Combat System Advisor

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6 months
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Combat Systems Operational Advisor & Requirements Manager

A Combat Systems Operational Advisor & Requirements Manager with ballistic missile, System Design, DOORS and Operational Advisor experience is required to work on a six month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Surrey.

This is a 6 month contract working for a UK leading defence company.

Overview of the Combat Systems Operational Advisor & Requirements Manager contract role

  • With regards to the design of the submarine that will provide the naval future ballistic missile deterrent capability.
  • Provide operational advice to the Combat Systems System Design team and to other teams if time is available.
  • Using previous operational experience, provide advice on the usage of submarine combat systems to aid the whole Combat Systems design team.
  • Manage the requirements set for the Combat System.
  • Work with the requirements and acceptance lead and the DOORS model lead to manage the requirements.
  • Analyse the assigned requirements to develop and partition lower tier requirements.
  • Provide progress metrics, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans.
  • Undertake peer reviews or checking/verification tasks as directed.
  • Articulate and present detailed technical argument clearly, logically & simply.
  • Gain a clear understanding of and apply the Quality & Safety, Health & Environment Management System documentation.
  • Liaise with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed.
  • Generation of technical requirements to enable procurement from sub-contractor supplies.
  • Liaison with Combat System sub-system, suppliers and MOD Customers.
  • Preparation for & presentation at Combat System Design Reviews.

Key skills required for the Combat Systems Operational Advisor & Requirements Manager

  • Essential - Degree, HNC or equivalent qualification in preferably Engineering or a numerate discipline.
  • Essential - knowledge of systems engineering.
  • Essential - Self-motivation, enthusiasm for problem solving and strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Essential - Operational experience on a RN ballistic missile submarines as a Commanding Officer, Executive officer, Weapon Engineering Officer or deputy or an officer of the Watch.
  • Essential - Knowledge and experience or requirements management or of military policy information.
  • Desirable - Knowledge of the techniques of Systems Engineering, Systems Engineering tools.
  • Desirable - Experience of complex system design and qualification.
  • Desirable - Experience of Systems Engineering in a Naval Platform arena.
  • Desirable - Experience of liaison with customers and suppliers.

The role is based in Surrey - commutable from Aldershot, Farnborough, Wokingham, Bracknell, Chertsey, Weybridge, Woking, Guildford, Farnham, Winchester, Basingstoke and Reading with excellent access from Hampshire and Berkshire.

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