Software/GSE Engineering Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Jul 16, 2018
Aug 14, 2018
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Immediate start!

The role is a permanent position and the successful candidate will be based in Bristol, UK.

Our Client has more than 40 years' experience in the design, integration, testing, operation and commissioning of innovative space systems. Using some of the world's most sophisticated technologies, our teams create solutions that monitor our oceans, help us better understand climate change and drive scientific progress. They're also a world-leader in satellite telecommunications. And because we supply the International Space Station, we play a pivotal role in helping mankind explore the universe.

Primary Purpose of Role:

Engineering Managers (EMs) will be responsible for the following within their specific Engineering Department:

Delivering day to day line management for the people in the Software / GSE engineering department, including performance management, development actions, resource allocation and technical oversight.

Direct delivery of specified engineering tasks in the fulfilment of bids and projects.

Reviewing workload requirements and assigning resources, providing regular reporting and escalating conflicts to Engineering Group Manager (EGM).

Producing and deploying skills development plans and resourcing plans in association with the EGMs.

Responsibility of Work Package deliverables (by being responsible for Work Package Manager deliverables, estimating hours and milestones within Work Packages, Bids and Studies).

Cost estimating and time, cost and quality monitoring. Ensuring day to day adherence with these requirements for the specific Engineering Department.

Work with existing Skills Leads, team members and EGMs on personal development (PDDs) and performance (AADs).

Perform ad-hoc additional duties that arise from time to time and are consistent with the nature of this position

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

A degree in space or aerospace engineering - or a compatible subject (involving significant technical / scientific content)

Significant Experience (minimum 6 years) of working in a space / aerospace or related industry in a complex stakeholder environment, (multi-country, multi customer, multi discipline)

A positive track record of delivering engineering solutions on time, to cost, quality and budget in a bid / project management context.

Previous supervisory experience in a project / engineering context

Previous experience of developing and deploying skills and resource plans.
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