Electrical Portfolio Delivery Lead - Stevenage

Ref: 1767 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jun 2022
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Electrical Portfolio Delivery Lead 
Location:             Stevenage
Salary:                  £48,000 to £55,000 + Pension, Bonus & flexible working
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Portfolio Delivery Lead based within the Portfolio Management technical team, where you will be involved with managing all aspects of the Complex Weapons Portfolio products including technical risks and opportunities, obsolescence, and engineering commonality across projects.
You will gain exposure to the whole of the business, interaction with the UK MoD and influence engineering strategy for the future. This is an opportunity to use innovation and creative problem solving to drive growth into the business.
Electrical Portfolio Delivery Lead role
  • Manage portfolio products with all stakeholders to ensure that programme plans for dependencies exist and are coherent, including identification of key decision points
  • Manage obsolescence within the portfolio products
  • Manage and define the technical risk and opportunity register for portfolio products
  • Develop working relationships with projects to improve the effectiveness of Commonality, Modularity & Reuse of portfolio products
  • Plan for efficient cost/benefit of product development to projects and customer
  • Review predicted and measured benefits to ensure practical engineering solutions
  • Support architecture, planning and work load forecasts
  • Support roadmap for development of new products
  • Promote and maintain awareness of the aims, objectives and mission of the portfolio team
  • Support and represent the Chief Design Engineer at meetings and events
  • Technical advisor on portfolio products
Electrical Portfolio Delivery Lead  skills and qualifications required:
  • Communicate effectively at all levels with different engineering disciplines internally, external suppliers and the customer
  • Pragmatic and agile approach to solving engineering issues
  • A good understanding of the design process throughout the product life cycle
  • Think flexibly and creatively when presented with complex design challenges involving multiple stakeholders
  • Manage priorities effectively when presented with different issues across multiple projects
  • Technical experience desired: electrical/electronics, knowledge of defence/industry standards, etc. with degree level qualification or equivalent in a related subject. Ideally this would be within a defence related background, however, experience within other engineering industries will also be considered.
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a challenging and rewarding Electrical Portfolio Delivery Lead position within a world class engineering environment where you will have the opportunity to steer your career progression through networking and demonstration of novel thinking, with the freedom to operate in your own way to achieve your objectives.
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