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Programme Manager

  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bovington, Dorset
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 12/01/2018
  • Job reference: J379901A

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Programme Manager

£65,000 per annum

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.

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/underperforming 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 Aaron Wallace on

Operations Manager - FTSE 100 - Telford

£competitive + Benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen with my FTSE100 client; the UK's leading Engineering Support Services Organisation. They have undergone a significant business transformation and are looking to appoint the next generation of managers to continue to drive improvements throughout the organisation As such we are now looking to recruit an accomplished operations manager to support a large and challenging site.

You will be responsible providing operations leadership to ensure optimum production efficiency and effectiveness for the whole site,

While this role is within the defence sector applicants from a wide variety of engineering and managerial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities


  • Resource management and allocation
  • Full Employee lifecycle Management
  • Performance Management


  • Effective management of throughput and output
  • Ensuring adherence to SLA
  • Creating a culture of Continuous improvement


  • Production of Business cases for CAPEX
  • Production of financial Reports
  • Extraction of system reports to continually monitor efficiencies of production

Desirable experience

  • Proven operational management within an engineering/production environment
  • Effective leader and communicator at all level
  • Solutions focused with a desire to make a real impact

Successful applicants will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market-leading organisation during an exciting period of change. For more information or to apply please get in touch with Aaron Wallace using 0117 9309 726 or

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