Programme Manager

Purpose of the role is to… • Create 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 • Make complex ideas, plans and actions, simple, understandable and accessible to all • Influence 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: 497210
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: X1 Mechanical Engineering and PM (Div)

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
  • Motorsport/developing technology 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…

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

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

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