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Engineering Project Manager

Up to £55,000 DOE
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Salary: Up to £55,000 DOE plus excellent bonus and benefits including paid overtime

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working - such as being onsite when necessary to work with people and collaborate, then working from home and around family commitments to be your most efficient.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to drive the design, development and delivery of our highly complex electronic sub-systems, from concept through into full production.

As part of MBDA's Electronic Engineering function, you will be acting as the primary interface for a number of key internal and external stakeholders, whilst co-ordinating multiple resources from various disciplines across the business to deliver on time, on cost and on quality.

The successful candidate will be passionate about what they do and committed to deliver on our promises to our customers.

What we're looking for

Someone with drive, passion and commitment who has:
  • Experience of Project Management best practice: Risk Management, Stakeholder Management, Compliance Management, Configuration Management and Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of delivering significant project/programmes on time and to cost.
  • Experience of project management across the various phases; from project conception and initiation to project close.
  • Whilst not essential, a Project Management qualification would be highly beneficial (PRINCE2, APM, PMI)

What's in it for you?

This role provides you with a fantastic opportunity to:
  • Collaborate with other areas of the business, giving you a chance to develop quickly - both in your knowledge and your professional network.
  • Travel to other MBDA sites in the UK and in Europe, providing you with the additional opportunity of experiencing different cultures and developing your language skills.

MBDA invests in industry leading courses and uses some of the best training providers in the country to support employees in their professional development. Because of this - and more - MBDA has achieved Gold status in Investors in People and has been recognised by the Sunday Times as being in the Top 25 of the UK's best large companies to work for.

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!

The Electronic Engineering function is a friendly and supportive environment that encourages personal growth and career progression. Within the function, you will be working in a team of project managers who have a collective wealth of experience across a wide range of different industries and are happy to share their knowledge to support one another, ensuring opportunities for improvement are identified and best practice is upheld.

The experience you bring from outside of MBDA will be met with enthusiasm and you will be encouraged to share any learning opportunities you identify. Together we listen, we learn and we grow.

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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6 Hills way
United Kingdom

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