Project Head of Verification & Performance - Stevenage

Ref: 980 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Sep 2021
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Location:               Stevenage

Salary:                   Up to £55,000 P/A + Excellent Bonus, and benefits

Hours:                   37 hours per week

Are you looking for an exciting career move where you will be heading up a systems level verification and performance acceptance team on a major technical project that is critical to UK defence and security? If yes, then this could be for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic engineer to head up a team in the delivery of system level verification and performance assessment on a large technical programme with multiple export opportunities. Elements of the programme range from bids through to in-service. The programmes are diverse in nature including the full system design, a training solution, and an operational analysis model.  

You will need to be confident in managing crucial deliveries across multiple programmes; ensuring priorities are balanced within the group and adapting to changing circumstances. To succeed in this role a successful candidate will need to manage a wide range of external stakeholders, including the UK and export customers.

This is a chance to head an important group that has wide-ranging responsibilities which include performance assessment, safety studies and requirement maintenance as well as system level certification.

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…

Requirements (Include but not limited to)

  • Degree qualified in a relevant technical discipline
  • Experience of system design and/or performance assessment
  • Knowledge of design verification and certification
  • Ability to engage and influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • People and task management experience

Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, this position requires candidates to be able to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens or UK dual national. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Please note: Due to the occasional high number of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.

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