Project Scheduler

21 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Scheduler
Location(s): Glenrothes

Summary of Role:

Work within Integrated project teams to provide project planning, risk management and cost control support. Generate variance analysis information to support programme decisions making and guide teams in use of PM processes.

Main Duties:

* Responsible for integrity of Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestone are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials, subcontract payments and reserves. Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk and variance analysis. The IMS is required to be statused weekly/monthly, aligned to the fiscal calendar and provide an accurate Cost to Complete (EAC) for financial reporting.

* To carry out independent analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Monthly Review Boards.

* Ensure contractual and programme changes are incorporated into the IMS to maintain a realistic baseline, maintain analyse and provide Earned Value reports and guide the Integrated Project Team on the use of EVMS.

* To monitor the Programme Timesheet Bookings and report unexpected bookings to contracts

* Responsible for ensuring the Programme follows the Company Risk Manager Process. The facilitation of Programme Risk Review Boards (Internal and External), risk identification and documentation and risk analysis. Identification and tracking of mitigation actions and reporting.

* 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).

* Development of Programme Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structures (OBS).

* 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 .

* Travel to other Raytheon UK Sites (UK, Europe and USA) may be required.

Candidate Requirements:


* Must be able to demonstrate professional knowledge of working in a Project/Programme Control environment.

* Experience of Microsoft Project 2003/2010

* Ability to meet deadlines

* Ability to support and guide Programme Managers and their Teams

* Good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business

* Good IT skills with the ability to learn new applications

* 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.

* Skills sharing and mentoring

* Commercial/Business awareness in a complex projects environment.


* Ideally Educated to Degree Level or equivalent but lesser qualification would be considered with relevant experience.

* Financial control & budgeting, and any experience of Earned Value management would be advantageous

Personal Characteristics:

* 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

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, Manchester Waddington and Broughton

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