Technical Project Manager - Subsystems

Technical Project Manager - Subsystems

Job Title: Technical Project Manager - Subsystems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896691_1582736568
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2020 17:02

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with associated international travel, whilst developing design solutions for the next generation of defence systems.

We currently have an opportunity for a Technical Project Manager, based in Stevenage.

As Subsystems Technical Project Manager, you will be accountable for leading a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver a systems project into UK and non-UK programmes. This role has responsibility across the whole product lifecycle, for delivery on time, cost, and quality.

This role suits an individual who is interested in both project and technical management of a design team and project team, requiring the production and updating of costed engineering plans and working with other project teams to ensure customer needs are met. In addition to your primary role in expediting a programme of work you'll be supporting the wider technology plans and re-use strategies to ensure that the product is aligned with future business needs.

Generate the Statement of Work for the Sub-System and provide technical input to Sub-System supplier assessments and selection.
Act as the technical interface for the subsystem design authority and the main project
Oversee the derivation and co-specification of the Sub-System requirements baseline (e.g. Technical Requirements Specification, Environmental Requirements Specification, etc.) and interface definitions (Physical Requirements Drawing, Electrical Interface Definition, Functional Interface Definition, etc.).
Review Sub-System performance & compliance throughout the development phase and, where necessary, facilitate requirements trades with the Project Team and Design Authority to address identified risks & non-compliances.
Provide overall Technical/Programme management of the Work Package to ensure On-Time, On-Cost, On-Quality delivery of the Sub-System into the Project.

It is essential that you have the following Qualifications and Skills:

Ideally degree qualified or equivalent in an engineering or scientific discipline with relevant working experience.
Good engineering judgment / understanding, ideally with experience of some or all of the following areas: Mechanical, Electrical, Thermal, Stress, Safety, Environmental, Reliability, Production, Project Management.
A Passion to achieve success.
Experience of delivering subcontracted subsystems.
Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills supported by office IT software skills.
Application of appropriate personal behaviours including self-motivation, initiative, leadership, adaptability, planning and organisation.
Capability to travel in the UK/Europe/US/Etc. on a regular basis.

Job Title:Technical Project Manager - Subsystems
Salary:Competitive and negotiable + excellent bonus + excellent benefits
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job ID:896691


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.