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Program Manager

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Closing date
18 Feb 2022

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Project Engineering
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Engineering Manager

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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Salary circa 69K DOE + bonus + benefits

An opportunity has arisen within a critical Sector to lead the introduction new business approaches onto current and future key Customer platforms.

We are looking for critical business thinker to drive enterprise level change in the way we deliver more effective Capability propositions with our airborne users.

The Airborne Systems Integration (part of the Weapon Systems Programmes organisation) provides a vital link between MBDA missile products through programme delivery with Platform Design Authorities.

What were looking for
  • Responsible for the definition and development of a co-ordinated broader strategic relationships with key Platform Design Organisations on Weapon Systems integration business.
  • To develop and deliver a Programmes Platform Access service provision and develop an encompassing business approach that deliveries Air Capability at the point of need.
  • Responsible for the generation and delivery of better enterprise models within ASI and wider MBDA to deliver greater meaningful platform access
  • Responsible for the definition, authoring and delivery of external and internal business cases .
  • Responsible for the proactive development of novel approaches that can be applied to the management of the ASI portfolio of programmes. The aim to achieve the wider integration of MBDA Weapon Systems onto designated Platforms. Engagement would include interfacing with the ASI Heads of Platform, Future Capabilities Lead and the Mission Product Line Owners and the Weapon Systems Business & Performance team.
  • To develop partner relationships with key suppliers of platform access enablers (launchers, avionic systems etc) to develop plans to maximise approach and opportunities
Why us?

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.

Were here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families the UKs work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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