Job Opportunity

Project Manager, Surface Ships Systems – JO 23/18

Job title
Project Manager, Surface Ships Systems

Reporting relationships
Surface Ships Head Of Delivery, Divisional Head and Senior Management Team

Budget responsibility
As per project agreed parameters

The ATLAS Group is a market leader in sonar and combat management systems for conventional submarines, surface ships, and complete sensor-to shoot mine warfare solutions and torpedoes. As part of the ATLAS Group, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK, based at Winfrith in Dorset has a requirement to expand its project management capability to support current and future growth in the submarine market.
Surface Ships Division is working to secure an ever increasing share of both the UK and World Wide export market for Mine Counter Measures (MCM), Unmanned Systems and Maritime Security products. We have an extensive domain expertise in mine warfare and multi role unmanned systems to deliver effective solutions in the areas of mine sweeping/hunting, maritime security, synthetic aperture sonar, signature ranges, and autonomous unmanned systems. MCM has a very strong growth potential across the world with Atlas Elektronik UK occupying world leader status following continued successful deliveries to the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia. The Projects range from research and advice to key customers to system level contracts for integrated product solutions involving software and hardware and through life support. Contract values vary from tens of £k to multi-millions and customer markets are worldwide.

Winfrith, Dorset Innovation Park

Employment status
Permanent / Full Time (37 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Key Competencies
Experience of successfully delivering complex technical products from initial design definition through to final test and acceptance into service
Excellent organisational and leadership skills and experience with leading diverse teams, stakeholders and suppliers
Experience of managing significant value (financial, strategic) projects to challenging timescales, budgets and requirements
Domain experience in the defence business or a recognised high end technical industry
Good commercial skills and awareness of relevant contractual aspects associated with project delivery
Ability to effectively communicate, present and negotiate direct with key external stakeholders (Government, Navy, industry) often in overseas environments

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB