R&D Manager (Electroncis & Software)

R&D Manager (Electronics and Embedded Software)
Design Consultancy
South West- Bristol
Permanent Position
65K+Bonuses+Benefits+Relocation Assistance (if required)

One of the UK`s leading design consultancies has a fanatic opening for an experienced engineering professional to head up its embedded systems development division. It will be role this this individual to take overall responsibility for the bias to day running of this division of the organisation as a whole and report directly in to the board of directors.

Role Responsibilities

Take responsibility for the day to day running of the business unit.
Managing the embedded systems development team (currently 12 engineers)
Managing multiple embedded systems development projects (of varying complexity) full lifecycle.
Evaluate process improvement requirements and implement and manage solutions.
Work closely with the business development team to develop strategic grow strategies.
Manager P&L of the business unit and report to the board of directors
Recruitment, retention and appraisal of staff.

Essential Skills and Experience Required

Background in Embedded Systems Development (Electronics / Software)
Proven history in successfully managing multiple embedded systems design projects (full lifecycle)
Previous experience in liaising with customers (preferably external)
Previous team leadership experience
Previous budget control responsibility
Previous experience of reporting to senior / board level management
Proven history in the implementation and execution of intelligent business / process improvement initiatives
Previous Experience in working within an ISO9001 working Environment.
Be able to travel to meet with clients as in when required.

Desirable Experience

Previous experience of creating bids, proposals, tenders (taking in to account costing's,quality, timescales, profit maximisation etc.)
Formal Project Management Qualifications (Prince 2)
Previous experience of taking sole reasonability of a Business Unit

Suitable candidates for this role are likely to come from a strong academic background in Electronics / Software Engineering related discipline and have had substantial experience of managing embedded systems development projects and engineers.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Bristol

Salary : 55k - 650k pa + Bonus+Benefits

Date Advertised : 12 Dec 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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