Strategic Weapons Systems Consultant

Strategic Weapons Systems Consultant

Job Title: Strategic Weapons Systems Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896900_1610983478
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2021 15:24

Job Description

Do you have a broad understanding of the Vanguard and Dreadnought Class SSBN designs and demonstrable experience in a Trident Strategic Weapon System within a leadership capacity?

Possessing a detailed understanding of the Strategic Weapon System, its operations, maintenance, and interfaces is essential

The role requires advanced project management skills and defined responsibilities for the delivery of projects to time, budget, and quality. Discharging this role successfully will require the following attributes.

*The ability to lead on the development of safety thinking and approaches.
*Effective stakeholder management and coordination within the Deterrent community.
*Willingness to work collaboratively in multi-disciplined teams authoring safety and environmental documentation.
*Leading workshops and meetings to develop safety and environmental case arguments and seek out further tasking.
*Technical review and comment on various safety documentation and processes within a Quality Management framework.
*Familiarity with US/UK relationship in a Deterrent Programme context.

Candidate Profiling

Our client is particularly interested in candidates who have worked extensively in a military submarine or MOD environment who are keen to apply and build upon their breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in a second dynamic and challenging career within a like-minded team.

Also, keen to attract high quality people who may have taken alternative routes to gaining the skills necessary for the role and who might bring additional skill sets into our offering to clients.

We would welcome applications from candidates who have experience with the Strategic Weapon System or other weapon systems acquired under Foreign Military Sales and are able to demonstrate how their skills could be applied to this role.

Key Requirements

*In-depth technical knowledge and understanding of SWS/SWSS operations, design, maintenance, and interfaces with Equipment Authorities; Platform Authorities and the US Department of Defence
*Proven technical lead/project management skills
*Knowledge of the Defence Safety Authority regulatory construct around the Nuclear enterprise, conventional Ordnance, Munitions & Explosives and Maritime Health, Safety and Environmental Protection.
*Knowledge of MOD procurement and safety management processes in a SWS context.
*Knowledge in the application of Project Oriented Safety Management System (POSMS) / Project Oriented Environmental Management System (POEMS) within the DE&S Acquisition Safety and Environmental Management System (ASEMS).

It is to your advantage if you meet or hold any or all the following additional requirements:

*An assessment of competence against the MOD's SWS Competence Framework.
*Accredited, current Project Management (e.g. APM, Prince 2) qualification.
*Degree qualified.
*Chartered Engineer Status.
*Current Developed Vetting status

Strategic Weapons Consultant
Competitive Salary + Benefits including Flexible Working, Pension, Health Benefits & More
SC Cleared

Safety Engineering, Safety Management Systems, Safety Cases, Naval, Submarines, Submariner, Surface Fleet, Surface Ship, Warship, Trident, Weapon Systems, Safety Critical Systems, Risk Management, Defence Standards, JSP, HAZOP, FMECA, FTA

This is a fantastic opportunity where you will be applying both existing skills and developing new skills in complex and challenging situations, whilst being actively supported in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions on top of a great benefits package.
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 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 role is a permanent position.

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