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Job Ref:  86049BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
22/10/2016 04:05
Job Title: Agile Delivery Manager
Req ID: 86049BR
Location: Manchester

Summary of Role:
Raytheon is a leader in advanced electronics, intelligence and IT systems that provide 21st century solutions to tracking, monitoring and identifying potential threats and protecting communities. Our UK Intelligence & Security business is, among other key accolades, leading developments in Cyber Security. For more than 30 years, Raytheon has protected critical information and infrastructure from the most complex threats.
Raytheon UK is looking for a dynamic and high performing Delivery Manager to work within Raytheon's Intelligence & Security Business in our newest offices in Manchester. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of an Agile Programme of three scrum teams This is a complex and challenging role that will be highly rewarding and high profile, with extensive communication and interfacing requirements with the company Leadership Team, stakeholders and partners. It will demand excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of energy and stamina. The work location will primarily be based in North West of England with frequent visits to our Gloucester site, London and to other customer sites in the UK.
Main Duties:
The successful candidate will be required to:
•Manage the delivery of software through three Agile scrum teams
•Establish and maintain a governance structure to ensure coordination of work requests
•Develop strong relationships and ensure the goals/ objectives are clearly communicated, understood and executed by Raytheon and Sub-contractor staff.
•Oversee and deliver enhancements to complex software/application development activities.
•Interpret customer technical requirements and convert them into deliverable solutions

Candidate Requirements:
Personal Characteristics
•Strong Leadership and influencing skills with a desire to succeed
•Proactive team builder who can motivate and lead by example
•Strong interpersonal skills, team motivator, able to build strong relationships with customers and peers. Able to drive multidiscipline teams
•Innovative & creative problem solver. Able to develop and deliver effective presentations.
•Able to facilitate problem solving of complex issues across business units and organisational boundaries
•Excellent Communication skills - written and verbal at all levels within the organisation and with the customer
•Commercially astute
•Excellent negotiation skills
•Ability to identify and understand technical issues, to summarize key concerns and follow through with development of an action plan to correct or satisfy problem areas.
•Integrity, honesty, energy and drive
•Staying Power; maintains personal motivation over the long haul
•Courage; able to make the difficult decision
•Ability to rapidly assimilate information, culture and process to bring maximum effect in a short space of time.

Education and Experience
•Background in Programme Management and Information Technology
•Experience in delivering projects using Agile methodologies
A successful track record in executing complex programmes
•Capable of managing and motivating a diverse and geographically dispersed team in the delivery of innovative solutions
•A demonstrated capability of managing programme controls; that effectively maintain the integrity of the Integrated contractual, technical, schedule, cost and risk baselines.
•Capable of achieving Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
•Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or Business Management, plus established and demonstrable progressive experience in programme/project management, using business performance management and reporting methodologies.
•Experience working in Government agencies
•Member of a relevant Construction, Engineering or Programme Management Professional Institution.
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 security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems at its facilities in the UK.
Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, 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. For more about Raytheon, visit us at NA and follow us on Twitter @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
To apply visit the link to the website NA
Please also view the Raytheon video: NA

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
Program Management
Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Manchester
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