Lead Project Engineer - Military Comms

Recruiter
Matchtech
Location
Farnborough
Salary
£48k - £60k pa
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead Project Engineer - Military Comms

This is an immediate requirement for a Lead Project Engineer or Lead Systems Engineer with experience of working in a Project / Client facing role.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Lead Project Engineer to work for a leading Electronic Communication design company in the Farnborough area. This Lead Project Engineer role will be working on a number of new satcom products being developed for both the UK and international markets.

The ideal candidate will have strong engineering background, savvy enough to sit in front of customers as well and liaise with program managers. The right candidate does not have to have Sr. Engineering experience, but a desire to grown into that role.

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JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities for this Lead Project Engineer role

- We are looking for a versatile and self-motivated Project Engineer to provide leadership and coordination, initially within our Information Assurance business area
- You will adopt a technical leadership role of a team of engineers for one or more projects, providing day to day guidance, direction, and inter-disciplinary coordination to ensure the team is heading in a common direction.
- You will also be expected to identify appropriate staff to resolve engineer problems and ensure solutions are implemented based on sound and considered technical decisions; technical risk management is key to this role.
- Working closely with Project Managers, you will be a key component in the execution and delivery of a project by providing resource forecasting, schedule preparation and progress reviews.
- You will act as the interface between the customer and engineering to ensure clear communication of customer requirements and successful integration of engineering components.
- You will be expected to provide guidance and mentoring to enable growth of engineers to progress into the project engineering function.

Requirements for this Lead Project Engineer role

- Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline - higher qualifications considered a bonus
- Proven experience in the role of Project Engineer or similar
- Successful track record of delivering projects from requirements definition through to acceptance
- Experience of leading multi-disciplinary project teams
- Schedule generation
- Risk management
- Stakeholder management both internal and external
- Flexible and able to work well in a fast-paced environment
- Configuration and change management
- Tenacious and self-motivated
- Mentoring experience
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines

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Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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