Air Weapon Capability Manager

Air Weapon Capability Manager

Job Title: Air Weapon Capability Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Up to £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 126627_1591113334
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 02, 2020 16:55

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Air Weapon Capability Manager - High Wycombe/Lincoln/Bristol - 23 months - INSIDE IR35 - £400 per day (plus expenses) - DV clearance (must be active)

Please note: This role is INSIDE IR35, please do not apply if you are not happy working inside IR35

SO2 Attack Weapons will be supporting the Wing Commander in charge of delivering a very broad area of responsibility as charged by Assistant Chief of Staff Air Capability Deliver - Combat Air. These tasks include stockpile management of all combat air weapons, approving the use of weapons for trials and training requirements and informing operational commanders of the implications of the use of weapons and limitations this may cause. This requires a sound understanding of weapons and Air power as the role will often be asked for SME input to a wide field of operations, capabilities and impacts of gaps or arising issues. The role is also charged with leading the Air Environment Working Group and drafting the submission to the Key Munitions Planning Group in Head Office. The task requires knowledge of the military tasks and an understanding of war fighting concepts and scales. The role will also involve access and management of Special Access Programs, DV and checks required. The role is also charged with working closely with the weapons PMO to generate and deliver options and cost requests to initiate or change Air Command Programs of Record. The role will require the ability to run Capability Integration Working Groups and Acceptance cases for delivering new capability into Air Cmd, either directly or supporting Weapons Evaluation and Capability Assurance team in Head Office. It will also involve close workings with delivery teams at DE&S ABW, both in the Wpns Operating Centre and in the Combat Air team. A basic understanding of military procurement, risk and project managment will assist as the role deputises for the Air Wpns Prog Mgr and Prog Director. Finally, the role is the co-ord and deputy for the NATO ACG2, acting as UK PoC and owner of STANAGs.

A knowledge of Air Power, a SME in weapons and platform capabilities and receny in the field due to the repaid nature of how wpns change. Ideally a Qualified Weapons Instructor (RAF) or a Deep Wpns SME.

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