Deputy Engineering Delivery Manager (Hardware)

Deputy Engineering Delivery Manager (Hardware)
  • £64,000 - £80,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • New Malden, London, England, UK New Malden London GBR KT3 4NR
Job Ref: BBBH121664
Date Added: 23 November 2022

Deputy Engineering Delivery Manager (Hardware)RoleA key member of the Systems Engineering function, this role ensures programme work is delivered on time, budget and to the required scope through robust plans. The Defence Systems Engineering Team provides support across the three programme areas (Surface Ships, Submarines and Naval Services), helping drive the other functions through the Project Lifecycle from Customer needs to Validation (and closeout).The Deputy Engineering Delivery Manager is responsible for leading a multidisciplinary technical team in order to deliver Platform Management System projects to cost and schedule. This includes the design and development of hardware, hardware production and delivery of the safety case. This role is support to the Engineering Delivery Manger, who has a specific focus on the Software development and production. Therefore, this role is focused on the Hardware development and delivery.Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a multidisciplinary technical team, including System Engineering, Control Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Safety, Security and Verification & Validation
  • Providing a senior technical interface with the customer
  • Delivering the project to cost and schedule
  • Responsible for the engineering management plan and adherence to it
  • Ensure adequate engineering resource and skill sets are maintained for the project
  • Demonstrate technical progress to a steering group
  • Engage with the technical governance team to apply lessons learnt from other projects
  • Support the preparation of contract changes and proposals
  • Be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
  • Carry out any other reasonable management request

Management, Tracking & Reporting

  • Lead the team to deliver the planned outputs to time, cost and quality, prioritising work, resolving issues or escalating as necessary
  • Drive the decision-making processes for exceptional activities or circumstances and deviations
  • Support risk reviews, programme reviews and design reviews
  • Creation of management plans
  • Creation of 3-Point Development Estimates
  • Ensure that your team agree and buy into the Development Estimates for their work
  • Ensure that Development Estimates are correctly represented in Programme Plans

Design, Development & Qualification

  • Drive industry best practice for engineering designing, development, integration, verification, validation and qualification
  • Ensure designs comply with approved management plans, using approved design methods, competent personnel, effective delivery systems and design processes
  • Engage effectively with the Governance Team on Programme constraints, challenges and changes
  • Ensure deliverables are appropriately reviewed and checked by competent persons via single discipline and inter-discipline checks

Review and Audit

  • Involve the Governance Team early enough to guarantee time for Programme Reviews
  • Conduct periodic self-assessment, review and audit of design standards, methods, competencies and processes & procedures in the quality system

General Operational / Team Leader duties

  • Attend departmental meetings as required
  • Remain compliant with all applicable Business Management / Command Media Processes and procedures
  • Support the functional lead in developing and growing a professional and engaged team
  • Understand and apply all policies, processes and procedures around people management, compliance and governance

Competency/Skill requirements

  • Adept at problem-solving, able to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organised, adept at workload management and prioritising appropriately to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities
  • Proactive team worker, equally self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with good technical writing skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Engaging 'can do' attitude
  • Proficient user of MS office
  • Competent in face-to-face presentation delivery and able to present relevant information

Person SpecificationEssential qualifications / experience

  • Degree-qualified in a relevant engineering / technical subject (e.g. electrical engineering or similar).
  • Evidenced substantial experience in a Systems Engineering role
  • Knowledge of System Engineering models and techniques.
  • Experience of systems requirements management, definition, design, integration, acceptance and analysis
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in requirements management
  • Team leadership or a strong aptitude for managing and developing people
  • Able to work with people effectively at all levels, using well-developed influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Able to deal with internal and external customers in a professional way, both in person, over the phone and by email

Preferred qualifications/experience/knowledge

  • Relevant experience within defence, maritime, aerospace, or a similarly regulated industrial sector
  • Knowledge of requirements management tools (e.g. DOORS or similar), marine electronic equipment and/or the marine environment, maritime machinery and plant systems and control
  • Knowledge of Control Systems and experienced and/or knowledgeable with PLC, SCADA and related Operational Technology systems
  • Familiar with military environmental standards (e.g. DEF STAN 00-35, 59-411)
  • Knowledge and experience of safety critical systems (SIL 2 / 3) and IEC 61508 Safety Systems
  • INCOSE Associate/Certified Systems Engineering Professional certification
  • Chartered Engineer

Other requirements

  • Travel requirements: Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team/customer meetings and training activities
  • Clearance requirements: Post-holder must hold and maintain UK Government clearances where required

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

23/12/2022 11:32:46
GBP 64000.00 80000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Christopher Snehath

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