Programme Manager (Development)

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional Programme manager to join our World championship winning team at Brixworth. The purpose of the role is creating transparency and clarity throughout the business with regards to what the programme is trying to deliver, when, and what’s needed to do it successfully. Making complex ideas, plans and actions, simple, understandable and accessible to all.Influencing and align the business with drive and determination, pushing to deliver against aggressive targets, setting the drumbeat and tone as part of an Engineering led business

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Job no: 493524
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Programme Management

To be  a Success in this role you will... 

Deliver the programme, by:

  • Enabling alignment of all key stakeholders across the value chain
  • Creating programme plans to deliver to business need
  • Making sure all stakeholders are aware of programme requirements
  • Identifying and mitigating risks and barriers to progress
  • Tracking & reporting on status vs key plan dates and technical targets
  • Setting a positive tone and work to motivate all project stakeholders and team members
  • Driving and facilitating a formal, disciplined gateway review process effectively
  • Processing ECNs (Engineering Change Instructions) ensuring the requirements are clearly communicated and aligned with the programme needs
  • Identify resources required to achieve programme targets and drive the relevant functions to provide this resource
  • Supporting supplier design agreements to engage the supplier early in the design process and minimise time from idea to stores and cost.

Therefore we need you to be Skilled at...

  • Understanding people, their preferences and their strengths and how to make the most of them. Motivating a team; leading by example, enabling and expecting action, and driving high performance
  • Communication; clear, concise, confident, happy to speak up and challenge
  • Remaining calm under pressure
  • Simplifying complexity – understanding the fine detail and being able to take a step back to translate that message to others
  • Making rational decisions based on available information (even when incomplete), taking appropriate action, prioritising under pressure and understanding when to escalate
  • Facilitating group discussions, managing and preventing conflict

Have Experience of...

  • A similar or relevant position
  • Influencing in all directions in order to achieve programme requirements
  • Racing/motorsport or similar industries (e.g. first tier supplier)
  • Working in an equally fast paced/demanding environment (desirable)
  • Delivering programmes from concept to customer (full life cycle), using a defined framework/process (quality gate system) successfully
  • Excel, SAP and Microsoft Project

Demonstrate Knowledge of...

  • Value stream mapping (information & materials flow)
  • Planning ERP Systems
  • Operating in a technical environment
  • Operating in a matrix structure

Hold these Qualifications...

  • An Engineering, Science or business based degree at 2.1 level or above (or equivalent)
  • Post graduate professional development such as chartered status with a relevant professional body (e.g.CEng) or a business related degree (e.g MBA) – desirable

And be...

  • Credible
  • Professional with a positive attitude
  • An agile learner
  • A natural leader and team player
  • An enabler to progress
  • Resilient with an undisputed will to succeed

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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