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Mission and Product Assurance Manager - Space

  • Location: Guildford, Surrey, England, GU2 7RQ
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 12 October 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH77386_1630406651

We are looking for a Mission and Product Assurance manager to support the growth of our Space business and support our client's ambitions to deliver new Space capabilities for the United Kingdom.

Calling upon a track record in the space domain and assurance of one or more space missions, the role involves definition, implementation and management of a fit for purpose assurance regime (managing risk, budget, timescales), and providing expert advice/consultancy and knowledge transfer with internal, third party and customer teams.

This role will be Hybrid working -the location of work is anticipated to be half time working from one of our offices and/or client site (London, Gloucester or Guildford) with the balance working from home.

You will be responsible for:

  • Definition of mission assurance approach
  • Definition and/or tailoring of appropriate engineering standards to meet the needs of the mission
  • Establishing processes to deliver effective mission assurance
  • Audit/Inspection of process implementation with a view to confirming compliance with quality procedures.
  • Definition of contractual assurance requirements and ensure flowed down to suppliers/subcontractors
  • Definition of assurance requirements/acceptance criteria for contractually deliverable items, and ensure flowed down to suppliers and subcos.
  • Review of supplier contracts, deliverables, gate reviews; ensuring that quality standards required are being met or exceeded.
  • Support to supplier design, test, manufacturing readiness reviews
  • Support to supplier assembly, verification, validation and test phases

You will have:

  • Understanding of ESA ECSS or other relevant industry/MOD/Space Agency standards for systems engineering and assurance
  • 10 or more years' experience of space systems engineering and assurance

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, 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.

*** 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 ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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