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Programme Manager

  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 22/11/2017
  • Job reference: J377833A

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Programme Manager

£65,000 per annum

Car Allowance

Excellent Benefits

Permanent, Full-time

An excellent opportunity has arisen with my FTSE 100 client; the UK's leading Engineering Support Services Organisation. They have undergone a significant business transformation and are looking to appoint a Programme Manager. This position can be based in multiple locations such Bristol, Cheltenham, Swindon and Birmingham.

The purpose of this role is to manage the output of programmed work and is accountable for co-ordinating and managing the activity of works required to deliver the output(s) and producing the output plan(s).


  • Monitoring production output against plans using project management processes
  • Working with Workshops Managers to confirm overall programme status and react to signs of delay
  • Producing and managing a concerns and counter measures process to highlight and resolve issues
  • Working with internal stakeholders to jointly achieve the programme
  • Operations main point of contact for proposed amendments to programme delivery plan or volumes (additions, reductions, changes)
  • Responsibility to communicate proposed programme changes to Site Managers etc
  • Attending customer meetings, travelling to multiple sites and hosting customer visits
  • Managing programme budget - Material and labour spend within programme areas
  • Monitoring Non-conformances, supplier performance, material delays
  • To assist in new business (tender writing support, negotiations, advice/guidance) and business winning procedures
  • To act as additional management/site support for high volume/under performing production areas
  • To lead by example in adhering to company processes supporting on-going ISO 9001 (2015) certification
  • Ensuring H&S standards are followed including use of PPE, safe working areas, near miss reporting and accident reporting
  • Ensuring management chain is notified of risks of meeting output plan

Required Competencies

  • High level/ Complex multi-million Programme Management experience
  • Completed Project Management methodology (e.g. APM, PRICE2, MSP)
  • Degree qualified
  • Competent PC user (MS Office, MS Outlook, SharePoint, ERP system)
  • Ability to challenge and have awkward conversations and make rational decisions
  • Ability to set and manage budgets
  • Ability to react to changing demands
  • Ability to communicate and manage senior stakeholders (internal and external)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation and progress your career in an interesting environment. If you are looking for your next opportunity, please either apply online or contact Beshley Isaacs at .

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