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Technical Manager - Aerospace

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    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    Up to £65000.00 per annum

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    Stephen Sutton

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25 June 2023

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Software Project Manager - Southampton - Flexible working - £65000 - 15% Bonus - £550 Car Allowance - Aerospace - Cloud focus - Project Management

Yolk Recruitment have a great opportunity to join an Aircraft Services Business working on exciting new projects.

As a People Leader in the team, you will be responsible for the Ground Service Network Engineering team in developing high quality cloud software solutions to support the aircraft systems. You will thrive on providing guidance to ensure that they understand the business needs and enable your team to solve technical problems, in collaboration with other engineering functions.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Serve as the technical leader/manager to develop a scope of work and plan schedule and monitor engineering activities for customer projects. Provide technical leadership and interface with Proposal Management, Cost Estimating, Partners, Customers, Product Management, Sourcing, Engineering sub-contractors.

Hold direct people management responsibility including staffing and performance development. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

Project Management Responsibilities for executing projects; managing the technical scope, schedule and budget whilst guiding the team to ensure the quality of the project outcomes.

Have knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Use technical experience and analytical thinking. Use multiple internal and external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

Explain information; develop skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Convey performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

Qualifications / Requirements

An appropriate degree or HND in a Technical or Engineering based discipline, or equivalent experience shows a logical mindset, alongside good problem solving and solution building skills. Demonstrable experience in executing technical projects within the required cost and schedule constraints.

Desired Characteristics

Prior experience of scalable cloud based software development or management in Azure/AWS is highly desirable.

You will be required to work in a team environment, so good written and verbal communication skills will make you (& the team) most effective.

You will be asked to participate in technical reviews within the Aircraft Services team to share technical knowledge and solutions, as well as even the end customer! A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for software engineering will help you succeed in the department.

Other Benefits

Performance based annual bonus

Non-contributory Pension

Life Assurance

Group income protection

Private medical cover

Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

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