Program Manager

Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Megan Cottrell

Program Manager

Leighton Buzzard - permanent

Up to £65,000 (dependent on experience)

Program Manager needed for an exciting opportunity on behalf of my client, a world's leading manufacturer of aircraft interior, products and solutions.

Benefits for the Program Manager:

My client offers a competitive salary, brilliant benefits and fantastic career progression.

Purpose of the Program Manager:

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the Program Manager will be responsible for program managing all aspects of the product lifecycle.

Responsibilities of the Program Manager:

* Program manage a new product introduction (NPI) with multiple projects running concurrently and within a matrix organization in conjunction with other project and program managers
* Liaise with internal departments to ensure that customer requests / deadlines are achieved under budget
* Generate a strong focus within the team on customer relationships and delivery of the internal objectives
* Generation of quotations
* Track the financial performance of the products and be a part of the team to improve its financial contribution to the business
* Act as a customer focal
* Contribute to the implementation of robust project management processes
* Communication with customer on both technical and commercial issues
* Generate a strong focus on customer relationships and development
* Lead Continuous Improvement Activities
* Pro-active member of the Structures Management Team and A350 Program Team, contributing to the improvement of the business

What you need to be the successful Program Manager:

* Degree qualified
* Computer literate (Microsoft Office Suite, Project and JDE)
* Knowledge of NPI product lifecycle - JDP, PDR, CDR, FAI
* Commercial knowledge / awareness and a strong focus on the delivery of internal objectives
* Good planning skills (Microsoft Project or Primavera)
* Knowledge of Earned Value Management
* Proven strong programme management skills in a matrix environment
* Focus on customer satisfaction
* Able to think 'outside the box'

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Program Manager to progress their career within the engineering industry.

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