Ultra Electronics, Communication & Integrated Systems (Ultra CIS) is one of the larger UK based Ultra businesses and is operationally run as four business units: Information Assurance, Secure Communications, EWST and Surveillance & Security Systems. These business units are underpinned by a shared services structure which incorporates finance, HR, operations and communications. Across Ultra CIS we provide encryption, network protection, automated payments, tactical and commercial communications and telemetry systems, covert and mobile surveillance systems and situational awareness technology to defence, public sector and commercial customers worldwide.
To deliver complex electronics development projects and bids on time, to budget and the required standard.
Scope / dimensions:
Manage multiple Projects ranging in size up to ~£10m
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Customer Focus -
Dedicated to meeting customer expectations and requirements (both internal and external); gets first-hand customer information and uses it to improve products/services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Integrity and Trust -
Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
Drive for Results -
Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-lined oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps; develops schedules; anticipates and adjusts for problems; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
Comfort around Higher Management -
Can deal comfortably with more senior managers without undue tension and nervousness; understands how senior managers think and work; can determine the best way to get things done with them by talking their language and responding to their needs; can craft approaches likely to be seen as appropriate and positive.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Timely decision making -
Makes decisions in a timely manner; sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision.
Interpersonal Savvy -
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organisation; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high tension situations comfortably.
Written & Verbal communication -
Is able to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
Managing & Measuring Work -
Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work.
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