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Change Pipeline Manager

Job Title: Change Pipeline Manager

Location(s): Harlow or Glenrothes – Hybrid working model

Summary of Role

Raytheon UK has an opportunity for an experienced Change Pipeline Manager to join the Digital Technology function, within the Service and Project Portfolio Management team. Reporting to the SPPM, the role takes full responsibility for the pipeline aspects of the project lifecycle. This includes working with Business Relationship Managers to understand business requirements and form this into viable and costed solutions that are then transitioned to in flight projects.

About Digital Technology

The Digital Technology function is responsible for the delivery of technology services to all UK based divisions to successfully enable our expanding business and assure operational delivery of critical functions and services that are reliant on all aspects of technology to drive revenue growth, improve business efficiency, reduce risk and maximise Raytheon customer engagement and alignment.

Main Duties

Accountable for the safe transition of change through the DT Front Door process referred to as DT Work Reception.

Work collaboratively with Business Relationship Managers & Technical Solutions Architects, undertake analysis of new and emerging business requirements, providing a viewpoint on the best route to delivery

Lead the co-ordination of activities to produce rough order of magnitude costs and subsequent more detailed level costs for internal customers

Clearly articulate the high-level delivery plan and estimates (including resources & costs) to meet project initiation and governance gate standard

Responsible for the transition from pipeline to in-flight projects through hand-over to appointed Project Manager

Responsible for the initial scheduling of small, medium, large, and complex changes and the associated management of customer expectations via the BRMs

Liaising closely with the business and DT Resource Managers to understand the current schedule and prioritisation of work

Supporting the Workforce Management process giving visibility of up and coming projects and evolving schedule of work

Understand high-level requirements relating to all Digital Technology initiatives

Where appropriate act as point of leadership for smaller changes

Preparation of pipeline management information reports to PMO to support wider portfolio management for executive boards

Evaluation of risks and opportunities associated with each requirement, highlighting mitigation as required

Support the creation of documentation of the overall solution and governance

Monitor Work Reception process, highlighting opportunities for process improvement and set credible key metrics for BRM, Architecture and Pipeline management to meet or exceed.

Creation and shaping of business cases as required, and co-ordination to approval for project initiation gate

Candidate Requirements


Experience in Project or Change Pipeline Management within defence or highly regulated technical industry, ideally within global environments and/or global matrix organisations

Demonstrable project management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication

Understanding of lifecycle management of Technology Projects from inception to delivery, especially solution identification, design, pricing, risk management and early project definition before transition from pipeline to full project lifecycle

Ability to understand complex systems and business processes and define requirements for solutions

Experience of operating effectively under the governance of a PMO structure

Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and influencing, at all levels within an organisation

Strong business acumen

Solid experience of delivering complex technical projects across the IT domain

High level of proficiency in MS Project, Team Foundation, or other robust scheduling/schedule presentation tools

Proficient in the use of all MS Office tools

Ability to work collaboratively with Business Relationship Managers and Solutions Architect

Ability to multi-task and co-ordinate large amounts of data into a business case and project gate documentation

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering,

Science, or Mathematics, or relatable experience

SC cleared or the ability to become SC cleared


PRINCE 2 and/or PMP certifications

Ideally experienced with process quality methodology and ITIL

Adept in Microsoft Excel, Project, Visio and SharePoint

Resource Management experience

Cost Modelling experience

Business experience of technology consulting, managed and professional services in commercial or public sector organisations

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK 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 its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

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 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 wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities

* Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).


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, RayBAME, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride 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

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