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Delivery Manager - Power Electronics

Date: 25-Jun-2022

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ



Job title: Technical Delivery Manager – Batteries and Power Sources     


Location: Farnborough with Hybrid working from home


About the role

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Power Sources is a Line of Business within the Advanced Services & Products (AS&P) group in the CTO’s office that develops cross domain solutions in multiple markets and creates and exploits Power Sources’ Intellectual Property (IP). The exploitation of IP is one of four separate business streams within Power Sources:


  • Product supply
  • Research and development
  • Test and evaluation
  • IP exploitation


Within Power Sources it is our people that make the key difference to customers by providing the energy, insights and teamwork that deliver innovation and best value. The role of the Delivery Manager will be to support the delivery and growth of the Power Sources business stream, with particular focus being on IP exploitation.


What do I need?


  • The Delivery Manager must have experience of delivering valuable outputs at pace in high technology businesses.
  • Relevant business, technical or management qualifications are highly desirable.


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.


What will I be doing?


Now is a great time to get involved with AS&P Power Sources. The business is experiencing unprecedented levels of growth. There are exciting development opportunities within all business streams, with significant levels of ongoing investment to meet our future growth forecasts. As Delivery Manager you will find yourself uniquely placed to contribute by shaping and supporting the rapid exploitation of a diverse and unique portfolio of QinetiQ-owned technologies and transformational endeavours.


Your main focus will be IP growth and exploitation and supporting the growth of this business where you will draw upon the expertise of other business leads, world class technologists and support functions across AS&P and the wider QinetiQ business. Depending on your knowledge, skills and experience, you will also be expected to contribute to key initiatives in other business streams, as indicated by the list of Key Responsibilities for the role. A major part of the role will be outward looking with time spent developing relationships across the full spectrum of external stakeholders, from suppliers and customers to exploitation partners, industry bodies and end users. As the role develops and your knowledge grows you will have the opportunity to apply and develop your skills in technology transition and scale-up of exciting new technologies, through both new investments in QinetiQ capability and work with our strategic partners.


Key Responsibilities


  • The Delivery Manager will be responsible for strategy development with senior stakeholders and the team;
  • You will have oversight and leadership of the delivery programme, or key parts thereof from a business and technical perspective;
  • The Delivery Manager will also be responsible for proposition development and investments leadership.


Why Join QinetiQ?


As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.


Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.


About QinetiQ


As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.