Systems Engineering Consultant

Avon, England • Gloucestershire, England • Manchester, England • London, England • West Midlands, England • £30,000 - £55,000 + car allowance, pension, healthcare and bonus • Permanent • Systems Engineering

If you have Systems Engineering experience, a broad perspective and are keen to deliver difficult and complicated programmes, Management Consulting may be the next logical move for you.

My client are a management, systems and technology consulting firm with over 3,000 consultants operating across the world. The advice they give and the work delivered is based only on what is best for their end clients.

The Government, Defence and Security practice has a strong track record in maximizing the delivery of project benefits for end customers in the government and private sectors, working across key areas of policy, strategy, and implementation of change. Systems Engineering is an essential discipline which underpins the delivery of the most complex assignments.

The Role

I am looking for talented individuals who have led or delivered substantial Systems Engineering projects and supported the delivery of complex systems based projects. You’ll identify, develop and implement major strategic business change through successful delivery of the most complicated programmes, taking responsibility for leading teams, defining major programmes and mobilising projects, working alongside senior client staff and colleagues to deliver work in large complex environments.

Does this sound like you?

You should have a record of successful project delivery from either a professional services consultancy or large blue chip organisations within Defence and Security.

You should have a number of the following:

  • university degree to a standard of at least 2:1 grade
  • current Security Clearance at either SC or DV level
  • an impressive record of career progression (including appointments to several key systems engineering posts) and innovation
  • good Systems Engineering experience, having led systems engineering functions on large or medium sized programmes with experience in architectures for complex systems, system level trade offs, the role of Design Authority, and project/programme assurance
  • experience utilising architectural frameworks (MODAF/TOGAF)
  • strong project management skills gained on at least one major programme with experience of life-cycle management and risk management
  • awareness of the commercial realities associated with the delivery of major programmes
  • be able to demonstrate clearly the value you added to major projects
  • possess strong consultancy skills and a track record working up to Board level
  • routinely use your technical expertise, strong interpersonal skills, and commercial acumen, to understand requirements, formulate and deliver creative solutions to client issues

About The Client

The key sectors my client operate in are: defence, energy, financial services, public sector, international development, health, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, and transportation. Their core services are strategic management, innovation and technology, IT, operational improvement, human resources, and complex programme delivery.

Don’t worry if you’ve not done everything yet as my client will assist in developing you: They have the flexibility of a consulting base covering all disciplines: your individuality matters.

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