Scientific Challenges Specialist/Practitioner

Scientific Challenges Specialist/Practitioner

Job Title: Scientific Challenges Specialist/Practitioner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary: £400 - £420 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SCSP_1559655427
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2019 14:37

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Scientific Challenges Specialist / Practitioner - 15 months - Salisbury or Portsdown West - INSIDE IR35 - £400-420 per day (Umbrella) - SC Clearance

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

Minimum Requirement:
- Strong communication skills
- Fundamental research skills (from scratch)

- A technically credible background, sufficient to have the ability to effectively shape and conduct S&T responses to the stakeholder problems and needs.
- Business analysis or systems thinking skills in a research context.
- Awareness of conceptual modelling techniques and utility of abstract thought.
- The ability to communicate complex problems succinctly and to use this to influence and negotiate from a position of technical and intellectual strength.
- The ability to be self-starting and directing and having a dynamic, team-based proactive approach to tasks and the solving of challenging problems.
- An appreciation of experimentation methods and data analysis, ideally in respect of 'in the field' activities as well as in laboratory settings.

- Previous experience or exposure to the military context, and especially military C2
- Knowledge of experimental methods that include human factors, technology war-gaming or action research
- Familiarity with ethical and legal issues

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