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Technical Director

LOCATION:

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

30th November 2019

Sector:

Advanced Technology

Industry:

Engineering

Job Type:

Permanent

Reference:

ATED1119

At Prodrive we combine our pace and agility with free thinking to redefine the possible. Prodrive Advanced Technology is our performance engineering consultancy and we partner our clients across the automotive, aerospace and defence sectors to accelerate understanding and take on new challenges. We bring together agile, multi-disciplined teams and work from first principles upwards, to deliver projects quickly. Developing complex electro-mechanical systems, delivering electrification programmes and driving light-weighting solutions we closely partner our clients and together, confront their biggest challenges through innovation.

As Technical Director, you’ll head up our multi-disciplined engineering team to help us continue to build our reputation and position as a recognised leader in the sectors we operate in.  You’ll have the credibility and experience to add value to our well-established markets, but the agility and vision to identify and develop the capabilities, technologies and processes that will drive compelling, relevant and desirable propositions for our current and new customers.

Your Challenge:

  • Own, develop and deliver our engineering and technical strategy
  • Develop and nurture senior level relationships with customers, suppliers, relevant government agencies and key internal management
  • Lead a professional, motivated and high-performance engineering team including design, development and project engineers, capitalising on Prodrive’s culture.
  • Ensure technical, quality, timing and budget objectives are met or exceeded across programmes
  • Represent and promote Prodrive’s technical capability within industry, government organisations and the wider business community
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the overall business strategy, providing technical support to the Prodrive senior leadership team

You:

  • Experience in a similar role ideally across automotive, aerospace, or defence technology sectors
  • Analytical, strategic thinker, able to understand and explain complex concepts
  • Customer focused and action orientated
  • Respected for technical depth and breadth
  • Presence and gravitas in an executive environment

Benefits:

Competitive commensurate with the position including pension, medical cover, car allowance and suite of additional benefits including lifestyle options e.g. additional holiday purchase

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