Head of Engineering
Excellent salary discussed on application
Paid housing, Utilities paid, Car serviced and fuelled, 40 days holiday, Medical Insurnace and more
Fully accountable for effective management of engineering function and for governance in line with processes and customer expectation.
As Design Authority ensure systems meet standards and customer requirements.
Responsible for leading engineering best practice and maintaining capability.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the delivery of the Engineering output required to support the customer. As such, the Engineering Manager will:
Ensure that engineering design and practice is conducted and wholly resourced appropriately to standards
Provide a SDA function, managing design reviews etc in line with Customer needs.
Be responsible for the appropriate management of the Engineering function with regard to commercial contractual obligations
Be the prime contact for technical matters relating to work
Provide ‘hands-on’ engineering management of key bids and programmes to supplement the existing engineering management teams.
Fully accountable for managing the Engineering team and output within budget and for completing appropriate commercial processes required to facilitate/support financial revenue.
Fully accountable for maintaining records of Engineering effort/time in accordance with standard practice.
Responsible for delivering Engineering operations to current best practice within budget constraints.
Responsible to provide Through Life Management
CONTACT WITH OTHERS (Internal/External/Meetings):
The Head of Engineering will be expected to come into contact with UK MOD, suppliers, management and other corporate visitors. Travel between UK and Saudi Arabia will be expected. Will be expected to act as customer friend and single point of contact for engineering.
JUDGEMENT/DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY (Specific Responsibilities):
Delegated budget responsibility with authorised limits, appropriate for the position
Authority on approval of design reviews.
UK Bachelors Degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
Over 10 years proven experience in a similar role, senior level design authority and team lead experience on complex large value systems.
Practitioner level experience in systems engineering, ISO 15288
Good standard of written and spoken English
Business experience in the Defence Sector
Experience in delivery of communications services
Knowledge ITIL processes
Experience of living or working in the Middle East