Engineering Manager - Sonars

Engineering Manager - Sonars

Job Title: Engineering Manager - Sonars
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896548_1578391636
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 10:07

Job Description

Our defence engineering and underwater warfare specialist client is seeking an Engineering Manager to provide Engineering oversight of a number of Sonar and Countermeasures projects within the Sonars business unit to ensure timely project delivery of compliant systems within the agreed budgets.

As the successful candidate you will work closely with the various Project Engineering Leads to ensure that the technical solution is sound, the engineering work is following process, the work is properly bounded with Work Packages, and there are sufficient resources deployed to meet the project timescales.

You can be based out of the client's sites in Middlesex, Buckinghamshire, or Dorset.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

As Engineering Manager your responsibilities will include:

Ensuring all projects have the appropriate level of Work Package Management applied, with regular review and reporting of progress against the Work Packages
Supporting the Project Engineering Leads in the delivery of their projects by ensuring all aspects of the delivery are being considered and that company processes are being followed
Ensuring there is a coherent strategy for the delivery of the various projects within the Business Stream
Reviewing the risks across individual projects and the wider business area and ensuring suitable mitigation strategies are in place
Supporting the Functional Leads and Project Engineering Leads in the allocation of appropriate resource, and for resolving resource conflicts within the Business Steam
Early identification of project issues impacting compliance, schedule, milestones or costs, development of mitigation and/or recovery strategies and appropriate escalation to the Senior Management Team
Ensuring Internal Research and Development work within the Business Stream is properly resourced, planned and conducted.
Supporting the Project Engineering Leads in the development and delivery of design reviews
Supporting the Bid Manager and Capability Managers in the development and review of the cost books for future opportunities with the Business Stream
Providing mentoring to the Project Engineering Leads

About you:

Experience of leading or overseeing complex projects
Experience across a wide range of engineering disciplines, preferably in the defence sector
Degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline
Working knowledge of sonar desirable
Used to dealing with a wide range of stakeholders and senior management
Experience across the whole project lifecycle, from bids and proposals through to in-service support
Ability to disseminate a wide range of technical information from subject matter experts

Job Title: Engineering Manager - Sonars and Countermeasures Projects
Location: Middlesex OR Buckinghamshire OR Dorset
Job Type: Perm
Job ID: 896548


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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.