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Sustainment Programme Manager

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Sustainment Programme Manager




Sustainment Programme Manager needed for a leading Defence organisation based in Sustainment Programme Manager who are looking to employ an experienced Sustainment Programme Manager from a Military Aviation background

What the role entails:

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

  • Managing transition up to Contract Award.
  • Establishing the baseline plan to deliver commitments and achieve the performance, cost, schedule and quality objectives.
  • Developing and maintaining the programme organisation, roles and responsibilities and the matrix relationship to business functions.
  • Managing execution performance against the baseline (cost, schedule and quality).
  • Review Programme Delivery Performance taking early action to ensure Customer KPIs are met.
  • Establishing and maintaining management plans.
  • Ensuring the programme's plans, schedules, cost, and resource baselines are set and maintained, taking account of dependencies, resource requirements and contractual and financial commitments.
  • Implementing a Programme Performance Improvement process.
  • Implementing data management and configuration management processes.
  • Generation, analysis and review of Estimate-At-Completion on a monthly basis, taking into account the impact of cost, schedule and service delivery performance.
  • Ensuring the programmes risks and opportunities are identified, monitored and mitigation plans devised and implemented.
  • Ensuring compliance with Company process and procedures.
  • Undertaking the required reviews to ensure good governance by providing evidence based progress and status information and reports.
  • Leading the programme team to deliver through empowerment and motivation
  • Managing stakeholders.
  • Develop a Service Delivery Culture within the team, focused on customer Satisfaction.

What you need to be the successful Sustainment Programme Manager:

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

  • Experienced in delivering successful Technical and Performance Based Logistic (PBL) Sustainment services in a corporate environment.
  • Experience of Apache / Military Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services.
  • Evidence of frequent interaction with senior leader's (internal and external).
  • Proven record of shaping/influencing financial/strategic decision making.
  • Strong leadership attributes.


  • Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Sustainment 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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