Primary Purpose of the Role:
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The Software Engineering Manager role will act in partnership with the Systems Engineering Manager to ensure on time, on cost, quality delivery from the team on R&D, bids and contract execution.
More widely, as part of the Software Engineering Leadership Team, the Software Engineering Manager will have the opportunity to help develop the Software Capability supporting the Head of Software.
Strong engineering leadership is therefore an essential ingredient in this role and ability to manage key stakeholders within the engineering and wider product/project team.
Provide Software Engineering Leadership and Management to one of software developments.
Responsible for programme workpackages / tasks and to support of Cost Centre.
To originate, specify and prove designs to meet project operational requirements.
Create a learning culture within the team to enable continually improving individual and collective performance.
Ensure adequate forward planning is performed for project activities and to capture the output in the relevant development plan.
Provide independent governance support to activities outside of your own portfolio.
To ensure the product is delivered on time and to budget.
To identify and pro-actively manage project risks and ensure that risks are assessed and reported to project on a regular basis.
To ensure that project safety and airworthiness requirements are addressed in a manner consistent with company processesSkills
A demonstrable ability to anticipate risks, identify delivery issues early, and mitigate through pro-active recovery plans to avoid cost/schedule/quality impacts.
Demonstrable knowledge of current SDLC practices required, especially Agile development
A sound commercial awareness and ability to balance technical with commercial needs
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