Team Leader - Simulation and Modelling


Job summary

circa £55,000
Design, Systems Engineering, Modelling
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

You will be leading a Simulation and Modelling team with a range of experiences to deliver a variety of mathematical models in to a complex weapons programme.

Job Title: Team Leader - Simulation and Modelling

Salary: circa £55,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage (We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 4-5 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship.

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

You will be responsible for the continued delivery of existing models as well as preparing for and delivering new models for future and emerging needs. This will require an understanding of mathematical models and quality processes, managing complex project needs through careful stakeholder management, and supporting the team's development.

In addition, you will be part of a leadership group within the Simulation and Modelling department looking to establish new ways of working for existing and future programmes and interacting with colleagues across MBDA to create shared practices.

What we're looking for from you:

  • Experience of stakeholder management, coordination and planning.

  • Ability to lead technical activities across multiple projects

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of the roles of performance models and development

Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave:
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more…
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.


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