Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer

Job Title: Chief Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlesex, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894923_1529419567
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2018 15:46

Job Description

Chief Engineer - Secure Communications
If you are looking for a change or step up in your career, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. My client who are leaders in the defence industry are looking for a Chief Engineer to join their team.
The purpose of the role would be to manage and lead all aspects of the business unit's engineering function. You will also provide line management, resource management, and technical leadership for a large group of multi-disciplinary engineers delivering multiple concurrent development and production programmes.
Key Responsibilities
-Provision of line management, resource management, and technical leadership for large group of multi-disciplinary engineers to ensure that all employees are actively developed, and suitably skilled resources are applied to all development programmes
-Work with Programme Management to ensure that engineering deliverables are made on time, to budget and are of suitable functionality and quality.
-Create continuous improvement in engineering capability in terms of people, practices, tools and technology.
-Provide strategic direction to the department: defines and delivers progressive technical roadmap that supports business needs; manages PV budget and developments to cost and schedule; works to ensure that all development activities (funded and PV) support the technical roadmap as far as possible.
-Support bids and proposals with technical resource - provides clear and compelling technical proposals and accurate estimates of cost for all engineering activities.
-Ensure all development is compliant with relevant internal and external processes and legislation, supports associated audits in this regard, minimising and closing non-conformances.
-Provide the senior technical relationship with customers, suppliers and other external bodies; use this to constructively further the company's strategic and programmatic aims.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
-Demonstrable and significant experience in line management and resource management of multi-disciplinary teams.
-Technical depth and credibility in the area of radio communications and security systems and products
-Track-record of delivering large, complex multi-disciplinary development programmes to budget and schedule
-Degree in an engineering or similar field or have equivalent experience.
-Position - Chief Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Middlesex
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Engineer, Management, Leadership, Electronic, Hardware, Software, Radio, Secure Communications, Programme
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.

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