My client is a very well-known Aerospace manufacturing company based in Coventry which produce complex components for turbine jet engines supplying to industry leaders such as Rolls Royce, Safran and Pratt & Whitney. Due to business demand they need a Programme Manager to join them on permanent basis.
Purpose·Provides programme management for new programme introduction with a focus on delivering products that meet requirements on schedule and within budget
Candidate Requirements·Experience in an aerospace environment preferred.·A strong technical background to understand and evaluate the technical specifications, requirements and capabilities associated with the programme.·Experience in Project Engineering, manufacturing and scheduling is desirable.·Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities and projects.·Effective motivator/mentor and communicator.·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.·Ability to travel both nationally and internationally as required
Key Accountabilities·Defines and communicates Programme Organization Charts and always maintains a current understanding of status of assigned programmes. ·Ensures that risks and issues are identified, prioritized and escalated and implements mitigation strategies.·Monitors, reports, and drives programme progress in accordance with established procedures and budgets.·Participates in the resolution of commercial and technical in-service issues, especially with regards to customer interaction and relationship.·For OE bids, integrates the Programme Capture Plan into an overall Programme Plan once new programmes are won and assigned.·Identifies and secures programme resources in agreement with Functional Heads.·Works closely with assigned engineering project managers (aka “IPT leads”) to direct and co-ordinate the efforts of all employees associated with assigned programmes, approving changes in assigned personnel.·Responsible for producing and managing the Programme Management Plan, ensuring that all aspects of assigned programmes, including Technical, Commercial and Supply Chain activities are integrated into a Master Programme Schedule.·Ensures that all projects, work packages and activities within assigned programmes have owners, deliverables and due dates.