Engineering Manager - Systems Engineering

Electus Recruitment Solutions Limited
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that all company offerings align with the company strategic plan and that technology and product roadmaps are developed and maintained. In addition you will have System Design Authority responsibilities for one or more projects in the area.

Our client is well-established and respected, with a strong reputation for designing, developing and integrating complex systems for maritime, terrestrial and airborne applications across both the defence and commercial sectors.

Responsibilities will Include:
Capability planning and development of roadmaps to ensure that the Capability Area meets the relevant strategic objectives;
Identifying competitive and technical threats to the successful realisation of the strategy and mitigate these where possible within the Capability Area;
Supporting the sales and marketing team in the identifying and development of new opportunities within the Capability Area;
Engineering aspects of bids and proposals within the Capability Area;
Identifying opportunities for, and securing external R&D funding to develop the Capability Area's product portfolio and ensure that business objectives are satisfied;
Performing a System Design Authority role on nominated projects;
Providing coaching and mentoring to allocated engineers, to develop engineering competence within the business;
Securing and managing internal and external R&D funding to develop the product line

Skills & Experience Required
Degree in a relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science) or equivalent qualification / experience.
Knowledge of Systems Engineering best practices and common pitfalls.
Broad knowledge of Systems Engineering methodologies, processes and tools
Working knowledge / appreciation of software electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering.
Knowledge of fundamental commercial and financial issues.
Knowledge of Naval Sonar domain
Experience of sonar design
Demonstrable experience of electronic system design/development preferably in the Defence Naval/Marine Domain.
Familiarity with the whole system/product lifecycle.
Experience of writing proposals
System Design Authority experience
Occasional need for worldwide travel and being away from home for reasonable lengths of time

Engineering Manager - Systems Engineering
Salary negotiable

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.

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.

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