Development Manager (Guided Weapon)

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Date: 17 Nov 2023

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC


HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage, not only coordinate, the assigned development from concept to completion
  • Scope, plan, contract and coordinate internal allocated resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the development activities
  • Liaise with the relevant line managers in the Development Engineering Division to ensure feasible (technical, schedule and cost) work packages as well as resource allocation
  • Create and maintain the RASI (responsible, accountable, support, information) table to clearly define roles
  • Identify risks, generate and maintain the Risk Register to capture mitigation plans, status reporting and risk closure approvals/ sign-offs
  • Contribute and partake in the project management team thereby ensuring that the output of the development conforms with the expectations of the product,
  • Lead and mentor Junior Project Managers to facilitate projects and perform assigned responsibilities


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering/Technology degree and/or equivalent technical qualification in the field
  • Working knowledge in the broad spectrum of product development as related to guided munition development and manufacturing
  • Project Management Professional certification/equivalent of higher (e.g. MBA) a distinct advantage
  • At least 8/15 years (B.Eng / B.Tech.) or 7/10 years (M.Eng / M.Tech.) of related experience, preferably, in the aerospace industry
  • Development experience in at least one of the relevant engineering disciplines such as mechanical, mechatronic, electrical, electronic, software or aeronautical
  • Experience in managing a system/sub-system through more than 2 of the development cycles


Key Skills:

  • Attention to detail to ensure completeness in the scoping of the work
  • Ability to optimise development team interaction and maximise synergy
  • Verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Weapon system/sub-system development, including target setting, specification, concept design, detail design, calibration, testing and evaluation, verification, validation and qualification
  • MS Office, Project, Excel and Financial Database experience
  • Working knowledge of development process safety and mission critical functions



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