Functional People Manager

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Functional People Manager

  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 21.5% bonus per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Aerospace, Defence and Space
  • Contact: Bryn Jones
  • Contact Email: bryn.jones@theonegroup.co.uk
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH51289_1710438611

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I am delighted to be partnering with a large defence organisation who possess an excellent working culture and progression routes. They are currently recruiting a proven leader on a 12 month FTC basis who is passionate about managing the performance and development of their people. An engineering appreciation is beneficial for some aspects of the role, but a passion, focus, drive and vision to lead a team to deliver successfully is most important.

The role comes with:

  • The opportunity to work in the forefront of the UK defence industry
  • Up to 60k salary
  • Up to 21.5% bonus
  • Relocation assistance if required
  • Company pension scheme up to 14%
  • Share incentives
  • Health and Dental insurance
  • 25 days annual leave + banks
  • Flexible working
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • Dining and Lifestyle discounts and vouchers
  • Learning budget
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Your role will be to:

  • Support/Lead change programmes to meet a dynamic environment delivering equipment critical to the defence of our nation and its front line forces.
  • Deliver high quality development and performance evaluations in order to maximise the potential of our people for today and for the future.
  • Lead the development and harmonisation of processes that are fit for the rapid development of cutting edge technologies.
  • Monitor, review and report progress against technical and schedule deadlines with support from a technical delivery leads and functional team leaders.
  • With the help of our Technical Expert community, reinforce technical excellence through robust design activity.
  • Support the recruitment process to meet our workload and skills needs.
  • Motivate people/teams to pull together to deliver through challenging technical and time bound environments

If you are a proven leader with the below, I want to hear from you.

  • Experience of leading teams and individuals
  • Experience of defining, implementing and embedding strategic direction by providing a clarity of vision and mission.
  • Ability to lead and drive collaboration across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure on time, on cost, on quality delivery.
  • Experience of various management tasks - recruitment, onboarding, performance, development etc.


The client wants to move quickly with this one - so please apply now & don't miss out!
For more information, please contact The ONE Group's Technical Division on 01733 234000.
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