Engineering Project Lead
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.