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Advertiser: Mane Contract Services

Job Title: Programme Manager
Rate:£ Per Year    Benefits: Depending on Experience
Description: Programme Manager required for a permanent opportunity in Buckinghamshire to be responsible for allocated programme/project delivery, ensuring that assigned Programmes are completed on time, to budget and to the expected quality requirements.

Responsibilities of the Programme Manager:
To assume full responsibility for the management and delivery of assigned projects/programmes with full accountability for programme performance.
Deliver the programme/project in line with the company's processes, procedures and standards; and work together with the team to implement on-going process improvement initiatives.
To define, communicate, execute & monitor the programme and prioritise programme outcomes in line with agreed contractual and delivery requirements, with appropriate work packages, key milestones and budgets for each stage of work package.
To develop and lead programme teams; providing leadership, direction and control through effective work package management.
Provide support, mentoring and coaching as required to ensure a productive and cohesive Programme team motivated to achieve and succeed in meeting programme goals and objectives.
To have a complete understanding of the programme scope and the contractual requirements, and to ensure Programme objectives, progress, and the approach for implementation is clearly communicated to stakeholders, Programme team members, customer/s, and supply chain implementing the Lifecycle Management process throughout the programme.
To effectively manage internal and external Stakeholders, including (but not limited to) effective expectation management, clear and concise communication, and progress reporting.
To develop, implement and maintain programme plans and statements of work (SOW’s), detailing task descriptions, deliverables, programme/project schedules through liaison with specialist areas across a matrix organisation.
To effectively manage requirements to ensure outcomes meet contractual obligations, Ultra quality standards, and customer expectations.
To assign programme resources and conduct regular reviews of resource requirements, ensuring resources are managed in the most effective way to ensure adherence to schedule and successful delivery of discreet Programme outcomes.
To effectively manage risks, issues and opportunities within the programme, ensuring registers are established and maintained through the life of the assigned programme with high level of accuracy.
To champion risk identification and management throughout the lifecycle of each programme, and work with the Risk Manager to educate Programme team members on their responsibilities to escalate identified risks/issues/opportunities.
To qualify, quantify and assess risks in order to develop an appropriate mitigation strategy.
To build strong customer relationship acting as the primary point of contact for customer communication and liaison, keeping customers informed of work progress, risks/issues and resolution plans.
Ensure customer satisfaction is maintained at all times and manage customer exceptions, in-line with company priorities and capabilities.
To ensure re-work is effectively managed and reduced across all allocated programmes adopting a proactive approach.
Ensure data is collected and analyse on an on-going and maintained basis.
Support incentives to reduce overall re-work level across the CBU and achieve targets set.
To maintain programme performance dashboard incorporating reporting metrics to facilitate frequent assessment of current performance and actively drive programme and/or cross functional improvements through the life cycle of the programme.
To report status and performance of the assigned programme in line with the company's management reporting cycle, and ensure Programme data is maintained to a high level of accuracy (forward load, programme plans, risk, logs and financial data).

The Programme Manager must have experience within the defence industry and be able to obtain Security Clearance to SC Level
Skills Required: Defence, Space, programme manager, prince 2, apm, pmi, msp, naval, marine, maritime, sonar, radar, m
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration:
Contact: Georgina Freeman Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: +44 (0)1923 470 755 Contact Fax: 0845 833 6486
Reference: GFR/AERO/065468 Added: 08-11-2017
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