Research Project Lead

Research Project Lead

Job Title: Research Project Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westbury, Wiltshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896571_1578934834
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
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Job Published: January 13, 2020 17:00

Job Description

This role is to firstly lead a Defence Logistics research contract and secondly to be involved in the wider business, particularly regarding Defence Logistics. You will not necessarily have a dedicated team but will have flexible access to the rest of the Business resource, drawing upon experts in novel manufacturing; data analytics; cost engineering and research exploitation. You will be expected to help cohere research across several strands in order to generate the best set of outcomes for the customer, continue to enhance Our client's excellent reputation and support healthy business development into this area. You will also be able to identify skills gaps and/or shortages that could enhance the research, enabling further recruitment and growth.

Our client is a small consultancy providing analysis and decision support, primarily to the Defence Industry. Providing analysis covering cost estimating and modelling, risk, schedule and benefits. Our client's analysis methods are applied to a wide range of novel technology and research topics. Recent topics have included Augmented Reality, Additive Manufacturing, Robotics and Autonomy, Advanced Forensics and usage of Genetic Data.

You will have the following experience

*Change Management
*Stakeholder engagement
*Undertaking 'Futures' Research
*Defence or Commercial Logistics
*Lean Six Sigma
*Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
*Digital Transformation
*Advanced manufacturing methods
*Robotics and Autonomy; Warehouse Automation
*Leading Defence research tasks

Title: Research Project Lead
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: Westbury.

Key Skills: Project Management, Research, Research Projects, Change Management, Logistics, Defence Logistics, Digital Transformation, Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Novel Technology, Novel Thinking Defence, Maritime, Aerospace.

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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

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 role

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