Senior Programme Manager

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  • Location:

    Denham, Buckinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    12 months ago

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Senior Programme Manager

Location: Denham, Buckinghamshire

Salary: £50,000 - £62,000pa

An organisation specialising in the manufacture and design of complex ejection seats within the aerospace and defence industry are seeking an experienced Senior Programme Manager to oversee and guide the work of administrative and technical personnel assigned to specific projects.

Key Responsibilities - Senior Programme Manager

  • Overall project outline and individual work assignments within the programme of work are clearly identified with projected dates for completion

  • Working to key objectives and milestones

  • To initiate Internal Works Orders such that work orders are communicated to relevant Departments and appropriate resources can be allocated and efficiently managed so that work is completed in accordance with the Programme.

  • To develop and maintain a risk register

  • To monitor and control cost of assigned projects

  • To coordinate the development of test and evaluation programmes by identifying hardware and resource demand, provisioning hardware and providing programmatic guidance and support.

  • To communicate and co-ordinate the flow of data and relevant information between all parties including design/test/manufacturing and customers so that information is circulated effectively and efficiently, without unnecessary delay and in accordance with contractual arrangements as and when these apply.

  • To produce progress reports for management and/or customers and if required present same at formal update meetings so that Project progress is formally recorded and discussed.

  • To liaise with subcontractors ensuring that they are in receipt of technical and schedule information and to manage the subcontractor interface with other MBA departments such as Mechanical Engineering, Sourcing, Commercial and Systems Engineering so that subcontractors are able to effectively support programme needs.

  • To assist and support preparation of commercial proposal submissions

Key skills and knowledge - Senior Programme Manager

  • Broad project management experience knowledge and understanding of engineering disciplines (design/test/manufacturing).

  • Extensive experience of presentation design, development and delivery including customer facing.

  • Negotiations experience.

  • Some experience in Risk Management techniques and their application.

  • Relationship building/interpersonal skill-set.

  • Thorough planning, organising and administration/project management skills

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