Engineering Project Lead

Location
Stevenage
Salary
competitive hourly rate
Posted
17 May 2018
Closes
14 Jun 2018
Ref
1149129
Contact
Neil Freeman
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Contract

An Engineering Project Lead is required for a long term contract assignment based in Hertfordshire.

The successful candidate will lead the Qualification, Certification and delivery programme of an Electronics and Power Unit that is required to work in a rugged environment. The role involves both technical and programme management of a multidisciplinary design related team. * Maintain schedule plan and manage associated budget for this project (£'s, people requirements & spend) to include Cost at Completion and Work Load Forecast exercises * Manage a multi-disciplinary team to deliver the work, making key decisions (technical and programme) as required, setting priorities for the team and driving progress * Provide and present, as required, regular progress reporting packs * Call in technical expertise as required from the relevant Technical Expert community to assist in making technical decisions where necessary * Liaise with support organisations as required to ensure delivery, including internal & external manufacturing organisations, quality, procurement etc.

Skills/Experience: * To be suitable for this role, Individuals will be able to demonstrate a significant number of the following attributes: * Proven relevant electronics design experience (mainly digital electronics plus power supply), preferably for harsh environments (EMC, Vibration, thermal). * Proven ability to manage the development and delivery of defence related electronic equipment through all stages of the development process but focused on the qualification and delivery of product * Ideally degree qualified * Planning and organisation skills with a record of delivering to time and cost * Strong negotiating and influencing skills * Self-starter with drive, energy and enthusiasm and a clear focus on delivery and results.

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