Programme Manager

Chester £ 50,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013540

Due to the award of new programmes, one of the world`s leading developers and manufactures of complex solutions to the Aerospace & Defence sectors has a new vacancy for a Programme Manager. Working on a number of innovate projects this position will be instrumental in the successful launch of new products and candidates are sought with a good understanding of the aerospace and/or defence sectors with strong project management experience.


Commutable from: Chester, Liverpool, Runcorn, Crewe, Manchester, Wrexham, Stoke On Trent, Shrewsbury, Stockport.

Salary: £ 50,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. + pension + life assurance

Suitable for: Programme Manager, Program Manager, Programme Director, Project Manager.


The Role

Working closely with all key stakeholders you will take ownership of programmes to ensure customer projects are delivered on time and budget and you will play a key position in the senior management team.

Key responsibilities:

Provide Leadership and direction to deliver the project in accordance with the agreed upon schedule and costs
Act as primary point of contact with the customer and organize review meetings accordingly.
Measure and monitor the overall performance of the program
Creation and deployment of recovery plans (if required)
Identify and communicate improvement opportunities to senior management
Resolve any issues or disputes with the customer
Provide Leadership and direction to deliver the project in accordance with the agreed upon schedule and costs


The Candidate

Candidates must have a proven track record of successful project management gained within complex manufacturing with a good understanding of the aerospace and/or defence sectors. With excellent relationship skills you will have strong experience in face-to-face negotiation and a track record of customer development.

The successful candidate will be well practised working with projects involving complex and multi-disciplinary global technology teams you will have the ability to lead and influence and be well practised budgeting, project accounting and have strong influencing skills. 

For more information send a CV to James Charlett

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