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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01422407 Date posted 02/23/2021 City Brighton Country/Region United Kingdom

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United Kingdom


96-99 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE, UK

We are currently seeking a Technical Project Manager to join our team within our Development Centre in Brighton, UK.

Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as weREDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Summary

Working on the Collins Aerospace passenger processing suite of products, the Technical Project Manager is the primary contact between the commercial business and the development centre for each project. The Technical Project manager will engage the business at the project initiation phase and follow each project from Initiation, Business Analysis and Order Acceptance through the development cycles of Acceptance / Planning / Development / Quality Assurance and User Acceptance testing. The Technical Project Manager provides a focal point for all deliverables from the Development Centre and will engage with Collins Aerospace Global Sales and Launch teams.   


Accountability and ownership of the allocated projects to determine and define clear deliverables, roles and responsibilities for team members required for specific projects or initiatives.

Develop and implement detailed Project Plans, Test Plans, Resource Plans and other project documentation as specifically required for each project.

Apply project management skills and techniques, e.g. team leading, multi-tasking and financial awareness to deliver high quality projects.

Assign and oversee the daily tasks of technical personnel while ensuring all subordinates are actively working toward established milestones.

Provide input for costing and resource estimates to the Bids and Proposals team.

Maintain project documentation in accordance with company ISO standards. Provide regular project updates/presentation to management. 

Hold / participate in regular business stakeholder meetings and update on project statuses to both internal management and clients.  

Manage the completed project handover to the Launch Teams, Customer Account Management Team or Site Management Staff, enabling them to rapidly pick-up the continuing life and needs of the project deliverable.

Who You Are: If you’re an enthusiastic, talented and resourceful Technical Project Manager with the relevant skills & experience, we invite you to talk to us about this opportunity based in our UK Brighton Development Center.

What You’ll Do: Reporting to the UK Product Development Manager, you will be instrumental in turning our customer complex projects into a success, while being attentive to our overall objectives and commercial opportunities. 

Essential Skills

  • Extensive experience in a Technical Project manager role or related field.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies and methods, Professional Project Management Certification from accredited intuition preferred.

  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills with a track record of following through on commitments and delivering successful projects.

  • Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising department teams.

  • The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.

  • Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills & excellent documentation skills.

  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality.

  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Vision and MS Project.

  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.

  • Knowledge of Airport Passenger processing, Airline Departure Control Systems would be considered an advantage. 

Collins Aerospace,in accordance with our 'Baseline Security' requirements,will request from candidates evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK, and employment and/or education history for up to three years, in relation to certain roles within the business. 

These relate to positions where access to export controlled items, (e.g., Technical data, hardware, software, and services subject to international trade control laws and regulations) and Collins IT Systems may apply.

For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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