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Head of Weapons, Evaluation & Capability Assurance


The role is based in Main Building MOD, London. However, other locations may be considered on the basis that a regular weekly presence in London will be required.

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The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is taking a more strategic approach to delivering military capability, maximising for the UK the wider international, prosperity and industrial benefits of our investment. Working within the Finance and Military Capability area of MOD’s Head Office, this SCS1 post plays a key role; identifying choices and delivering key strategic and capability outcomes, and providing direction and coherence across Defence.

The Head of Weapons, Evaluation and Capability Assurance (WECA) leads the delivery of a significant (c. £1Bn per annum / c. £11Bn 10-year) portfolio of technology, capital and service provision investments across weapon systems, test and evaluation, and directed energy systems. With Departmental and Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) responsibilities as the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for several major investment programmes, the post-holder is central to the delivery of military capability for our Armed Services, today and in the future.