Technical Manager

Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lincolnshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/10/2019
Reference: 896257_1569397525
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2019 08:45

Job Description

Our client based in Waddington is looking for a Technical Manager to join their team on a contract basis.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth day to day running of the on-site facilities team delivering the Distributed Synthetic Air/Land Training system at the Air Battlespace Training Centre.

The Technical Manager's key role is to ensure the technical infrastructure is configured and operationally capable, with all supporting resources in place.

The Technical Manager is the interface between the on-site facilities team and the MOD's White Force, who design and deliver the training and rehearsal scenarios in line with an agreed schedule.

As the new Technical Manager you will also work closely with the programme and technical team to ensure upgrades, continuous improvements and bespoke technical configurations are accepted and aligned with the on-site facilities team operations.

This is a 13 month contract role and you must hold current SC clearance for this position. Occasional travel to other sites in the UK will also be required.

Key Accountabilities
*Technical system is operationally capable and ready on time
*Provide system technical reports and support monthly on-site facility team performance reviews
*Understand and apply relevant regulatory, safety and company standards in the course of work
*Direct and participate in engineering trouble shooting, resolving with minimal service disruption
*Engage with stakeholders, project managers and senior technical staff to ensure customer and business needs are satisfied appropriately and problems are mitigated

Key Capabilities
*Engineering or technical management experience
*Understanding of technology behind synthetic training system and be able to rapidly assimilate Distributed Synthetic Air/Land Training
*Anticipate challenges and determine how they should be addressed
*Communicate effectively with customers, subcontractors, technical and business stakeholders

Essential skills and Qualifications
*Technical leadership and negotiation
*Understand intent of training systems
*Customer and subcontractor management
*Operational Process and Service Delivery
*Stakeholder and risk management
*Professional Engineering Qualification or equivalent experience
*Minimum of 5 years' experience in a relevant field

Desirable skills
*Distributed synthetic training systems
*Network security
*Synthetic and simulated environments
*System Engineering processes
*Engineering assurance
*MOD training and rehearsal

Additional Information:
Location of work: Waddington
Contract role
Duration: 13 months
SC Clearance is essential for this position

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 is a contract role.

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