Mission Support Specialist – BAE SYSTEMS , Saudi Arabia

Your Main Responsibilities
Support the RSAF Mission Support Team in respect of all RSAF aircraft programmes and in-service airworthiness issues on Tornado, Hawk, PC-9, Jet Stream, Cessna and other aircraft within RSAF inventory.
Perform analysis of fleet issues to identify and understand trends and potential future availability/supportability problems.
Create Statement of Requirements documents to define RSAF requirements for RSAF aircraft procurement and support projects, and coordinate the documents with all RSAF stakeholders.
Review, evaluate Costed Proposals and Statements of Work on all RSAF systems. Coordinate on Directorate responses to Prime Contractor on fleet support related issues.
Participate in research, development and implementation of programs to improve safety, reliability and maintainability of RSAF weapons systems and associated support equipment.
Monitor and report on upgrade programme implementation and associated impact on fleet availability.
Prepare RSAF staff correspondence (reports, letters, presentations etc.) to applicable organisations, internal or external to the RSAF, on RSAF Weapons Systems and associated issues.
Accompany RSAF officers to briefings and meetings involving fleet performance reviews.

Your Skills & Qualifications
Detailed knowledge of maintenance management, statistical, analytical and presentation techniques. Fully conversant with the concepts of maintainability, reliability, system diagnosis and failure modes, design procedure and industrial processes.
Experience and knowledge of RSAF practices and procedures gained through at least three years involvement, preferably at Base Level, with the SBDCP project.
Possess an understanding of the Prime Contractor’s commercial procedures and contractual terms and conditions.
Ability to communicate effectively to RSAF at Director (General) level and to Company/MODSAP at Executive/Director level.
Experience in the management, installation, commissioning, handover and maintenance of small and/or large projects.
Have a good command of the English language in both written and verbal communications. Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

Recruitment Specification:
A good all round awareness and knowledge of RSAF aircraft systems and operations gained from a minimum of 10 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance.
Previous background as an Engineering Officer or SNCO in a military environment with experience at Command HQ Ministry of Defence or Company level involving staffing of aircraft maintenance policy and its implementation is desirable.

Saudi National Employee Benefits
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive the following package, which makes this an opportunity not to be missed
A competitive basic salary
Generous leave
Living allowance
Transport allowance
TAWUNIYA health care scheme for Employees and immediate family
Discounted TAWUNIYA health care scheme for Employees Parents
Access to discounted gym membership

BAE Systems
BAE Systems has a heritage of commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For 50 years, we have provided the platforms and services that support the Saudi armed forces to defend the interests of the Kingdom. In support of the Saudi Arabia National Objectives, we’ve invested heavily in the development of Saudi people, technology, infrastructure and local companies in the defence supply chain. Our investments have helped to develop the Saudi defence industry as well as developing a skilled and highly productive workforce.

Inspiring Work, Inspiring People
All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals. If you are Ex-military, you MUST submit your end of service certificate with your application. We aim to complete the assessment and selection process within 3 weeks from closing date.

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