The RoleThe overall purpose of this role is to provide systems engineering support and leadership to projects and bids (processes, methods and tools), as directed by the Principal Systems Engineer / platform Project Engineer.Key Accountabilities:* Assisting with the day-to-day leadership and management of engineering and technical teams to deliver integrated engineering outputs that meet the customer's requirements.* Ensuring that Systems Engineering gains and retains a 'world class' standard through continuous improvement.* Working as a key member of the Systems/Project Engineering team.* Ensuring a consistent approach to the integration of engineering outputs across all platform tasks.* Ensuring consistency of technical processes, methods and tools for the delivery stream ensuring a coherent integration of engineering activity to meet customer requirements.* Assisting with the coordination of bids and estimates, generation of technical/solution strategies (e.g.. Evaluation & Test Strategy) and work breakdown structures to support project cost plans and bids.* Assisting with the production of appropriate Technical Assurance plans and ensuring adherence throughout the project life cycle.* Assisting with the identification of project technical risks and assisting the Project Manager with the management of them.Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:Recognised aerospace qualification to at least HNC standard or equivalentAerospace Engineering BackgroundKnowledge of MAA RA1220 is desirableSound knowledge of the MoD customer and MOD Procurement process is desirableTechnical experience throughout the air vehicle life cycle is desirableExcellent people management and communication skills If you think you're a good fit, click apply and if you are shortlisted we will be in touch shortly for a confidential chat.