Programme Manager

Coventry £47,000 - £65,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012629

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a Programme Manager. The purpose of the role is to successfully deliver a key strategic programme for the Liverpool City Region.

Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, 5 day working week condensed in to 4 days, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.

The Role

The business requires the Programme Manager to co-ordinate programme and project management activities across the broader group of technologies for a major MTC client. The primary function of the role is to oversee programme performance, support balanced resource allocation and deliver individual projects.

The role encompasses:
Leading and managing the successful delivery of a number of large and/or complex projects/programmes across multiple technology themes for a major MTC client.
Ensure the customer and all stakeholders` needs are clearly captured, understood, and effectively built into all aspects of the programme delivery.
Liaise with Technology/Line Managers to ensure effective use of resources across the portfolio in delivering project quality, cost & delivery.
Ensure an accurate and up to date Project Management Plan (PMP) is maintained and communicated
Define, measure and report regular communication updates of programme & project performance to the client and key stakeholders

The Person

The successful candidate for the Programme Manager role will possess the following attributes:

An extremely strong leader with significant experience in a busy projects based/professional services environment
Assertive situational leadership skills
Demonstrates appropriate behaviours and competencies in line with the MTC`s Right Way
Experience and a working understanding of delivering projects through others in an engineering/professional services environment
An organised yet flexible approach and able to influence/deliver through others across multiple projects
Articulate and able to effectively communicate at all levels of the business, from junior staff to CEO
A natural investigatory nature and able to diagnose and resolve problems
Results driven self-starter with a positive CAN-DO approach focusing on solutions rather than problems
Qualified to degree level in technical and / or business related disciplines and a background in engineering or professional related disciplines
Numerate with a strong focus on financial management

Please note, due to the nature of the role, candidates must be willing and able to complete National Security Vetting.

To apply for the Programme Manager position please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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