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UK RESOURCE FORECAST ANALYST

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing date
18 Feb 2022

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Discipline
Project Engineering
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

The UK Resource Forecast Analyst will be responsible for the execution and delivery of the UK Workload forecast. You will play a significant role in the improvement of quality and efficiency of the process, providing PMO functional excellence and capability.

You will compile, validate and analyse UK resource data during the workload forecast cycle in support of MBDA's planning activity, manage workload forecast and resourcing.

The opportunity
Define the detailed Workload Forecast Scenario, which is used to establish the companys labour resource requirements.
Capture the actual workload forecast vs the workload forecast scenario.

Decide, implement and monitor strategic resourcing and resourcing plans and manage the differences between resourcing plans and resourcing requirements.

The role
  • Management and configuration of the UK resource-planning tool set.
  • Collation, Analysis and Production of datasets/information packs
  • Maintenance, control and distribution of UK projects and functional contact lists.
  • Analysis and refinement of UK resourcing models.
  • Maintenance of UK Workload Forecast information repositories.
  • Development, production, communication and ongoing renewal of user guides associated with UK and Group Workload Forecast activities for all user groups
  • Improvement of Group Workload Forecast process.
  • Stakeholder management, engagement and coordination of UK Workload Forecast activities across Projects and Functions
  • Presentation on data and analysis to Senior Management
Join a great team!

The PMO team is a truly collaborative team, working closely together to achieve our shared objectives.
As a team, we are at the heart of MBDA, constantly challenging and improving working practices.
The team is supportive, but individuals are trusted to act autonomously and make decisions as required in order to achieve the best possible results.
What were looking for
  • A good understanding and previous involvement in large-scale resource planning activities associated with Strategic Business Planning.
  • Experience and understanding of requirement management.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Project Management Track and Control processes.
  • Excellent Excel knowledge and experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, confident to deliver presentations
  • Process orientated with an eye for detail and a focus on quality.
  • Strong stakeholder communication and engagement skills to manage and influence your stakeholder community
  • A recognised qualification is desirable PMP Project Management Professional (PMI), or similar
What is in it for you?

Working in an exciting, complex and changing environment, there are opportunities to add value and make a difference in delivering capability to our customers.
The opportunity to deliver improvements across international and functional boundaries and to work with closely with a wide range of internal stakeholders.

Why us?

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.

Company

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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