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Systems Engineering Manager

Systems Engineering Manager

Job Title: Systems Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 893682_1504707419
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email: aleysha@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: September 06, 2017 15:17

Job Description

With a Systems Engineering background and proven experience leading teams and delivering projects in the Defence sector. You will have a good balance of a technical background and commercial understanding. Your knowledge and skills will be highly valued by this industry leading organisation. You will have the opportunity to work on high profile pieces of work within a dynamic and forward-thinking company.

As the Engineering Manager/Lead Engineer you will manage the delivery of the various military bids and programmes. The objective of the position is to lead an internationally based, multi-site Engineering team to develop bids, proposals and developments.

The successful candidate will lead a team of engineers conducting all aspects of development and integration, including responsibility for interpreting and delivering against the full suite of customer requirements.

The role requires significant experience and strong multi-domain understanding of military vehicle programmes, including integrated system implementation through hardware and software development combined with excellent leadership and communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

-The key responsibility is to define, plan, estimate cost, implement and deliver numerous Vehicle Development and Integration programmes. This role will encompass all delivery of programme phases including Systems Engineering, test and verification activities through the engineering lifecycle from Modelling & Simulation through to Design Proving and Reliability Growth Trials and span all relevant Defence Lines of Development.
-The successful candidate will also be responsible for defining and growing the required team to meet programmatic demand, preparing and providing review material and metrics reports to the Chief Engineer, and liaising with partner organisations, customers and industry stakeholders on all system development, integration and test matters.
-As part of ongoing pursuits, the role requires the individual to provide support to bids through the provision of technical and programme artifacts into research and development, bids and business development activities

Qualifications & Experience:

-A proven track record of military vehicle and system development, and technical leadership
-Highly developed customer facing and negotiating skills
-Thorough understanding of development, integration, test and acceptance procedures
-Cross Domain experience of military electronic, mechanical and software systems
-Ability to liaise with and present information to multi discipline and multinational team members
-Familiarity with current British Army tracked and wheeled vehicles, relevant Defence Standards and EC Directives.
-Appreciation of all Defence Lines of Development
-Willing to travel within the UK and internationally
-A strong background in military vehicle development, electronic and software systems development
-Project/Programme Management experience.

Job Title:Systems Engineering Manager
Salary: Competitive + benefits, flex time
Location:South Wales


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. This role is a PERMANENT position.

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