Date Posted
29 Oct 2019

Cobham Aviation Services are recruiting for an Electronic Design Team Leader who, in support of the Development Engineering Director, will be responsible for managing the resource allocation and task assignment for a key NATO program. The Team Leader is accountable for all costs, schedules and technical aspects of all assigned work packages in the project team. They will lead team excellence through processes, practices and continuous improvement to improve the performance, capability and competencies of the team. 


The business have recently been awarded a contract for the design and development of a range of operational training electronic warfare pods by the MoD on behalf of NATO. This will provide realistic training in electronic warfare to the member countries, in order to be able to operate in a real time situation.


Reporting into the Development Engineering Director, you will drive the development and design phases of the project ensuring key customer milestones are delivered and resource is allocated efficiently.


This position is based at our Bournemouth International Airport site and requires occasional customer travel.


As an Electronic Design Team Leader your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Experience in managing an Electronic Design Team

  • Deep domain knowledge, with experience in the application of that knowledge to the entire product life cycle from inception to delivery

  • Proven track record and significant experience at technical management level of radar, electronic warfare, surveillance and communications systems

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Engineering Design Reviews.

  • Proven ability to work and deliver, to time pressure and deadlines

  • Demonstrated performance in team building, fostering organisational culture and delivering continuous improvement

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills.

  • The demonstrated ability to motivate people and influence change in line with company organisational values

As an Electronic Design Team Leader your main responsibilities will involve:

Cobham Aviation Services UK

Protecting borders, saving lives and enhancing the effectiveness of defence personnel.


We combine state-of-the-art technology with complex air platforms to deliver customised airborne surveillance, operational readiness training and search and rescue services.


Our end-to-end capabilities benefit government and military customers with responsive and cost-effective turn-key solutions for optimal mission performance.


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