
Competitive Salary
17 Oct 2019
30 Nov 2019
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Raytheon UK is looking for an individual with the desire to learn and enthusiasm for a career in project management to join their Project Management Higher Apprenticeship Scheme in our AISR business area. This is a challenging role that will be highly rewarding and will launch your career in Project Management.  The successful candidate will be assigned a permanent role and will work at our Broughton facility. However, visits to other Raytheon UK and customer sites may be required.

Our Project Management Apprentices will be trained and developed and will work alongside our Project Management professionals.

As an apprentice you will be fully supported to achieve a Level 4 in Project Management which will take 24 months and includes off-site study with an accredited training provider plus onsite on the job training and development.


Main Duties

As an Apprentice in Project Management you’ll will be a member of a multi-discipline programme delivery team and will play a key part in the successful delivery of our diverse range of complex programmes on-time and within budget. Our Project Management apprentices will gain experience in:  

Scheduling using MS Project and project controls management.

Performing analysis such as critical path, Earned Value analysis and Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA).

Risk and Opportunity Management processes and identification.

Supporting project managers with analysis of trend data to support effective decision making and the associated provision of metrics for project reviews.

Working with the customer to establish requirements.

Planning the project lifecycle.  Achieving all project goals on time, to budget and to the required quality.

Exposure to Raytheon disciplines throughout the business.

The successful applicant will follow a structured career development plan which will include on the job training, classroom and online training, delivered through our accredited training provider.

Typical monthly activity includes: 2 days per month at college, on the job learning, independent study including online learning, reading, assignments and evidence gathering.

For further details on Raytheon AISR visit -  https://www.raytheon.com/uk/capabilities/raytheon-in-the-uk/airborneisr

Candidate Requirements


6 GCSE’s including, English and Mathematics at grade 5/C or above

A-levels, (or equivalent) with a minimum of 120 UCAS points. At least one of these qualifications should be in a numerate subject, e.g. a STEM subject, Business Studies or Economics etc.

A logical thinker with attention to detail, and excellent problem solving ability

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Organised, disciplined, methodical, hardworking and a team player

A keen interest in technology

Able to use the MS Word, Excel and Office applications

Eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve and maintain MoD security clearance (Raytheon will sponsor as required).

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.

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 council 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.

To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/

and search for Req ID: 144569BR.  Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV. 

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