Information Systems Engineering Delivery & Operations Manager (UK)

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • P8311
  • Closing date 22nd Jan 2021

Are you passionate about the defence world and advanced technology?

Would you like to develop your skills in a highly challenging environment? If so…
The Opportunity

Due to the promotion of the previous role holder, MBDA seek an experienced delivery and operations manager to be the lead for the Information Systems (IS) engineering domain in the UK. As part of the group management team for IS Engineering, this role is key to the delivery of group projects and system operations in to the UK company. You will also be a member of the UK IS management team responsible for national projects, national support, maintenance and supplier management.

What are we looking for?
  • Excellent industry and engineering knowledge, with a background in Systems Engineering, or Information Systems management. Product Lifecycle Management and Application Lifecycle Management experience an advantage.
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills. A technical background able to analyse and define solutions and processes would be crucial.
  • You will need to demonstrate your ability and willingness to follow internal and external standards that apply, including business and Information Management defined practice; Project Management and Systems Operations standard; security requirements and recommendations; and general industry good practice.
  • You must have the ability to coordinate internal and sub-contract activities with experience in working across team and functional boundaries.
  • Excellent presentation and reporting skills demonstrating strong budget and financial management capability.
  • The MBDA international business language is English. Multi-lingual skills are an advantage.

What’s in it for you?
  • You will lead and manage a key internal team and external suppliers within Information Systems UK) as well as helping to coordinate the wider Information Management engagement within the scope of the role, including international projects.
  • You will be part of the flagship MatriX project which has high profile support as it moves into a second phase of expansion which includes coverage of industrial engineering management and technical publications management.
  • You will have the opportunity to exercise your technical skills and develop your leadership proficiencies and provide a career path for yourself and those you work with.
  • Depending on experience you may also have line management responsibility for the UK team
  • You may travel to the MBDA locations including France, Italy, Germany & UK, working alongside the wider international IS Engineering team.

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role
  • Deliver and run the end to end lifecycle for national company specific projects, tasks and improvement activities. Provide Release and Transition Management for all deployments into the national company from group projects.
  • Maintain the relationship with the national stakeholders, national internal team members, undertaking or assisting with line management of internal IS Engineering resources as required.
  • Provision, own and run national budgets including forecasts, purchasing and invoice payment, handling external suppliers
  • Run and be responsible for the IS Engineering operational, support and maintenance activities coordinating with other IM lines of service including the service provided for Level 2 support from the IS supplier. Provision, own and handle Level 3 support.
  • Assist the group CoC leads and Group Head with the group strategy and roadmaps. Coordinate with local tactical strategies and roadmaps with other IM departments.

What’s great about the team?

We are at an exciting time, moving to the beginning of a new phase as we plan the future expansion of the MatriX PLM and ALM solution and the future roadmap! The current teams within Information Management and engineering capability with whom you will work have a diverse range of skills that provides an excellent platform for collaboration and knowledge transfer locally and internationally.

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives!
We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎

WHO WE ARE

MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms.

MORE THAN A JOB

We share a unique responsibility that brings purpose to everything we do.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to our home nations and their allies. Whether you are Lead Engineer or Business Support Officer, your work is vital in ensuring that our armed forces have the equipment they need, when they need it.
" At MBDA you always have to bear in mind that we are all a part of a very important process that defends our freedoms. "

Balpreet
Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.

WE ARE MBDA

With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.

INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE

We value difference.

Our work has a far-reaching impact, and we all make a difference every day. Our values-led culture welcomes a diversity of skills, experience and perspectives, where everyone has the opportunity contribute, grow and succeed.