Capability Manager (Naval Sonar)

Capability Manager (Naval Sonar)

Job Title: Capability Manager (Naval Sonar)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896083_1563800002
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2019 13:53

Job Description

Your knowledge of Systems Engineering and strong experience in Sonar System Development, will play a crucial part in leading the development of the next generation of Naval Sonars. As a Capability Manager (Naval Sonar), you will be responsible for developing the Naval Sonar market through customer and partner engagement; providing the thought-leadership required to develop the operational concepts; identifying and securing internal/external R&D programmes to develop these systems; acting as System Design Authority to provide the technical vision and assurance required to successfully develop these systems.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the design and manufacture of next generation Variable Depth and Hull Mount Sonars technology. 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 (Naval Sonar) to play a leadership role in the development of the next generation of Naval Sonars. The job includes;
*Acting as a Naval Sonar Domain Expert, including developing the product strategy and roadmaps.
*Developing the operational concepts for both single ship and force level ASW.
*Working with the Marketing Team to engage with Customers and Partners to develop the Naval Sonar market
*Provide technical and thought leadership in bids to secure R&D programmes.
*Keeping appraised of technical developments and future technology to ensure that the product portfolio evolves through both progressive and disruptive innovation.
*Identifying competitive / technical threats to the strategy and mitigating these where possible.
*Performing System Design Authority role on various Naval Sonar programmes including providing technical governance of engineering activities.
*Design sign-off through key stages of the lifecycle including design reviews.
*Identification and mitigation of Technical Risk.
*Product Certification and Compliance approval (all technical aspects, including contractual & legislative).

About You:

*To be suitable for the Capability Manager (Naval Sonar) 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. You will need strong experience in the operation or development of naval sonars and an appreciation of software, electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering.

Capability Manager (Naval Sonar)
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Capability manager, Systems engineer, System Development, Sonar, System Design Authority, Naval, Navy.

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.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.