Programme Manager - Wireless

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
30 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Programme Manager - Wireless to join a world class, mixed disciplinary team based in Cambridge. You will enjoy leading teams through the full product development lifecycle, working closely with customers and with full financial accountability. With a good degree in engineering, you will have substantial industrial experience managing wireless product design and development covering the full product development lifecycle. You will also have experience in managing products into manufacture and experience managing multi-disciplinary projects (RF, analogue, digital, software, mechanics). Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential, as is strong financial control - both in estimating costs, and in tracking spend against plan. Main Responsibilities: Manage wireless development projects, typically consisting of multidisciplinary teams (including RF, hardware, software, digital signal processing, mechanics and production engineering) Cover the full Product Development Lifecycle from concept to manufacture Work closely with clients to define a programme of work, after which you will manage that project to conclusion - taking full responsibility for achieving the project objectives within the time and budget for the work Support the sales process, you will work with a small group of seniors in the Wireless Division to define a programme of work which solves a specific client need, for an agreed budget in an agreed time Lead a team of talented engineers to deliver that programme through the complete development lifecycle, from requirements definition through to final delivery Track progress, monitor spend, keep the client informed of progress and ensure that risks and issues are managed along the way Qualifications, Skills & Experience: A good degree in engineering Substantial industrial experience managing wireless product design and development covering the full product development lifecycle Understanding of the wireless product development process Experience in managing products into manufacture Experienced in managing multi-disciplinary projects (RF, analogue, digital, software, mechanics) Excellent communication and presentation skills Strong financial control - both in estimating costs, and in tracking spend against plan Direct client facing experience - Advantageous Working knowledge and experience of the wireless regulatory and type approval environment - Desirable This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66893749

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