Future Programmes Project Manager/System Engineer Defence and Security

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Airbus Defence and Space
Stevenage GBR
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10426904 SJ EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff – engineer
Functional Area
Project Management
Contract Type
Permanent contract
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Full time
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Future Programmes Project Manager/System Engineer Defence and Security
Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europes number one space enterprise and the worlds second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
Due to a fantastic growth period, Airbus Defence and Space (ADS) is looking for a Future Programmes Project Manager/System Engineer. The Advanced Projects department in ENS Stevenage is responsible for all mission and system proposals and studies up to Phase B1. It also provides key resources including proposal managers to major proposals for implementation (PhaseB2/CD) projects.A key position is available for a proposal/study manager to work in this team managing high profile proposal and study activities in the defence and security perimeter. The Proposal/Study Manager will co-ordinate and produce the proposals (Invitation to tender – ITT response) and manage studies and technology development activities.
Tasks & accountabilities
Delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals/study data packs within customer defined timeframesManagement of the proposal/study teamsGenerating new defence and security mission concepts.Development of mission and spacecraft design and assessment of system performance.Delivery of proposals/studies within agreed budgetsCoordination of standard company proposal/study reviewsInterface with a variety of stakeholders, including senior ENS management, sales and marketing, engineering teams, cost engineering, finance, and commercial.This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Companys success, reputation and sustainable growth.
Required skills
Experience working with Defence and Security CustomersSystem engineering experience at spacecraft or payload levelAbility to communicate and influence at a senior levelStrong time management / prioritisation skillsStrong written English language skillsExcellent attention to detail.Other requirements:Degree in Physics/Engineering or equivalent.Track record of delivering high quality work on time and within budget.Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We cant promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts youThe successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.
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Airbus Defence and Space
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