Head of Combat Systems Integration

Head of Combat Systems Integration

Job Title: Head of Combat Systems Integration
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00013018_1493809712
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2017 12:08

Job Description

Our client is the leading independent centre of engineering design, design support and technical services for defence customers. From concept design to acquisition support, they are known for their innovation, expertise and ability to tackle the most complex design issues. Their strong track record in naval platform design for surface warships, submarines and auxiliaries is thanks to their people, including systems engineers, naval architects, marine engineers and software developers.

Job description
We are currently looking for a strong systems and project manager to work as Head of Combat Systems Integration acting as a professional Head of Department to the Company's Combat Systems Integration Team. You will be responsible for the conduct and delivery of the technical work within the department.
As the team you would manage is split between Bath and Weymouth, you would need to split your time between the two sites.

The team is currently working on a wide variety of key projects and work streams for the company, examples of which are as follows:

Providing Independent Technical Advice, and peer review to our customers
Providing expertise to our Platform Design projects (e.g. the MARS Fleet Tanker and Norwegian LSV)
Providing platform installation guidance support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
Designing capability upgrades and modifications for in-service submarine
Providing platform installation guidance for Special fit projects on Surface Ships and Submarines
Undertaking a risk based review of technical documentation for Submarines and Surface Ships
Producing technical documentation for the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carriers
Providing input to the teams undertaking in-house R&D projects

Key Experience
We are looking for people with a broad experience of Combat systems engineering and systems integration. To be successful in the role you will need the following:
Extensive experience of the CSI aspects of surface and submarine warship design
Experience of successfully managing high calibre technical staff
Sound experience of Project Management techniques and practices
Excellent communication skills at all levels
Good negotiating and influencing skills
A strategic perspective with the ability to forward plan and develop new business ideas is a must for this role

Role: Head of Combat Systems Integration
Location: Bath / Weymouth
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000

Combat systems, Integration, Systems engineer, Submarine, Surface Ship, Warship, Design, Management, Staff management, Project management.

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 permanent.

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