Programme Manager - Defence

£65000 - £80000 per annum
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Programme Manager - Defence

KnownFour have been selected by one of the worlds major forces in Defence technology in the search for a Programme Manager with strong assurance and business capture experience. The Programme Manager will have a strong focus on 'shaping the game' regarding customer requirements, and determining the most advantageous proposition. Critical to this will be ensuring appropriate through-life design, facilitating seamless delivery performance as the programme transitions through the life-cycle.

The Programme Manager will have daily relationships with the Business Development and Delivery units and have full responsibility for cost, schedule and performance of assigned business wins and be the lead on resource management for specific business wins ensuring delivery capability is upheld.

The Programme Manager will ideally have a Military or Defence prime career background and have the following essential skills:

* Experienced in programme management on high value programmes.
* Proven broad business development performance and experience with military and commercial technology campaigns.
* Strong experience of and proven track record in complying with the Business Winning process
* Demonstrated track record of successful P&L management.
* Experience leading a multi-disciplined team in developing software and/or hardware propositions.
* A strong engineering background.
* Ability to confidently present materials to peers, customers and senior leadership.
* Experience developing tailored program management techniques, and establishing internal controls to manage all program operations and support functions.
* Experience working with a variety of customer communities including UK MoD, UK acquisition and UK partner nation user communities.