Project Engineering Manager (PEM)

  • Date Added: May 25th, 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Engineering Manager (PEM) on a permanent basis working at our modern HQ in London. The Project Engineering Manager role encompasses engineering management on various engineering delivery projects and Multiple product development programmes within Hanwha-phasors engineering business division. The Project Engineering Manager will need to be a talented and highly experienced and motivated engineering manager, familiar with working on complex product systems within the Satcoms industry.

The role will require strong project organisational skills, a technical understanding and stakeholder management abilities with which to identify and manage a broad range of stakeholder needs that will inform the systems requirements, architects, and design engineers in support of their roles. The PEM role is a pivotal position to ensure the delivery of fully compliant solutions to our customer.

In this role with Hanwha-Phasor, you will get:

  • Advanced Technology: You will have the ability to contribute to the development of market-leading product development, providing advanced capability to the Hanwha-Phasor Portfolio
  • Agile Systems project Engineering: Apply and develop your knowledge of systems engineering governance in a fast-paced and dynamic agile development team.
  • Satcom Expertise: Hanwha-Phasor has subject-matter experts with extensive and detailed knowledge of the AESA Satcoms domain, technology, performance, and operational capabilities.
  • Continuous Learning: Whether, INCOSE engineering lifecycle processes, leadership, or personal development, you will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring.
  • Teamwork: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers, and Programme Managers in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Connections: You will be joining an expansive team of multi-disciplined roles across the business and will be a key driving force of the engineering schedules from concept to production delivery 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Day-to-day management of multi-disciplined Engineering project teams, ensuring that roles and tasks are clearly defined and understood.
  • Setting of goals, agreeing project specific schedules/ dependencies and delivery milestones
  • Understand and interpret engineering needs / requirements in order to influence and support the SDA with the system requirements, architecture, and design, liaising with communication technical specialist teams, and the Cambridge ASIC Centre of Excellence to consolidate the Project plans 
  • Liaise closely with System Design Authority, and Quality Assurance manager to ensure governance and  technical integrity of programmes.
  • Establish and maintain good lines of communication across the Engineering IPT reporting upwards to the “programme manager” and the SVP of Engineering.
  • Management of the Engineering technical documentation, quality, schedule and budget forcasting.
  • Management of cost/spend adherence to the programme budgets. Work Package cost management for project control and reporting.
  • Technical point of contact and liaison point for key customer organisations.
  • Technical interface and management of programme’s contractors & sub-contractors.
  • Configure and maintain performance measures and matrixes for the area.
  • Project progress reporting presentations for management
  • Support Business Development in their roles of securing new business and setting strategy for the business, including business development when required.
  • Identify performance improvements and propose candidate solutions and implementation methods.
  • Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.

Qualifications & Skills:


  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of engineering team management in a challenging environment
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Good schedule and budget control.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, across multiple sites/locations.
  • Strong leadership competency but also can demonstrate team-working skills.
  • Knowledge of engineering lifecycle and business process.
  • Good understanding of Satcoms environment.
  • Ability and desire to drive the engineering teams to rapid conclusion and schedule.


  • Proven technical expertise and management of technology programmes and full knowledge and experience of other related disciplines.
  • Understanding of financial management and impacts on programmes.
  • Experience in a “customer facing” role
  • Experience of interaction with senior external personnel on significant engineering matters often requiring coordination between organisations.

Our Office:

Hanwha Phasor Ltd’s Technology Centre is based in modern, open plan offices with great views, in the vibrant area of Hatton Garden, London.  

For transport we have excellent connections, with Farringdon, City Thameslink and Kings Cross St Pancras over ground stations within walking distance, and Chancery Lane and Farringdon tube stations within a 5-minute walk.

There are showers, cycle racks, lockers and a coffee shop on site. A number of networking and social events run throughout the year.

We are within easy walking distance of the City, Covent Garden and Embankment – there’s plenty to do at lunchtimes and after work.

Leather Lane food market is right on our doorstep with a range of diverse food on offer. The usual chains are also close by, so we really are spoilt for choice.


Hanwha Phasor offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • Life insurance at 4x salary
  • WeCare – access to 24/7 online GP
  • 25 days holiday (plus recognised public holidays) and holiday purchase scheme
  • Flexible working 
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme