Program Manager

Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

Program Manager

Leighton Buzzard

Program Manager required to join a globally established aerospace company in the Leighton Buzzard area. If you are interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional development then my client has the position for you!

Responsibilities for 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
  • The Program manager must be able to act as a customer focal point
  • 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

Requirements (Skill set) for the Program Manager include:

  • 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
  • The Program Manager needs to be able to think 'outside the box'

Keywords: Program Manager / Project Manager / Billington / Grove / Soulbury / Burcott / Heath & Reach

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