Capability Manager for Countermeasures System

Capability Manager for Countermeasures System

Job Title: Capability Manager for Countermeasures System
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896636_1581007516
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2020 16:45

Job Description

Your knowledge of Countermeasures Systems and strong experience of Capability Management and working as a System Design Authority, will play a crucial part in growing the underwater Countermeasures Capability through leading existing and new product development. As a Capability Manager (Countermeasures systems), you will be responsible for ensuring that all company offerings align with the company strategic plan and that technology and product roadmaps are developed and maintained.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, for a top solutions provider and systems integrator operating in the Defence and Aerospace markets, delivering world leading products, solutions and services to national and international customers. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Role:

The client requires a Capability Manager / System Design Authority for Countermeasures Systems to provide Countermeasures subject matter expertise to support bids, programmes, and product roadmaps. You will provide mentoring and leadership to support and grow in-house Countermeasures skills and capability. Deliver Design Authority oversight to Countermeasures programmes, to ensure products and systems are fit for purpose, safe to use, and in-line with product roadmaps and the company strategic roadmap. The job includes;
*Ensuring that the Countermeasures product roadmap evolves and remains in concert with the market's requirements and the company's strategic objectives;
*Capability planning and development of roadmaps to ensure that the Capability Area meets the relevant strategic objectives;
*Identifying competitive and technical threats to the successful realisation of strategy and mitigate these where possible within the Capability Area;
*Supporting the sales and marketing team in the identifying and development of new opportunities within the Countermeasures Systems domain;
*Maintain technical knowledge, skills relevance and domain expertise through research and attendance at key domain conferences;
*Engineering aspects of bids and proposals within the Countermeasures Systems Domain;
*Identifying opportunities for, and securing external R&D funding to develop the Countermeasures Systems product portfolio and ensure that business objectives are satisfied;
*Performing a System Design Authority role on nominated projects;
*Determining resource requirements for orders and feeding these into the forward load;
*Providing coaching and mentoring to develop engineering competence within the business;
*Identifying, developing and implementing new or appropriate process and procedure improvements, to meet current and emergent engineering requirements in line with the business strategic vision and engineering best practice;
*Liaise with other Capability Managers to ensure strategic competitive technological alignment within capabilities and product sets.

About You:

To be suitable for the Capability Manager / System Design Authority for Countermeasures Systems role, you will need to be, educated to Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or Computer Science related discipline and have solid experience of delivering Systems Engineering activities across the Systems Engineering lifecycle, with System Design Authority experience. Experience in the operation and development of Countermeasures Systems is essential.
You ill need experience in the application of Safety/Compliance and Security in systems integration and Military Security Domains, and be customer focused and author technical bid proposals. An appreciation of software, electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering is needed, as is Product Line Management Experience.

Capability Manager / System Design Authority for Countermeasures Systems
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Capability manager, Systems engineer, System Development, Countermeasure, Anti-Torpedo, Anti-missile, Towed array, EAD, Expendable acoustic device, ASW, Anti-submarine warfare, System Design Authority, Naval, Navy, Maritime, Underwater, Military, Product line manager.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.