Senior Engineering Project Manager


MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Full and Part time working considered

Salary: Up to £60k DOE plus excellent bonus and benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to drive the design, development and delivery of our highly complex electronic sub-systems, from concept through into full production.

As part of MBDA’s Electronic Engineering function, you will be acting as the primary interface for a number of key internal and external stakeholders, whilst co-ordinating multiple resources from various disciplines across the business to deliver on time, on cost and on quality.

Depending on your experience and expertise in the Project Management domain, you may be assigned a Delivery Team Lead role where you will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of work packages. This will also give you the opportunity to provide both leadership and support to other project managers and project co-ordinators within the Electronic Engineering function

The successful candidate will be passionate about what they do and committed to deliver on our promises to our customers.

What we’re looking for

Someone with drive, passion and commitment who has:

  • Experience of Project Management best practice: Risk Management, Stakeholder Management, Compliance Management, Configuration Management and Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of delivering significant project/programmes on time and to cost.
  • Experience of project management across the various phases; from project conception and initiation to project close.
  • Whilst not essential, a Project Management qualification would be highly beneficial (PRINCE2, APM, PMI)

What’s in it for you?

This role provides you with a fantastic opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with other areas of the business, giving you a chance to develop quickly – both in your knowledge and your professional network.
  • Travel to other MBDA sites in the UK and in Europe, providing you with the additional opportunity of experiencing different cultures and developing your language skills.

MBDA invests in industry leading courses and uses some of the best training providers in the country to support employees in their professional development. Because of this – and more – MBDA has achieved Gold status in Investors in People and has been recognised by the Sunday Times as being in the Top 25 of the UK’s best large companies to work for.

Our benefits

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

Join a great team!

The Electronic Engineering function is a friendly and supportive environment that encourages personal growth and career progression. Within the function, you will be working in a team of project managers who have a collective wealth of experience across a wide range of different industries and are happy to share their knowledge to support one another, ensuring opportunities for improvement are identified and best practice is upheld.

The experience you bring from outside of MBDA will be met with enthusiasm and you will be encouraged to share any learning opportunities you identify. Together we listen, we learn and we grow.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. 

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.


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  • Discipline

    Electronic Engineering, Project/Programme Management

  • Title

    Senior Engineering Project Manager

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