Managing Consultant, Electronics Engineering Innovation

Job Type:Full Time

Become part of the team

PA has a world leading Electronics Engineering capability that sits in a powerful product design and development function and we need you to promote it.

If you have a passion for IoT, Digital Health, Wearables, Cyber Security or any other industry sector touched by electronics, then this is a fanstastic opportunity to really stretch your expsoure.

PA's Product Design and Engineering (PDE) function is a multi-discipline service composed of engineers, software developers, scientists and data specialists that help clients across all industry sectors drive innovation and develop ground-breaking products.

We are looking for a commercially-orientated Managing Consultant, with a deep technical background in electronics engineering to promote and build propositions that excite customers wanting support with the electronics innovation.

Managing consultants serve as the drivers of growth at PA and are generally one part business development exec, one part project manager, one part account manager and one part technical specialist, all rolled up in an individual that has a strong understanding of an industry sector and the problems in that space. You might come from the defence, security, consumer electronics, networks, medical devices, transport or other industry sector but in all cases you understand the problems and challenges of electronics innovation in that space and are excited at applying this knowledge across a broader range of industries.

If you a re looking for a blended role that has elements of technical delivery, client contact, business development and high level project management, then this is potentially the role for you.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in electronics and a track record of electronics innovation across one or more industry sectors. They should understand the pitfalls, challenges and opportunities that advanced electronics engineering can bring to product development and be keen to use PA's resources to shape solutions and present them to clients.

International travel would potentially form part of this role and UK travel (30%) would be needed to be successful in this role.

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate team/resource management and the credibility to engage with leaders at the highest level of client organisations.

If you feel you meet these criteria then PA can offer you the chance to shape your own role and career in an environment that rewards commercial success.


  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Diversity Statement

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.