Chief Engineer Required, United Kingdom

Serial No: 127969
Location: United Kingdom - View on map

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Chief Engineer or Lead Engineer to work on the development of sophisticated systems involving, data centres, call centres, satellite communications and mobile units across a secure environment. As the Head Engineer you will be responsible for the overall design and work coordination across system architecture, sub-system design, integration, validation, support and training teams.

Location: United Kingdom

Salary & Benefits

  • £72,000 p/a
  • Extensive Benefits package available


The Role

  • Lead the engineering team to successfully deliver all engineering aspects of the programme
  • Own the System Vision and ensure that the design conforms to the vision
  • Overall design authority for the programme
  • Line management responsibility for the engineering team
  • Support to business development and bid activities
  • Provide and manage all Engineering specific infrastructure necessary
  • Manage performance, compliance and quality of the technical solution
  • Manage customer satisfaction with the technical solution
  • Manage technical change throughout the programme
  • Manage through life cost targets
  • Manage technical risk and opportunity on the programme
  • Support final acceptance of systems in-country



  • Proven delivery of a complex command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence systems.
  • A proven track record in managing large engineering teams to deliver multi-million pound engineering solutions.
  • Proven line management expertise and understanding of how to develop high performing teams
  • Experience across the whole systems lifecycle from systems analysis, design, integration through to delivery
  • Experience working in a prime contractor role to deliver large complex systems
  • Experience in delivery of large software intensive programmes
  • Ability to work with Customers and Sub-contractors at all levels.
  • Willingness to travel and spend significant periods abroad


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