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Engineering Manager

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • £51.91 - £56.91 per hour

Engineering Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Christchurch as an Engineering Manager.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for leading a diverse engineering team to sustain existing systems and services, to support innovation ideas and develop new products of the future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Project Managers and System Designers to deliver our clients’ projects;
  • Leadership to a diverse engineering team of up to 15 engineers;
  • Scheduling and resource management of all aspects of the project lifecycle;
  • Adherence to business processes and governance;
  • Facilitate the evolution of innovation ideas;
  • Progress reviews, metrics and onward reporting;
  • Support to planning and estimating;
  • Management of technical risks.

Key skills & qualifications

Essential Skills:

  • Track record of leading the delivery or support of Enterprise, Project, System or Product level solutions and/or services;
  • Excellent people and communications skills;
  • Familiarity with planning tools (e.g. Microsoft Project);
  • Familiarity with budgets, costings and milestones;
  • Familiarity with techniques to track progress and reporting metrics;
  • Requirements Engineering and Management techniques;
  • System Engineering tools and processes;
  • Ability to produce technical publications (e.g. Word), diagrams (e.g. Visio), slide packs(e.g. PowerPoint), spreadsheets (e.g. Excel).

Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity of MOD Programmes such as those by Defence Digital or StratCom (e.g. NSoIT, CDIS, MORPHEUS, TRINITY, Interoperability Gateway IOG, NIOBE, FALCON);
  • Product safety, certification and legislative standards;
  • Recruitment of Personnel.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Rate: £56.91 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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