Programme Manager - Legacy

£45000 - £50000 per annum
05 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Abbie Awdas
Contract Type
Full Time
Working with Special Projects VEM, PMT Leaders and Engineers, liaising with mainstream departments - Quality, Service, Supply, Launch, Manufacturing, Marketing and Design to deliver robust products to Quality, Cost and Delivery Targets.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

• Overall ownership, leadership and management of Special Projects delivery processes and procedures and initiate improvements to gain product quality, efficiency and timing.
• Financial definition, target, maintenance and responsibility.
• Lead and manage functional areas to achieve on time delivery of Engineering releases (ETRS) to support programme build requirements.
• Working with the QAO Senior Programme Manager, Chief Engineer, Finance, Design and Marketing department to establish and manage product definition and programme assumptions.
• Responsible for developing, maintaining and publication of SELs and PDLs.
• Ensure BoM structure and content is aligned to product definition, robust and available to support programme requirements.
• Lead and manage the escalation of issues through the Change control process.
• Responsible for scheduling and lead management of Gateway and Senior Management reviews including recommending Gateway readiness.
• Ensure all identified deliverables are understood by relevant owners and then manage issues and conflict to achieve for each program milestone within the Mission process.
• Manage the delivery of systems and components to support any prototype build requirements.
• Lead project resource management ensuring all activities are adequately supported to deliver the Programme.
• Deliver concern status targets and lead the review of resulting resolution actions and ensure the implementation of corrective actions.
• Deliver robust and transparent programme metrics – appropriate to programme scale - to demonstrate programme control and a clear understanding of any issues.
• Create and manage the Vehicle Programme Plan (VPP).
• Support the Programme Steering Team (PST) to manage Programme delivery work streams. Escalate issues to Special Projects Senior Manager.
• Work with VEM and PMT’s to ensure delivery of technical solutions to satisfy all programme requirements.
• Support the development and demonstration of targets against vehicle attributes in conjunction with the Special Projects Senior Programme Manager, Chief Engineer, VEM and PMT Leaders.
• Manage the programme change management processes including concerns, containments and releases.
• Manage a direct reporting structure of supporting programme team members as appropriate to scale of project.

Qualifications & Experience

• Automotive or Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
• Extensive experience working in a leadership role within Programme Management.
• Whole vehicle or complex system programme coordination / management experience.
• Extensive knowledge of product development / creation systems.
• Experience in component design, development and sign off.
• Expert user of Microsoft Office tools particularly Project, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Confident giving presentations.

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