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Electronic Engineering People Manager

Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Competitive Salary plus excellent bonus and benefits including hybrid working

We have a phenomenal opportunity for a committed leader who is passionate about managing the performance and development of our people. We're looking for someone with a background in Electronic Engineering, who demonstrates passion, focus and drive with the vision to lead a team to deliver.

This is a great opportunity to join our Electronics Engineering function and play a major role in shaping its future.

What we're looking for

We're looking for a leader! Someone who:
  • Leads by example, motivating and empowering their people
  • Sees opportunities for improvement and drives change
  • Is passionate and driven to deliver on commitments, whilst fostering a culture of trust and engagement
  • Can turn a vision into reality

You will be responsible for managing the development and performance of your team. This will include the delivery of high quality development and performance reviews for your people, alongside regular reviews of processes, tools and training opportunities.

Whilst not essential, it is highly desirable that you have either:
  • A technical foundation in Electronic Design, demonstrating experience of the discipline within industry

  • Previous experience of leading a team of Electronic Design Engineers.

What's in it for you?

You will have the best leadership support available and will be working as part of a team who are passionate and engaged. We know how important it is to have the support you need to operate in a high profile role, so we invest in industry leading courses and develop our training in collaboration with the best training providers in the country.

You will have access to a community of Technical Experts who have a wealth of knowledge and will be able to support you as you and your team strive towards technical excellence.

There are many opportunities for your own development and career progression. When you demonstrate aptitude and desire, along with commitment and integrity, the sky's the limit!

MBDA embraces hybrid working. As long as you can demonstrate that you are delivering your objectives and responsibilities, there is flexibility around when, where and how this is best achieved.

Our benefits
  • *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.

Join a great team!

You will be part of a team of leaders who take great pride in what they do and are committed to be the very best they can be.

We work closely together and have developed a culture of trust and support; normalising discussions around mental health and wellbeing, as well as proactively seeking opportunities to address any issues around equality, diversity and inclusion.

We work hard and also make sure we find time to have fun.

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.

We're 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 UK's 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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