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Job Ref:  84500BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Harlow
26/10/2016 04:03
Role: Head of Strategy (Raytheon UK)
Location - Harlow, Essex
Req - 84500BR

Primary Purpose:
To drive the development and delivery of a Business Strategy for Raytheon UK, including analysis and capture leadership of M&A targets, based on robust market, customer and competitor knowledge, that enables us deliver profitable growth to the company and shareholders

Principal Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Reporting to the RTN UK Strategy & Business Development Director, this post has the following responsibilities:

- creation and development of a coherent RTN UK vision and strategy for growth, supported by mission area and enabling strategies
- Line management of the strategy and CI market analyst team
- Leadership of the Strategic Governance Process including co-ordination of RTN UK's input to the annual Strategic Dialogue process
- Coordination via the relevant functions of the enabling strategies (eg resources and infrastructure) required to deliver the business strategy
- Acquisition and analysis of market intelligence to support in depth understanding of our markets including trends, potential opportunities and threats
- Interface with the RUK Leadership Team to analyse the business' 5 Year Plan financials to ensure it reflects our strategy and investment requirements to deliver growth
- Interfacing with US business units to ensure that they are aligned with UK business strategy and vice versa
- Working with the Head of Technology to ensure that technology roadmaps are supporting and aligned with the business strategy
- Representation of the company, as required, at external meetings with partners, and key stakeholders such as defence, aerospace and security think tanks, government departments and trade associations
- Extended member of the RTN UK Leadership Team called upon on as and when required basis to lead on Strategic matters for the company

- Identification of targets for acquisition to deliver non-organic growth, fill capability gaps and gain competitive advantage
- Leadership of M&A capture in conjunction with US and UK stakeholder businesses, and the corporate development team. Liaison with M&A investment bank and consultants to secure the necessary support

Education and Experience Summary

- In depth knowledge of the UK defence, security and aerospace sectors
- Understanding of UK and global defence, security and aerospace market drivers
- Experienced in development of growth strategy, including M&A, for large corporations, preferably in liaison with a large off-share parent at a senior level
- Demonstrable ability to coordinate/ align company growth strategy with technical strategy and financial plans
- Proven track record of ability to communicate complex ideas successfully to senior managers up to and including Board Level
- Experience of creating and managing market and competitive intelligence in the defence and/or security sectors
- Proven ability to lead, track and measure delivery of business strategies, including M&A
- In depth understanding of UK government industrial policy development mechanisms for defence, aerospace and security
Must be willing and eligible to obtain UK MoD SC security clearance

- Previous leadership of successful M&A projects
- Demonstrable implementation of strategic external partnerships
- Degree in relevant discipline, preferably with Post-Grad qualification
Personal Characteristics
- Entrepreneurial, creative, visionary thinker with the ability to establish a common vision and goals
- Ability to see the 'big picture' whilst willing to work the detail
- Enthusiastic leader with strong motivational skills, energy and drive
- Outstanding communication skills
- Outstanding inter-personal skills that enables disparate parties to unite together for a common cause without compromising on the Business Strategy

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
To apply visit the link to the website NA
and search for Req ID: 84500BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.
Please also view the Raytheon video: NA

Business Unit Profile
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 cyber security 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.

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
Business Development
Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow
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