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Date Added: Sat 24/10/2020

Head Of Functional Development

Bristol, UK
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Company: MBDA UK

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 40000 - 55000 - Benefits:

The Opportunity Opportunity to lead the delivery of the UK Networked Land Ceptor (NLC) system for the Command & Control and Ground Communication ; The successful applicant will join a very significant programme for MBDA, which will deliver a new capability to UK armed forces, at a critical phased in its development.
What are we looking for? Experience of working with software teams.
Ability to deliver under a complex programme with many stakeholders, and frequently changing priorities.
Effectively and timely decision making.
Excellent ‘can do’ attitude and pro-active behaviours.
A good appreciation of Systems Design core skills.
Strong people-management skills.
A flexible and adaptable approach.
Proven knowledge of company processes & tool sets.
What’s in it for you? Through working on the programme in this role, the role holder can expect to develop further their people and technical management skills and experience, experience in Model Based Systems Engineering and Rhapsody, hardware/software development and qualification and working with the ; The role provides an excellent opportunity play an influential role in the delivery to the Customer of a key programme, and to develop the skills and experience required for a project Chief Engineer.
What would you get? *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
The Role The role holder will manage the delivery of additional functionality for the UK Networked Land Ceptor product, for the Command and Control (C2) Subsystem, the Threat Evaluation and Weapon Assignment (TEWA) unit and the Ground Communication Subsystem (GCS).
These items comprise hardware and software and the role includes the overall system ; The role holder will manage the remaining functional development to completion, support the qualification of the weapon system into service, and support future export campaigns for the weapon system.
NLC is a highly innovative product and programme that required the implementation of a ‘rapid delivery’ culture, process and ; The team will need to deliver the C2 subsystem, which is the heart of the weapon system; the GCS, which provides the communications network for the weapon system; and the TEWA unit that informs the higher-level planning as to NLC the capability ; What’s great about the team? You will join an existing team that is in the final stages of development, qualification and delivery to the UK Customer, so there is the opportunity to help in achievement of programme deliverables that are very significant for MBDA and UK ; NLC will provide a step-change in the air defence capability for UK land forces:You will work collaboratively with the team to play a key role in the realisation of this change.
MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential.
We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working ; MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
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