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Senior Programme Manager

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sectors:

    Projects & Programmes

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  • Salary:

    Up to £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the Senior Programme Manager will lead a cross functional team responsible for the management of projects for both NPI and Mods.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Customer facing
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of the various programmes for allocated customer accounts focusing on driving 100% On Time Delivery at 100% Quality, all the time
  • developing new business and the construction of winning bids
  • Management of PMs and Programme Coordinators
  • Input and support the strategic future of customers
  • Sign off customer issues
  • Project Documentation
  • Project management for NPI including Project budget, timing and profitability responsibility
  • Identifying potential new opportunities
  • Assist in sales campaign, Prepare commercial bids / quotes, RFQS
  • Lead a team to service the customer's requirements
  • Resources planning, Budgeting and financial control
  • Identify and drive metrics to measure contract performance
  • Presenting quality/reliability issues and customer service improvement projects
  • Formulating, instigating and driving recovery programmes for allocated customers
  • Ensuring timely resolution of customer issues and leading Customer Review meetings
  • Coordinate and ensure internal and external approvals

The Person


  • Aero/defence, automotive
  • Full cradle to grave Project management
  • Man management /Leadership
  • Meeting Project Completion Dates
  • Strategic with Good understanding of business processes and methods
  • Supplier / Manufacturing / Quality means and methods, capabilities & constraints
  • Strong business and commercial acumen including supply chain, financials
  • Demonstrate management of full project life cycle
  • Inventory holding and management systems
  • document and configuration control methods
  • Strong organisation skills, including ability to protect and achieve tight deadlines
  • IMS, Risk management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Driving licence/ Flexibility for travel


  • University degree
  • Proficient use of IT-tools

The Company
The business are a leading Aero/defence manufacturer. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career.


  • Up to £65,000
  • 33 days hols
  • Pension