Programme Manager / Program Manager

Location: Havant, Hampshire Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Programme Manager / Program Manager

Programme Manager / Program Manager required to join a globally established defence / engineering company in the Havant area. This company has recently won some large projects within the Maritime industry so ideally the Programme Manager will have came from a Navy / defence related background. The projects that this candidate will be working on can be worth up to £80million.

As the successful Programme Manager / Program Manager you will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • 9 day working fortnight (Every other Friday off)
  • The chance to work on large maritime projects alongside the Royal Navy

Responsibilities for the Programme Manager / Program Manager:

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of the programme.
  • Work with the multi-discipline personnel to achieve programme commitments on time and to budget.
  • Work with the Sub-contractor Programme Manager to ensure that the various Programme Major Subcontractors and Suppliers deliver their work share elements in order to support programme goals.
  • Embrace change to drive strategic and tactical growth within the Maritime Directorate.
  • Create positive customer and colleague experiences to ensure key programme results are achieved on time.
  • Develop new business and expand the Maritime product line with new and existing customers.
  • Ensure all applicable Programme Management and Business processes are applied and adhered to, whilst challenging the status quo where applicable.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports and communication to keep the Maritime Programme Director informed of internal and supplier performance, as well as possible relationship issues.
  • Co-ordinate engineering changes through internal and vendor functional groups establishing cost, schedule and performance impacts.
  • Support the delivery and achievement of Payment and Mission Success Milestones being achieved on schedule.
  • Ensures programme risks and opportunities are identified and managed effectively.

Requirements (Skill set) for the Programme Manager / Program Manager include:

  • Have been involved in the management of complex systems integration projects, principally involving defence programmes and maritime systems.
  • Have demonstrated Programme Management skills through phases of the programme life cycle.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to establish, develop and maintain positive business relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to create and manage teams to achieve objectives.
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to own commitments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own and the teams workload.

Desirable skills for the Programme Manager / Program Manager:

  • Experience in both engineering life cycle and programme management disciplines, ideally within the Maritime environment.
  • Experience working with similar MoD customer sets.

The Programme Manager / Program Manager will need to be eligible for SC clearance (Security clearance)

Don't miss out on a great opportunity to develop your Programme Manager / Program Manager career, this role won't be around for long, Apply now!

Programme Manager / Program Manager

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