Head Of Deliveries - Defence

Sydenham, UK
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Ref:927663Salary:Extremely Attractive Base + Pension, Medical & BonusLocation:County AntrimDivision:SHIPBUILDING & YARDS JOBSFaststream Recruitment has been exclusively appointed a prestigious UK Shipyard to recruit a Head of Deliveries - Defence. Our ClientFollowing its recent acquisition by a London listed energy firm our Client is once again very much "open for business". They are now looking to build a team of top talent, who will support their ambitious growth plans. With a history spanning over 150 years of marine manufacturing experience they offer a unique combination of vast facilities and technical capability perfectly positioned to support the full life-cycle needs of the defence, commercial shipping, cruise & ferry, oil & gas and renewables sectors as well as major civils projects.The PositionReporting to the Head of Group Operations, the Head of Deliveries - Defence is responsible for the full end to end execution of all defence/naval projects taking place at the yard. You will operate in a customer facing capacity, as well as hands on management in the yard.We are looking for someone with exceptionally high level project management skills who has successfully delivered multiple mega new build or ship repair defence projects historically. You will be well versed in building project delivery teams as well as scaling up a work force utilising your own network and sub contractors.You will have spent a significant portion of your career to date within the defence sector, with prior employment with the likes of BAE, Babcock etc being very advantageous as well as other naval specific shipyards.We are looking for a collaborative team player, motivated by team success and a shared vision for long-term growth, who is committed and hardworking, with lots of energy The RewardOn offer is a very attractive and competitive remuneration package and the chance to be a part of the turnaround and significant growth agenda of one of the most historical shipyards in the world. Other benefits include: * Annual bonus * Pension contribution * 28 days holiday * Private medical insurance (depending on the role, please check)
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