Head of Programme Management

Recruiter
Stream
Location
Southampton
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HEAD OF PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - £50,000-£65,000 (PERMANENT)

A leading R&D and Manufacturing company based in Southampton is seeking to hire a Head of Programme Management to join them onsite on a permanent basis.

The company manufactures high-tech Electro-Mechanical systems that are leading the way in the push for green/clean energy. This is an environmental beneficial product.

The role has overall responsibility for the delivery of all new product development and customer application projects. Working as a member of the engineering and operations management team, the role will address all programme management activities and work with functional leaders to ensure the processes and personnel required to deliver a portfolio of projects matches the needs of the business. The role has significant influence over the financial and commercial outlook of the business and as such requires a high level of business acumen and demonstrated leadership ability.

The role includes line management responsibility over 3 Project Managers.

The successful candidate will have:

1. Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline. Post Graduate qualifications preferred.
2. Project management qualifications (e.g. Prince 2, APMP or equivalent);
3. Proven experience of portfolio programme and contract management
4. Leadership of project managers in a multi-disciplinary, matrix organisation context.
5. Proven record in delivering to plan NPI and customer facing projects;
6. Experience in working in a high technology environment incorporating mechanical & electrical products/systems;
7. Proven ability to develop and implement robust processes, strong analytical ability and a clear thinker;
8. Strong financial and commercial awareness;
9. Knowledge and practical experience of Earned Value Management;
10. Proactive in seeking continuous improvement and setting/achieving challenging objectives

Commutable from: Southampton, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Fareham, Havant, Salisbury.

Keywords: Programme Program Project Manager Senior Head of Programmes

This position is being advertised by the recruitment agency Stream. Stream are experts in technical and commercial recruitment with a portfolio of jobs across Engineering, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Electronics, Automotive, FMCG and Business Support.