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Navigation Programme Specialist

£800.00 - £900.00 per day
Apply2019-07-31 12:33:571970-01-01Eden Brown Built Environment

Navigation Programme Specialist

Date posted: July 31, 2019
£800.00 - £900.00 per day
London, England
Job description

Job description
Navigation Programme Specialist-SC Cleared

The UK GNSS programme is being led by the UK Space Agency, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence to undertake an Engineering Design and Development Phase (EDDP) which will deliver a number of outputs related to design options for a UK-GNSS.

The High-level Objectives Of Which Are

Undertake system engineering and planning activities necessary to prepare for the implementation of a UK GNSS capability
Provide technical inputs to support the preparation of a Business Case for the UK GNSS Capability
Develop Authority procurement and industrialisation plans to ensure that the programme procurement and implementation is aligned with UK Government objectives and constraints
Initiate critical development activities and early Long Lead Item procurements

The Navigation Programme Specialist will be part of a small team, supporting the UKGNSS Technical Director in the definition of the technical strategy, oversight of the technical activities and mentoring of the UKGSS Authority technical team.

To maintain independence and to enable appropriate oversight the specialist role would not be based in the London programme office, working predominately off site and attending programme meetings as and when required.

As a Navigation Programme Specialist, You Will

Develop and maintain technical oversight strategy and plan.
Collate top level engineering assumptions and risks from various UKGNSS technical specialists
Review key programme technical documents.
Chair and minute UK GNSS technical team programme reviews.
Communicate and track actions from the UK GNSS technical team programme meetings.

You'll Have

Bachelor's or master's Degree or equivalent is required in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Physics, or similar.
A deep technical understanding of GNSS technologies across space/launch, system/ground and operations segments, the interoperability and trade off aspects across all technical areas of a GNSS system
15+ years of demonstrated navigation systems experience
Extensive experience of the UK GNSS industry Sector
Experience in technical programme management
Experience of multiple stages of the system and product design lifecycles
Experience of large system architecture design and logical design thinking
An understanding of System Engineering principles and processes
Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organisational skills

This role with require live SC Clearance*

Role: Navigation Programme Specialist- SC Cleared
Job Type: Contract, FullTime
Location: London, South East England, England

Your expert recruitment consultant is Trevor Parsons, call today on 0207 422 7377 or email Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 261564TJP_1564572836