Programme Manager

UK - West Midlands Contract rate Permanent

Job Reference: 014710

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult is accelerating the future of advanced manufacturing. We bring together the brightest minds and the most innovative technologies to solve the engineering challenges of tomorrow.


This is a rolling contract for an experienced Programme Manager to join our Strategic Programmes team.





  • Up to 20% performance-related discretionary bonus

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Defined Pension scheme with 5% employee contribution and 10% company contribution

  • Death in service benefit of 4 times salary

  • 25 days annual leave



The Role


As Programme Manager you will play a key role in developing and delivering the new ways of working to support HVMC‘s industrial transformation strategy. This will involve:


  • Providing the tools and expertise to shape, enable and manage delivery.

  • Developing practice standards and capabilities.

  • Establishing process and behaviour disciplines around the visibility of key performance and risk indicators.

  • Providing line management to programme coordinators and matrix management to Project Managers.



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Programme Manager will be/have the following:


  • A collaborative leader, you sit comfortably in leadership structures with the ability to work across internal and external bodies.

  • Cope well with uncertainty, you are resilient with the ability to hold on to the bigger picture.

  • Strong knowledge and proven experience in the management of organisational change projects.

  • Adept at managing the complexity of multi stakeholder dynamics.

  • Proven interpersonal skills, with the ability to address gaps and resolve conflicts in a positive-constructive manner.

  • Can thrive in a supportive but fast paced, tight deadline environment.

  • Experience of public/private sector project requirements/reporting needs.

  • Consider yourself well organised, self-disciplined and methodical with the ability to identify and apply improvements where needed.



The HVM Catapult is an equal opportunities employer and is seeking applications from a diverse range of candidates.


To apply for the role of Programme Manager, please send a current CV to Matthew Fielding.

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