Programme Manager

£50000 - £60000 per annum
01 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Daniel Martin
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role/ Purpose

To lead one or more projects within the Company’s engine development programme

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

* Manage the execution and performance of the project, or projects, to ensure that schedule, cost and technical objectives are met
* Manage the interactions with Customers and contractors to ensure that an appropriate level of communication is maintained
* Ensure that project management plans are produced and maintained and that progress and financial reports are generated when required
* Manage and motivate the project team, ensuring that roles and responsibilities are defined and regularly reviewed
* Liaise with other teams and functions within the Company (such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Export Control and Finance etc.) to ensure the effective execution of the project
* Provide support to the management of the overall programme, particularly regarding strategy, review of objectives, resourcing, schedules and Customer and stakeholder management


* Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant technical subject

Knowledge and Experience

* A proven track record in aerospace or defence sector project management, preferably in the field of gas turbine or rocket propulsion development
* A clear understanding of the role and responsibilities of the project manager within an aerospace or defence environment is essential

Skills and Behaviours

* Excellent leadership and decision-making abilities
* Self-motivated but with the ability to work successfully with inter-disciplinary teams, providing guidance and inspiration
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to present complex data to stakeholders at all levels, including Customers and Senior Management
* Work to a high level of detail and establish appropriate priorities in carrying out responsibilities and in meeting deadlines
* Excellent IT skills including standard office applications and project management software
* Demonstrates behaviours consistent with core values;

* Innovation
* Teamwork
* Commitment
* Quality
* Trust

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