Job Description

Engineering Capability Co-ordinator

A Engineering Capability Co-ordinator is required to work on a fifteen month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in South Wales

Overview of the Engineering Capability Co-ordinator contract role

The Engineering Capability Co-ordinator will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the people aspects of the NGMS transition plan, to ensure the Engineering Capability is aligned to the requirements of the NGMS contract.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Working as a key part of the small focused Engineering Capability team, responsible for:
  • Resourcing - enabling the glide path to NGMS
  • Develop cross functional training needs
  • Develop the functional training plan / deliver training plan
  • Alignment of people (skills. Knowledge) and resource
  • Define contract sustainment profile
  • Contract sustainment identification and alignment
  • Supporting the functional identification and management of critical skills
  • Assist as required with analysis for Strategic Workforce Planning
    • Functional SQEP identification, analysis and feed into requirements, to enable contract delivery
  • Capability Management Plans maintained and appropriate actions delivered
    • Effective communications link between the team and all stakeholders to increase awareness.
    • Provide the inputs to assist in the analysis/Capability Management Plan from an NGMS perspective and the associated discipline capability requirements to generate the strategic resource and capability development plan for Engineering.
    • Provide help and assistance to the capability team focused on recruitment, career development and overall capability development of Engineering through a blended approach.
  • Provide assistance regards the capability sustainment/development into the Capability Delivery Manager.
  • Participate in appropriate Capability focused activities across Engineering
  • Help promote a more inclusive and diverse culture within Engineering

Competencies/Skills and Expertise include the following:

  • Educated and qualified to HNC level or above (or equivalent).
  • Previous experience in a Training/HR role would be advantageous.
  • Applicant needs to be conversant with Microsoft Office applications (essential).
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with their stakeholders.
  • A professional individual who is self-motivated.
    • Close attention to detail, with an ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Flexibility and have the capabilities to be proactive in a driven environment.
    • Prioritising a constantly varying workload, in parallel with maintaining high quality standards and meeting deadlines.

The role is based in South Wales - commutable from Abergavenny, Ebbw Vale, Merthyr Tydfil, Aberdare, Pontypridd, Newport, Caldicot, Usk, Chepstow, Monmouth, Cwmbran, Blackwood, Pontypool and Abertillery with excellent access from Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Cheltenham, Gloucester

If you are a Co-Ordinator looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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