IM Solutions & Project Manager

Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing date
5 Sep 2019

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Job Type
Engineering Manager
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The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity in a fast moving, unique, multi-national Information Management function leading the team defining, developing and managing the implementation of Client technologies, services and applications within our business.
What are we looking for?
  • Proven experience of Client device technologies, applications and their deployment methodologies e.g. device build & business application deployment
  • Successfully lead a team, solutions & projects from inception (Business Requirements) to completion (Hand Over To Support / Lessons learnt) and at all times keeping to schedule, quality and cost
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft technologies, client device tools processes and cycles and a reasonable working knowledge of Linux
  • Being able to conceptualise and document an outline technical solution or direction to meet a set of business requirements
  • Have broad understanding & solid knowledge of current & emerging technologies and how they can be harnessed to the benefit of our business.
  • Be self-motivating, highly organised and a good multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to research and evaluate complex Business & technical requests including key InfoSec issues
  • Demonstrate ability to provide high-level requirements documents for third party suppliers to supply detailed designed solutions.
  • You must be an effective, influencing and consistent communicator
  • Be attentive to detail and understand their impacts on the project, business or solution
  • Manage change and its consequences to the benefit of our Business
  • Being able to develop & maintain trusting and honest relationship with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have commitment and pride in your work, your team and our Business
  • Be able to work in National and International teams, have understanding of cultural difference and their impact on Business, solutions and projects.
What’s in it for you?
  • Become part of a unique, well respected team of dedicated people that have been recognised within our company for its professionalism, dedication and flexibility
  • Having the opportunity to work both nationally & internationally, broaden your horizons by embracing the rich cultural diversity of our company
  • Explorer your personnel development opportunities in both technical and managerial competences
  • Build on your experiences & learning and help our company develop & deliver quality solutions on schedule and on cost.
  • Help shape the future of the team, bring ideas, fresh insights and potentially new ways of working
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, 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), superb learning and development opportunities and more….
The Role
  • Manage and be responsible for the definition, design and deployment of Client technologies, services and applications delivering these from inspection into Hand Over to Support.
  • Creation of & management of National & Group where applicable technical roadmaps & solutions related to the client device estate e.g. PC clients, mobile devices and associated infrastructure application deployment technologies for medium / long term planning purposes.
  • Manage, produce and review as appropriate for business & technical requirements / definitions / solutions for client devices, services, hardware and software (operating systems & applications)e.g. device builds, compatibility of core prerequisites e.g. JAVA and application deployment methodologies
  • Actively participate in the development of Innovation strategies & proposal within the function.This should encompass ideas, concepts and innovations from within the team, our customers and I.T. partners
  • Motivate, develop and manage the Client Services team to deliver and maintain effective, efficient & reliable solutions & Services.
What’s great about the team?
  • The team have an excellent record of accomplishment for delivery. It is collaborative in nature, flexible and open-minded.
  • The I.T. Programme & Solutions team have won many Business awards for “contribution to the Business” and “working together as a team”
  • Members share experiences and knowledge with each other to improve the teams delivery
  • Every member has the opportunity to broaden their horizons – both in managerial and technical knowledge
    Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
    Are you a member of LinkedIn?  If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news.  LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees working across France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States. It has three major aeronautical and defence shareholders - Airbus Group (37.5%), BAE Systems (37.5%) and Finmeccanica (25%) - and is the first truly integrated European defence company. In 2013, the Group recorded a turnover of 2.8 billion euros, produced about 3,000 missiles and added 4 billion euros of new orders to the order book which now stands at 10.8 billion euros. MBDA works with over 90 armed forces worldwide.

MBDA was created in December 2001, after the merger of the main missile producers in France, Italy and the UK. Each of these companies contributed the experience gained from fifty years of technological and operational success. The restructuring of the industry in Europe was completed with the acquisition of the German subsidiary EADS/LFK in March 2006. This further enriched MBDA’s range of technologies and products, consolidating the Group’s world-leading position in the industry.

MBDA is the only Group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future operational requirements for the three armed forces (army, navy, air force). Overall, the Group offers a range of 45 products in service and another 15 in development.

The Group has demonstrated its ability to bring together the best skills across the whole of Europe and as a result has been chosen to lead a series of strategic multi-national programmes. These include the six-nation Meteor air superiority weapon, the Franco-British conventionally armed cruise missile, Storm Shadow/SCALP, and a family of air defence systems based on the Aster missile for France and Italy (for ground and naval based air defence) and for the UK (naval air defence for the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers).

The mastery of cutting-edge technologies is not only an advantage for MBDA in successfully developing and producing new products. It is also a means of guaranteeing customers that innovations can be made to existing products during their life span in order to meet constantly changing specifications arising from increasingly complex engagement scenarios. It is precisely this combination which makes MBDA the defence sector partner of choice in many countries around the world.

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