Senior Engineering Manager - Communications

£75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
06 Jun 2017
04 Jul 2017
Glenn Vickery
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Engineering Manager – Communications

This is an immediate requirement for a Head of Engineering or Engineering Manager with experience of delivering complex large scale systems.

The purpose of this Senior Engineering Delivery Manager role is to provide functional leadership of the Engineering team supporting delivery of contracted programmes within the C4i business area. The portfolio of programmes includes several major contracts; hence it is a significant role. The functional leadership role encompasses capability management, delivery performance management and governance of engineering activity. The role reports to the Engineering Director, with the various Programme Directors being key stakeholders.

Re-locators are also welcome to apply and my client can offer assistance to those who qualify.



Responsibilities for this Engineering Manager role

- Accountable for ensuring delivery of Engineering content of a programme(s) in support of a particular business area to On Time Acceptable Delivery (OTAD) criteria.
- Accountable for Engineering Governance, including Design and Safety Certification for programmes within the C4i portfolio.
- Accountable for Functional Management of the C4i Engineering Delivery Team.
- Resourcing and Governance of bids within the business area.
- Provision of capability sustainment and development within the business area.
- Contribute towards the leadership of the Mission Systems UK Engineering function as a part of the Engineering Management Team.

Requirements for this Engineering Manager role

- Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence in design and delivery of large scale systems, or a background that provides the equivalent transferrable experience/competence.
- Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence in functional management of an Engineering team.
- Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence in the Tactical Communications domain, or a background that provides the equivalent transferrable experience/competence.
- Demonstrable experience/competence in Leadership & Management roles.
- A demonstrable ability to think at the systems level and innovate.
- A demonstrable ability to build effective relationships.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Excellent analysis and decision making skills.
- Excellent business awareness.


Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.

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