Executive Manager: Product Development Rocket Mortors, Warheads and Aircraft Bombs

Somerset West

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Responsible for leading the group tasked with the development of new warheads, rocket motors and aircraft bombs for international and local clients

 

Key Performance Areas:

  • Leads the technical group responsible for the development of new warheads, rocket motors and aircraft bombs for international and local clients
  • Strengthen and develop the technical knowhow and capabilities to support future warhead, rocket motor and aircraft bombs strategies.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning of Product Strategies.
  • Plan and manage the allocation of manpower and budgets in the group to ensure effective execution of projects and optimum use of available people.
  • Take final responsibility for the Technical Performance, Quality of projects being executed in the Group.
  • Conduct and execute succession planning in such a way that Critical Skills are timely identified and successors are appointed and mentored to ensure continuity in core capability.
  • Execute line management functions (Budgeting, Performance Management, succession planning, etc.)
  • Provide support for NBD&S during marketing campaigns, proposal preparation and customer technical complaints
  • Provide technical support to production or Quality during investigations.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc/BEng/BTech in Engineering. (Mechanical or Aeronautics). Post-graduate qualification in Gasdynamics preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the development process of ammunition or sub-systems for rockets and missiles. 8 to 10 years preferable
  • Good interpersonal, facilitation and conflict management skills.
  • Good communication, planning and organizing skills.
  • Experience in line management functions required
  • Strong computer skills
  • Highly organized and self-motivated.

Should you have the relevant experience, please forward your extensive cv to: info@shamrockrecruiting.co.za

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.