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Chief Engineer - connectivity

  • Location

    Norfolk, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kevin Harris

  • Contact email:

    kevin.harris@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH51992


Chief Engineer- Connectivity, Norfolk

Well known sports car manufacturer going through a period of investment and envigorisation is seeking a Chief Engineer on vehicle connectivity to build capability. You would be responsible for defining and specifying architecture as this is not a "carry over". It represents an opportunity to deliver something innovative and new as AI is part of this remit

What you will do:

  • Manage connectivity domain work, responsible for design and developing sports vehicle connectivity systems.
  • Work with other partners, automotive player, technology supplier, exist eco system or start-up companies in order to set strategy/business model for connectivity.
  • Plan resources, assignments, department output, and budget. Enhance associate development through mentoring, training plans, goal setting, and performance appraisals.
  • Develop project plans and effectively communicate timing and critical paths
  • Manage teams, making them accountable and keeping projects on target. Observe and measure project performance to determine if the project is hitting the milestones and targets.
  • Own the connectivity daily operation.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree and experience in engineering, product development or project management
  • OEM/supplier connectivity project leader or Connectivity project manager or Vehicle function manager or IoT company technical manager, solution manager etc
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Software development knowledge

What you will get:

  • Chance to grow and manage a small team of around 10 people
  • Opportunity to investigate and implement new solutions
  • Halo position within the industry
  • Growth opportunities within bigger brand

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