Configuration Manager

£45000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
James Beswarick
Clearance Level
Job Type
Your experience in configuration management within the defence or aerospace industry will add considerable value to my client, who is a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will be responsible for co-ordinating, supporting and influencing major change meetings and controlling any changes with products. You will be joining a close knit team that has an influence across all parts of the project lifecycle.

The responsibilities for this role will include:

You will be responsible for the first line supervision of the configuration team
Responsible for allocating work to Configuration Engineers and Configuration Assistants making sure the relevant documentation is completed for every task
Manage Configuration Items by managing their requirements and ensuring they conform
ensure that all Configuration Managements tasks are accomplished in the proper sequence
To provide guidance and avoid excessive costs that result from operating in a corrective action mode
Incorporation, administration and management of the key Design and Configuration tool set
Chairing and managing Regular Configuration Change Boards Configuration Implementation Boards and other CM related meetings
You will be responsible for Continuous improvement of Configuration Management processes

To be suitable for this role your experience will include:

You will have experience within a Configuration Management role
Knowledge of configuration management principles, processes and standards
Team management experience
Comfortable with dealing with people at all levels within the company


Configuration Manager
Buckinghamshire, Middlesex, South East
Salary: £45-48K

Keywords: Configuration Engineer, Configuration Manager, Product Data Management, Change Manager

With some of the most sophisticated technology in the defence sector this is an exciting and rewarding place to work.

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.

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

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

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