Engineering Manager

Ref: ZR_6156_JOB  ·  Posted on 04 June 2021
Key responsibilities
  • Engineering leadership of a multi-disciplined team of technical experts, responsible for the technical development and delivery of the Client’s industry leading and world class radar systems, products and services to commercial aviation customers around the Globe
  • Generation of the Engineering development plan and then execution against the Client’s standards and aligned to the overall Programme’s needs from early bid phase through to final delivery
  • Work package management including planning, tracking and reporting of key performance indicators for the work to be performed, working collaboratively with the Programme Manager and rest of the Programme Team
  • External technical first point of contact and liaison for key internal and external customer organisations, including regular reporting of status using agreed methods and measures
  • Close liaison with Design Authority to ensure technical integrity of programmes
  • Management cost adherence to the programme budgets, using ‘earned values’ techniques
Skills & experience
  • Proven expertise in managing delivery of complex multi-disciplined development programmes, using discretion in tailoring effectively to meet challenging programme needs
  • Clear understanding of financial management and impacts on programmes
  • Demonstrated competency for strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management
  • Extensive experience in systems engineering and guidance of multidiscipline, high-performance teams (cross-functional experience highly desirable)
  • Demonstrated competency in relating efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
  • Proven ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team and ability to advise programme teams and stakeholders
  • Broad based technical background with experience in systems design and integration
  • Knowledge of software development and delivery methodologies
  • Excellent communicator internally and externally at all levels, and represents the organisation and programme professionally and with integrity
  • Must be willing and eligible to hold SC security clearance and possibly obtain DV clearance if required

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Desirable - Experience within UK/US International defence industry or similar adjacent industry
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