Technical Expert and UK Technical Authority

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
13 Oct 2018
Ref
P7352
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Other
Sector
Defence
The Opportunity
As an Internationally recognised expert in the field of inertial sensors (including MEMS devices) you will offer guidance and the direction of the technology to influence customer funding.
You will provide advice and guidance on current and future developments and trends in navigation sensor technologies and advise MBDA projects of the solutions to pursue, across an international (UK-Fr) axis.
The Role
You will be the technical authority (internal & external to MBDA) for UK activities and be the Technical Expert in the UK/FR Navigation Centre of Excellence.
  • Provide technical leadership to the UK team for successful delivery of all UK activities.
  • Be the technical focal point and decision maker representing the Navigation Centre of Excellence to internal and external customers, including suppliers
  • Forge industrial relations in the interests of MBDA for navigation sensor developments
  • Derive, maintain and deliver the UK technical roadmap for Navigation equipment securing internal and external funding for research and technology maturation, interacting with Future Systems and Team Complex Weapons Portfolio team.
  • Be the technical focal point and decision maker representing the Navigation Centre of Excellence to internal and external customers, including suppliers
  • Ensure UK/France coherence in navigation sensor policy and industrial strategy
  • Lead the application for, planning and delivery of the Navigation Centre of Excellence IRAD (R&D funding)
  • Forge industrial relations in the interests of MBDA for navigation sensor developments
 
What are we looking for?
You will need sufficient experience in the field of Inertial Sensors in the UK to be able to critique performance and design drivers from our suppliers and, when required, to aid in the resolution of technical performance issues.
  • Previous technical leadership experience
  • Expertise in Navigation domain
  • Experience in project management
  • International minded
  • Technical Networker
 
What would you get?
Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance without Restrictions.

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