Navigation Programme Manager - Central London - Contract

Recruiter
Advantage Resourcing
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
1224496490
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Navigation Programme Manager

Central London

6 month contract

£900 per day LTD.

Advantage resourcing are currently looking for a Programme Manager for a global space agency based in central London. It is an initial 6 month contract paying £900 per day LTD.

You will be working on the GNSS project in order to undertake an Engineering Design and Development Phase (EDDP) which will deliver a number of outputs related to design options for the project. You will be will be part of a small team, supporting the Technical Director in the definition of the technical strategy, oversight of the technical activities and mentoring of the Authority technical team.

Your Responsibilities:

* Undertake system engineering and planning activities necessary to prepare for the implementation of a UK GNSS capability
* Provide technical inputs to support the preparation of a Business Case for the UK GNSS Capability
* Develop Authority procurement and industrialisation plans to ensure that the programme procurement and implementation is aligned with UK Government objectives and constraints
* Initiate critical development activities and early Long Lead Item procurements

* Develop and maintain technical oversight strategy and plan.
* Collate top level engineering assumptions and risks from various UKGNSS technical specialists
* Review key programme technical documents.
* Chair and minute UK GNSS technical team programme reviews.
* Communicate and track actions from the UK GNSS technical team programme meetings.

Essential Skills:

* Bachelor's or master's Degree or equivalent is required in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Physics, or similar.
* A deep technical understanding of GNSS technologies across space/launch, system/ground and operations segments, the interoperability and trade off aspects across all technical areas of a GNSS system
* Extensive years of demonstrated navigation systems experience
* Extensive experience of the UK GNSS industry Sector
* Experience in technical programme management
* Experience of multiple stages of the system and product design lifecycles
* Experience of large system architecture design and logical design thinking
* An understanding of System Engineering principles and processes
* Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
* Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
* Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organisational skills

This is a high profile role with a deadline of Friday at 5.30. Please apply as soon as you can or for more detail on the position please call David Catterall on (phone number removed).

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