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Defence Configuration Manager

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 29 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82312_1713360181

Are you an experienced Configuration Manager looking for your next opportunity to support solutions within the Defence and Nuclear sector? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you…

My client is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognised for their innovative and engineering solutions encompassing value-added technologies for designing and advancing the global nuclear assets in the power, defence, space and health industries. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components, fuel and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

They are now seeking to recruit an experienced Configuration Manager to support them in their long term development and delivery of vision and goals.

You will be responsible for:

  • Configuration management - procedure development, enhancement, and integration with the Change Process.
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining formal audit processes to check that Configuration is being managed internally and externally across the project delivery organisation into the nuclear baseline.
  • Establishing and maintaining the agreed standards to be followed by the site teams and support the delivery improvements to gain the successes targeted, and report accordingly status and blockers, with were possible providing solutions balanced with governance.
  • Identification of the Baselines, and gaps that need to be captured and managed to completion.

You will have:

  • Extensive experience of the high-end regulatory industry preferred in a similar role, which is demonstrable in complex assets and facilities (nuclear or defence preferable).
  • Demonstrable industry understanding of configuration management, or the fundamental blocks established as to build on, with minim of construction projects handover, operations regulator understanding and used of effective validation requirements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety critical systems and specifications including the appropriate legislation, standards, and directives along with the management of appropriate activities such as FMECA, HAZOP, HAZID
  • An understanding of design phases and integration across the full V cycle, with design validation and verifications with version management and control.
  • Experience of Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (hardware and software), Security, Mechanical Handling, Process, Ventilations, Bespoke Assets, Civils and Structural integration for applications in critical assets, machinery, radiological monitoring, and process plant.
  • Experience of designing/leading and in particular the completion of active and passive systems packages.
  • Demonstrable and sound technical knowledge of theoretical and practical design and operations aspects of system engineering of passive assets and facilities of similar high security nature

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including 8% pension, health insurance life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***