Functional People Manager - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6666 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Apr 2024

Location:              Stevenage

Salary:                   Up to £60,000 P/A + excellent bonus + benefits

Hours:                   37 hours per week (12 Month Fixed term Contract)

Do you want to join a business, who value inclusivity, a three-time gold investor in people award winner, an advocate of supporting women in engineering and developing their people to be the best they can be?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Functional People Manager to join an ambitious, highly regarded, scientific engineering / manufacturing business that are in a position of sustained growth.

This is a great opportunity to join the evolved Electronics Engineering organisation on a fixed term contract for the next 12 months and play a major role in shaping its future.

An engineering appreciation is beneficial for some aspects of the role, but a passion, focus, drive, and vision to lead a team to deliver successfully is most important.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Friendly environment!
    • Restaurant, On site Medical Centre, Parking / Easy Access to train station, Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop, Sports & Social Club and More

What you will be doing:

  • Support/Lead change programmes to meet a dynamic environment delivering equipment critical to the defence of our nation and its front-line forces
  • Deliver high quality development and performance evaluations in order to maximise the potential of our people for today and for the future
  • Lead the development and harmonisation of processes that are fit for the rapid development of cutting-edge technologies
  • Monitor, review, and report progress against technical and schedule deadlines with support from a technical delivery leads and functional team leaders
  • With the help of our Technical Expert community, reinforce technical excellence through robust design activity
  • Support the recruitment process to meet our workload and skills needs
  • Motivate people/teams to pull together to deliver through challenging technical and time bound environments

Skills Required:

  • Degree qualified, ideally in Electronics, Physics or similar
  • The ability to lead by example and empower people
  • Manage and lead the wellbeing and development of people, by motivating people/teams to pull together to deliver through the most challenging technical and time bound environments
  • The ability to make the decisions needed when required
  • Work to change fixed mind-sets if necessary to help deliver excellence and go the extra mile when needed

You will need to obtain UK Security Clearance for this role.  This will require you to either be a UK Citizen or UK Dual Citizen.  Some restrictions may apply.

Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.

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