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Head of Product Development – Military Comms

United Kingdom

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Category: Executive Positions
Job Reference: CD212707
Posted: January 28, 2021

Oaklands Global is actively looking to recruit a Head of Product Development – Military Communication Systems (SDR) for a reputable defence client with a portfolio of customers in 90+ countries.


  • Hire appropriate team members
  • Lead the setting up of Communication R&D lab in a cost-efficient manner
  • Make and Evaluate the product/technology roadmap vis a vis competitive advantage
  • Manage and Lead various engineering teams – Mechanical, Electronics, Software, RF, etc.
  • Evaluate sub systems/processes/raw material advancements to implement in the product
  • Set and stick to R&D budgets and timelines
  • Manage documentation of various versions of products and data related to R&D
  • Manage application of patents and Intellectual Property Rights related to R&D
  • Develop and maintain data protection processes within the division
  • Manage product qualification and field trials of new products
  • Track, analyse and monitor technology performance metrics
  • Stay updated with new trends and best practices in the technology landscape

Essential skills and Experience:

  • Ability to manage a team of engineers
  • High technical ability
  • Experience in managing R&D projects – essential
  • Knowledge of Military Communication Waveforms
  • FPGA and DSP’s
  • Embedded Systems
  • Knowledge of Radio Frequency Systems and Sub-Systems
  • Knowledge of Mechanical Designing as per MIL STD

If you are interested in applying for this or any other position, please get in touch to find out more.

Why work with Oaklands Global?

Oaklands Global has 50 years combined experience supporting candidates at all levels to help identify and secure their next position. At Oaklands Global we manage all applications with the upmost professionalism and confidentiality.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you, please apply today to Callum Devaney in confidence.

Due to the high number of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 5 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

Oaklands Global is acting as an Employment Agency for this position.

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