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Job Ref:  84413BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Harlow
04/10/2016 07:26
Information Technology (IT) Graduate Leadership Development Programme (Project Management)

Location(s): Harlow
Start Date: September 2017
Travel: UK for Graduate Training

Summary of Role:

Graduate Leadership Development Programme:

To be considered for this programme you will demonstrate a high level of energy in pursuing work objectives and a total commitment to achieving successful outcomes, as evidenced by your academic results and extra-curricular activities. You will have long-term ambitions with first class communication, planning and organisational skills.
We are looking to take on Graduates who will develop into the company's leaders of the future. On joining Raytheon, you will undertake a structured two-year leadership development programme which will incorporate classroom based and experiential learning alongside your day-to-day work. You will be given a real job from day one and will be expected to start adding value immediately.
By joining Raytheon you will have the opportunity to work within a range of different areas of the IT Function. Enthusiasm for a career in an innovative organisation is essential, as is the ambition to succeed.

Main Duties:

• Reside with the Project Execution Team, to build upon skill base which will provide the ability and confidence to engage in future challenging activities.

• Provide project office support to Senior Project Managers

• Management of small projects, tracking activities against plan and providing regular updates and reports and the creation of project documentation

• Establish relationships with internal key stake holders in IT and across the business.

• Will follow prescribed learning and development activities provided by both IT Leadership and Learning & Development functions.

• Identify skills training or development requirements and escalate through management

• Undergo Information Technology Information Library (ITIL v3) training and qualification.

• Support the IT function and business by adhering to and maintaining our best practice processes and procedures.

• Data gathering and reporting

• Using Raytheon 6 Sigma proactively to foster a culture of continuous process improvement.

• Participate in a variety of regular IT meetings

• Working as part of a team, with high degree of collaboration across the function

• Strong communications across functions and levels

Candidate Requirements:


• You will have achieved (or be expected to achieve) at least a 2.1 in any IT, Business/Project Management, Engineering, Maths, Physics or Humanities related degree discipline.

• A-levels (or equivalent) with a minimum of 300 UCAS points

• Be a logical thinker with excellent problem solving ability

• Have strong communication & presentation skills

• Be methodical, hardworking, enthusiastic and able to work well under pressure

• Self motivated, energy & drive

• Team player

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 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:

• £1,500 joining bonus

• 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

To apply visit the link to the graduate website: NA
Please select the "APPLY NOW" button and find the Information Technology Graduate Leadership Development Programme role. Follow the online application instructions to create a profile and upload CV and Cover Letter. Please address the Cover Letter to "The HR Department" and outline your reasons for applying specifically for this role and to Raytheon. Please state your degree grade (achieved or expected) and UCAS points clearly on your CV.

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
Program Management
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow
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