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Technical Director


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

28th May 2021


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




At Prodrive we combine our pace and agility with free thinking to redefine the possible. Our Advanced Technology business delivers complex engineering solutions for our clients in the automotive, aerospace, marine, commercial vehicle and defence sectors and our current portfolio includes work on military suspension systems, innovative aircraft seating systems, an electric 18 tonne truck and the design and delivery of a new hypercar’s hydraulic control system.

As our new Technical Director you will bring industry leading expertise and an insight into current and future technical developments to support our strategy for growth. In charge of our own destiny, we have the freedom to set our own direction, the freedom to decide where our pace, agility, breadth of capability, creativity and passion for innovation can be optimally deployed to make the biggest impact next. Come and challenge us on how to best exploit this freedom.

Your Challenge:

  • To bring a critical view and understanding of industry direction, developments and innovation
  • Drive technical development and innovation in new and existing directions
  • Re-define business strategies based on technical expertise with a commercial appreciation, driving plans to adapt to industry challenges
  • Build relationships across the sectors we operate in including with peers in customer and complementary organisations to develop trusted technical partnerships.
  • Raise our profile within our sectors and develop new business and opportunities.
  • Coach, develop, and nurture your team to ensure bids are client-centred, compelling and exploit our unique offering


  • You will have a proven track record of bringing technical insight, expertise and leadership into a fast paced engineering business.
  • Strategically, technically and commercially agile, you’ll help us anticipate future technology trends and opportunities then develop compelling responses, fine tuning our capabilities to ensure they are future-focused.
  • Approachable and collaborative, you will have a track record of developing strong relationships both internally and externally with an authentic and engaging style.
  • A leader who inspires innovation, you’ll have the insight, drive and credibility to fully unlock our potential.

We can be flexible with this position and would consider a part time candidate.

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