Senior Programme Manager

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  • Location:

    Uxbridge, London

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Senior Programme Manager

Location: Uxbridge

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000

Permanent role

The position is responsible for providing a pivotal role in respect of assigned projects with specific responsibility for providing the control and co-ordination of agreed programmes of work and for reporting on the progress of technical, engineering, and associated activities of assigned projects such that they are managed, administered and completed in accordance with contract.

As a Senior Programme Manager, the job holder may be expected to oversee and guide the work of administrative and technical personnel assigned to specific projects.

Responsibilities - Senior Programme Manager

  • To establish the Project Plans :

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

    • Booking Codes are allocated to specific work assignments within the programme

    • Achievement of objectives/milestones can be monitored with early identification of delay on any aspect of the project

    • Customer can be advised of progress/delays in a timely fashion and programme schedule can be amended as and when necessary.

  • To initiate Internal Works Orders such that work orders are communicated to relevant Departments and appropriate resources can be allocated and efficiently managed

  • To develop and maintain a risk register in respect of assigned projects such that:

    • foreseeable problems/delays are identified

    • mitigation/fallback plans are available

    • delay in project completion is minimised

    • potential cost overruns are identified and minimised

  • To monitor and control cost of assigned projects - including invoicing and budgeting

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • To assist and support preparation of commercial proposal submissions so that realistic costs and time frames are reflected within commercial contracts.

Skills and Qualifications - Senior Programme Manager

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

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

  • Some experience of multi-faceted, externally facing negotiations.

  • Some experience in Risk Management techniques and their application.

  • Broad experience of managing customer interface.

  • Relationship building/interpersonal skill-set.

  • Thorough planning, organising and administration/project management skill; proficient in MS Office (Excel and Project).

  • Highly honed IT and data analysis skill (i.e. turning raw data into 'sound'/robust information).

  • Degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering or Equivalent

  • Member of the Institute of Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineers, APM or similar.