Programme Manager

Location: Chelmsford, Essex Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Ben's
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Abbott

Programme Manager (Engineering)
Essex - Commutable from Braintree, Chelsmford, Colchester, Southend, Romford etc
Salary - £60,000 to £70,000 depending on experience

I have a great OPPORTUNITY for a Programme Manager to join a very successful and growing Electonics Technology company based in Essex. My client can offer you unlimited career progression across the UK and internationally as well as the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects that you will never get to work on anywhere else.!

If you want to make a difference and work on something unique which will give you a new challenge every day then this is the role for you!

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment!!Defence, Space, Marine, RF, Electronics or Aerospace. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN SC (British Security Clearance)

Some of the main duties of the Programme Manager will include:

  • Support the Head of Programmes on the management of the project portfolio
  • Supporting Business Units with Integrated Capture/Delivery Team demands
  • Apply Change, Risk and Resource management at the programme level
  • Develop and monitor deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Support the sales and engineering teams with new project cost & time estimates
  • Preparation and presentation of project portfolio status reports to Head of Programmes and Senior Leadership Team
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff
  • Supporting the business in generating successful bids and capture plans
  • Effective communication of project performance, issues and risks to all stakeholders (and where appropriate manage expectations) for projects
  • Identification of opportunities for continuous improvements of Project Management process and procedures and support improvement opportunities

In order to be the successful Programme Manager and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Experience of successfully delivering complex projects using recognised Project Management techniques
  • Demonstrable experience of energising teams to meet critical timescales and project delivery within budget
  • Good understanding of Risk Management and how this is used to manage a project
  • Persuasive and clear communication skills across all levels of the business
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Knowledge and qualification in APM Body of Knowledge, PRINCE2 or PMP methodologies
  • MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN SC (British Security Clearance)

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Programme Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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