Functional Capability Delivery Manager

  • Location Stevenage
  • Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • R02340
  • Closing date 21st Mar 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…
MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Salary: Up to £57,000

MBDA is embarking on ambitious and wide-ranging improvement programmes which are going to fundamentally change the way we run our projects and develop our products. Join us as a Functional Capability Delivery Manager to deliver one of the most important programmes in the portfolio.
You’ll be working alongside a Technical Expert to create project plans, manage budgets, and develop capability across the functions to ensure successful delivery and implementation. You’ll be outward-facing - working closely with MBDA colleagues in other nations. You’ll need to develop and maintain those relationships across the business.
We need you to be a proven Project Manager who is able to succeed in a changing environment. You don’t need to have an engineering background, although some knowledge or experience of the engineering or defence industry would help.

What we’re looking for
  • Project Management experience, with a focus on managing budgets, financial data, capability and resource management
  • Strong communicator – able to build relationships in a virtual world, and internationally
  • Experience of improvement programmes
  • While not essential, some knowledge of the defence or engineering industry would be useful
Here’s what’s in it for you
  • Involvement in a large scale improvement programme which will fundamentally change the way MBDA develops products and services customers
  • Exposure to a cross-nation project, working with and building relationships with international colleagues and partners
  • This improvement programme is a high-profile one within the business
Join a great team!

We’re a passionate team – focussed on making a real difference to how MBDA is working. We’re constantly striving to deliver improvements that will help both our colleagues and customers. The work we do touches almost every area of the business, so the results we deliver are hugely rewarding and we can see first-hand the effects it has on our colleagues.

Benefits Package

*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.

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 ‎


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.


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. "

Supportability Engineer, Customer Support and Services.


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.


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.