Engineering Delivery Manager

Engineering Delivery Manager

Job Title: Engineering Delivery Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New Malden, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17261_1631006875
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2021 10:27

Job Description

Your in depth understanding of systems engineering (specifically Submarine or Naval Systems) and understanding of marine or defence standards will help you to support my client as an Engineering Delivery Manager. As an Engineering Delivery Manager, you will lead a multidisciplinary technical team in order to deliver Platform Management System projects to cost and schedule. This includes the design and development of hardware and software, hardware production and delivery of the safety case.

You will have the opportunity to work for a leading engineering specialist who solves the toughest problems in marine, space, aeronautics, defence and cyberspace engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of their customers worldwide. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

About the job:

Our client currently requires an Engineering Delivery Manager to join the Defence Systems Engineering Team. You will provide support across three programme areas (Surface Ships, Submarines and Naval Services). You will help drive the other functions through the Project Lifecycle from Customer needs to Validation (and closeout). Members of the team are embedded within each of these programme areas and help to drive good Systems Engineering practice across all our projects.

Role Responsibilities:

Programme Planning
*Creation of management plans
*Creation of 3-Point Development Estimates
*Ensure that your team agree and buy into the Development Estimates for their work
*Ensure that Development Estimates are correctly represented in Programme Plans
Design, Development & Qualification
*Leading a multidisciplinary technical team, including System Engineering, Control Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Safety and Verification & Validation
*Providing a senior technical interface with the customer
*Delivering the project to cost and schedule
*Responsible for the engineering management plan and adherence to it
*Ensure adequate engineering resource and skill sets are maintained for the project
*Demonstrate technical progress to a steering group
*Engage with the technical governance team to apply lessons learnt from other projects
*Drive for engineering best practice across the lifecycle
*Support the preparation of contract changes and proposals
*Be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
*Carry out any other reasonable management request
Review and Audit
*Ensure that you involve the Governance Team early enough for time for Programme Reviews.
*Periodic self-assessment, review and audit of:
odesign standards
o processes & procedures in the quality system.

About you:
As an Engineering Delivery Manager your skills and qualifications will include:
*Design, development, integration and verification of complex electronic systems and equipment
*Familiar with requirements specification techniques and system engineering processes
*Submarine operation and systems
*experience delivering systems to SIL2
*Electronic control and instrumentation systems
*Safety critical processes
*Experienced in engineering management, people management and leading large technical teams
*Experienced with delivering complex integration projects
*Full project lifecycle experience
*Experienced with customer interaction and management at a senior level
Desirable Experience:
*Platform Management Systems
*Industrial PLC and SCADA control systems and networks.
*IEC 61508 Functional Safety, or equivalent.
*Common defence hardware and software development standards
*Awareness and appreciation of Agile Principles
*Experience defence, maritime, aerospace, or a similarly regulated industrial sector.
*Commercial exposure in delivering technical bids & proposals

Engineering Delivery Manager
New Malden
Competitive salary

Keywords: Systems engineer, Engineering delivery, Manager, Marine, Submarine, Defence, Requirements management, Definition, Design, Integration, Verification, Marine electronic equipment, Marine navigation, Military, DEF STAN.

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.

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, to SC level.

This is a permanent position.

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