SDA Deputy Project Chief Engineer (BB-E138E)

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The JobPlease note that, due to security requirements, this post is restricted to sole UK nationals only.A unique and vital requirement for a Deputy Project Chief Engineer has arisen within the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), playing an essential role in the delivery of Design Authority and wider engineering outputs for the In-Service Submarine Delivery Team.Working alongside the Project Chief Engineer, you will lead a team of engineers, providing engineering assurance and engineering programme management in support of In-Service Submarine key objectives: delivery of Continuous at Sea Deterrence and provision of submarines at very high readiness.As the Deputy Project Chief Engineer, you will play a key role overseeing the existing team and be influential in its development. You will interact regularly with Senior Management, supporting Delivery Teams and our Engineers, with visibility of the work going on within, and across, the SDA and wider Nuclear Defence Organisation. You will lead a team shaping Engineering policy for In-Service Submarines and be responsible for delivering key improvement activities.ResponsibilitiesYou will be responsible for leading the following areas of the Project Chief Engineer's team: Design Services Support Contracts - including, monitoring the performance of the contract and contractor, requirements capture and prioritisation of engineering delivery activitiesEngineering programme Management - leading the development and maintenance of the engineering programme, including a range of complex engineering projects and all Platform Systems Design Change activityEngineering Controls and Business Improvements - leading the team responsible for all engineering control policy and processes and driving through improvements to key engineering processes and activitiesMaintenance Optimisation and Through Life Management for Platform Systems and integration of maintenance optimisation activity at the whole boat levelDeputising for Project Chief Engineer, as required, as the Whole Boat Approving Authority and the Platform Systems Major System Approving Authority What you will be assessed againstTo be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria: You will hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (or equivalent) status, or be capable of achieving this within 6 months of appointmentYou will be Submarine SQEP (Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person) and be able to demonstrate your experience in senior technical roles within teams delivering or supporting submarinesYou will be qualified to a minimum of Level 6 (e.g. BEng) in a relevant Engineering discipline, or have equivalent relevant experienceYou will have experience of providing technical advice at a senior level and leading engineering teams in the delivery of successful outcomes in multidisciplinary projects You will have experience in technical decision making within high risk engineering environments, managing complex safety management systems and supporting arguments, and delivering high value, complex engineering projects and programmes What's in it for you?You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more. Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application. Recommended SkillsIntegrationSystems DesignEngineeringManagementProgram ManagementSafety Management Systems

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