Matchtech

Programme Manager - Legacy

Recruiter
Location
Warwick
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP389865
Contact
Abbie Awdas
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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