Programme Manager

Omega Resource Group
31 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Programme Manager
Location: Buckinghamshire
Sector: Defence/Electronics
Salary: Competitive

Defence organisation looking for a Programme Manager with at least 10 years’ experience ideally within the area of defence to report to the Business Leader. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the delivery of multiple complex defence projects in the area of electronics.

Job Purpose

• Deliver to cost, schedule and the required level of performance on allocated projects.
• Support the process of bidding to assist in the achievements of the targets for Order intake.
• Secure the necessary Book and Ship to support the achievement of the targets for Sales and Profit.
• Establish and deliver plans to secure the necessary extension sales on existing projects.
• Manage the achievement of all forecast milestones to support the achievement of the cash targets.
• Ensure effective cross-functional working to maximize delivery accountability across all functional areas.
• Manage allocated resources to ensure timely and compliant delivery of all project activities.
• Ensue all projects are controlled and managed in accordance with corporate governance and legislation.

Key Responsibilities

• Owning allocated projects ensuring the on-schedule and cost compliant delivery of all projects
• Achieving high levels of customer satisfaction by ensuring that all contracted requirements, delivery milestones and service delivery metrics are met
• Execution of effective project management practices through adherence to defined project management governance framework.
• Ensuring that fundamental business metrics are accurately forecast, measured, and reported
• Active management of the resolution of all allocated project remedial actions
• Preparation and control of all project documentation including management plans, presentations, reports and formal written communications to the customer.
• Ensuring that all activities allocated to other functional areas are under active work package control and delivering outputs which are conformant and contained within the projects’ budgets for time and cost
• Maintaining current, accurate and representative project and order intake information within the Projects area of IFS and PipeDrive.
• Maintaining and co-ordination of all resource projections (Forward Load) ensuring that appropriate resources are available and deployed onto the programme and redeployed when their activities have concluded
• Reporting project status through the preparation and submission of weekly and monthly project reports; participation in Monthly Cross Functional Project and Order Intakes Reviews; and presentation of allocated project status at monthly MD Project Exceptions Review.
• Participating in Cross Functional Reviews to drive cross functional working and ensure that issues across the cross functional boundary are under active management control.
• Deploying appropriate project Life Cycle Reviews to ensure that allocated project are under effective management control and maximum advantage is derived through proactive risk and opportunity management including maximizing the benefits of lesson learned.
• Providing support to the Sales & Marketing function by supporting the monthly order intake review, ownership of associated extension sales and orders within PipeDrive, Providing support to the development bids and proposals
• Collecting and recording all Customer Feedback making sure that complaints and low scores of customer satisfaction are brought under close management control and resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.

Personal Attributes

• Degree level in relevant management discipline or engineering with at least 10 years management experience
• Defence sector programme management
• Simultaneous management of multiple projects.
• Knowledge of sonar technology in maritime defence applications
• Flexibility and willingness to travel within the UK and overseas (<30%).
• SC Security Clearance or a willing to undertake.

To make an application for this role please submit your CV or for more information call (Apply online only).

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Project Managers, Programme Managers, Project Coordinators, Design Engineer, Project Directors, Programme Directors and Operation Managers

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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