Senior Project Schedulers

Raytheon Systems Ltd
Waddington, Lincoln
15 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Project Schedulers

Waddington, Lincolnshire

Work within the Integrated project team providing Project Planning, Risk Management, and Earned Value/budget control support; including the creation and analysis of variance analysis data to support the programme in reporting and key decision making.

Responsible for integrity of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestones are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials and subcontract payments.

Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk analysis and Earned Value variance root cause analysis. Maintain the IMS as required (weekly/monthly), and aligned to the fiscal calendar and provide an accurate Cost to Complete (EAC) for financial reporting.

Support the Programme Manager with analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Review Boards.

Ensure contractual and programme baseline control management is adopted to to ensure the IMS maintain a true and realistic baseline.

Support the Integrated Project Team on the use and analysis of EV data.

To monitor the Programme Timesheet Bookings to ensure accurate cost collection.

Support to the Programme Manager, CAMs and Programme Accountant to establish budget authorisations

Monthly collation and analysis of finance data such as schedule derived Estimates To Complete (ETCs).

Support the development of Programme Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structures (OBS) to ensure effective cost and schedule reporting.

To support Bid and Proposal activities through the collation and transfer of Basis of Estimates into the Pricing Team Ensure consistent application of approved best practice processes and tools across Raytheon UK such as IPDS (Integrated Product Development System) and Risk & Opportunity Management Facilitation of Programme Risk Review Boards (Internal and External), risk identification, documentation and risk analysis, in line with the RTN UK Risk Management Process, including the tracking of mitigation and capture plans.

Travel to other Raytheon Sites (UK & USA) may be required.

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).

Candidate Requirements:

Demonstrate professional knowledge of working in a Project/Programme Management/Control environment.

Demonstrate working knowledge of Risk Management Processes.

Demonstrate working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).

Experience of Microsoft Project EPM 2010, and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint).

Ability to support and guide Programme Managers and their Teams Ability to multi-task, with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business

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 and Business awareness in a complex projects environment

Educated to Degree Level or equivalent although not essential with demonstrable relevant experience.

Experience of working with complex systems engineering type programmes.

Experience of working within the Defence Industry.

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.

The desire to add value to Raytheon UK and succeed as an individual and an Raytheon UK employee

Able to work methodically, accurately and neatly.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Able to work as part of a team.

Neat personal appearance (due to working in a customer facing environment).

Aptitude for working with computers.

Good organisation skills.

Able to work within agreed timescales.

Positive attitude.



Flexible in approach to working outside of core role and hours, disciplined and capable of self-management when necessary.

Logical problem solver.

Able to anticipate problems and plan to mitigate.

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Manchester and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 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 provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass Raytheon.

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 holidays, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Flexible Benefits, Enhanced sick pay scheme


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 Application Process

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