Technical Assistant to the Head of Electrical Engineering required on a permanent basis to join an industry leading automotive business.Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of automotive technology? Do you have a background strategically controlling the flow of information and progress of projects? Have you got experience of working in a fast paced and highly technical engineering environment? If you are seeking an exciting, technical and rewarding challenge then this is the role for you!This position offers the opportunity to contribute to the efficient running of operations / projects and strategy within a specialist electrical engineering division of one of the world most prestigious automotive brands. You will be working on a multitude of projects supporting the head of electrical engineering to deliver impactful and insightful communications to enable effective leadership across key business activities. What's in it for you? Access to Mercedes and FCA car lease scheme.Private Medical Cover Health Shield Cash Plan.26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.Company Performance Bonus Scheme.Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufacturesCompany pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.A wide range of discounts with associated partners.Key activities:Gathering relevant data, conducting analysis and generating insights and materials to support high-quality Head of EE communications, and effective external and internal meetingsPreparing presentations and supporting communication eventsProviding structure to communication events including: One to ones; Team meetingsEnsure the Head of EE is fully engaged with current vehicle delivery through project meetings and regular vehicle assessment drives.Oversee the development/deployment of the new organisation structure for EE.Assist with the direction and growth of the EE Planning team. Deployment of management tools to support effective project management.Oversee site strategy to ensure the vision of a "World Class and Efficient EE" division is achieved.Serving as the key interface for technical enquiries (e.g. customer queries, requests for EE at external forums)Ensuring queries are dealt with promptly, incorporate a sufficient level of technical detail/ analysis and are followed-up as required - including allocation to relevant areas of the business, or responding on behalf of EE.Leading planning and co-ordination of effective Leadership Team meetings - prioritising content, co-ordinating associated inputs and generating concise, accurate meeting minutesSupporting management of the Head of EE priorities and driving timely and effective outputsProject Co-ordination- key link into development of the new EE StructureSupporting kick-off and monitoring of key projects within EE to ensure successful project deliveryBuilding strong and productive relationships with delivery teamsPresenting progress on key areas of development to the Leadership TeamDrive data inputs, analysis & insights for monthly Management Information in the collation of data to support the EE.Working effectively with other departments to ensure key considerations, risks and opportunities are flagged and driving actions as requiredPresenting monthly Management Information Dashboard overview to Leadership TeamExperience you will need:Degree qualified in related disciplineKnowledge of, or experience in delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities (HD & SW)Experience of leading successful cross-departmental activitiesRegular exposure to the senior management team - active involvement in meetings and/or in cross-functional teams championed by members of the leadership teamManagement of projects to demonstrate capability to deliver against constraints such as time, budget, resource etcPractical experience of proactive problem solving with experience in supporting others through the processExperience of automotive software and integration project deliveryKnowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completionKnowledge of software/feature fault diagnosisThis is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.