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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

£500 - £575 per day

Outside IR35

Based in Corsham

18 month initial contract

* Please note this is an SC Cleared role

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Agile engineering manager to join the technical leadership team on the programme. The programme has been running for a number of years and has already successfully deployed their systems. The Engineering Manager's role is slightly analogous to the programme manager role providing coordination and aiding efficient use and sharing of available resources across a number of engineering projects/product teams. This role is intimately involved with prioritizing multiple, frequently conflicting priorities across engineering projects. With the help of the project and development managers, the Engineering Manager manages the integration and interaction of multidiscipline engineering teams, resolution of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities.

Key responsibilities

  • Successfully leading differing project, product, professional services and bespoke engineering projects to agreed project commitment

  • Ensures the consistency and alignment of the Design

  • Ensure their delivery is aligned to prevalent KPIs

  • Determine the level of risk associated with any shortfall in the maturity of the solution and the expectations of the Business' Tailoring of the Engineering Lifecycle and devises a plan to mitigate this risk.

  • Be responsible and accountable for the engineering impact on time, cost and quality;

  • Management of resources in order to plan, estimate and carry out programmes;

  • Determines the approach to maturity management and ensure maturity targets are agreed with key stakeholders

  • Ensuring that corporate policies, procedures and standards are utilised appropriately;

  • Improving the quality of engineering teams, by focusing on process definition, management, assurance, repeatability and measurement

  • Support continuous improvement by investigating research on alternative technologies, tools and methods

  • Provides support, mentoring and assurance to projects that are classified up to High in Assurance terms

Desirable Skills:

  • Agile Software Development background

  • Understanding of software defined data centres

  • Comfortable working in a client-side role managing engineers from a range of different companies