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Senior Programme Manager

Senior Programme Manager

Job Title: Senior Programme Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham
Industry:
Salary: £Competitive Package Available
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW3928
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: July 20, 2018 14:38

Job Description

Great opportunity for a Senior Programme manager to take responsibility for the overall planning and execution of complex development programmes, from concept through to production ramp-up.  You’ll be working with Product Management, Engineering, Quality, and Operations to ensure overall coordination and execution of project deliverables and schedules. 
 
This is a fast paced, dynamic environment and the team is largely based in the UK but they have some engineers in the Far East and USA too, so you’ll need to be culturally adept and happy to travel on occasion.  
 
This position involves regular communication with executive management on status, risks and product strategy. Excellent listening, writing skills and strong technical competency are essential.
 
This would suit a Project or Programme Manager with experience in a dynamic R&D environment where projects and priorities change all the time.  We need a strong personality who can demonstrate a high degree of project ownership and accountability. 
 
This position will oversee and look after multiple project leads. You would be seen as the UK lead on programme management under the Programme Director who is US based. You’d be working closely alongside the Chief Technology Officer to run the programmes as well as improve and implement processes.
 
To apply for this position you should be able to demonstrate the following:
 
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
Broad Programme or Project Management experience delivering technology products / solutions that involve both Hardware and Software.
Experience of working within the consumer electronics industry would be a bonus
Demonstrated ability to manage complex technical programs and to drive numerous programs simultaneously
Excellent judgment, seasoned analytical skills, superior oral and written communication skills and an infectious can-do approach to work
Ability to work independently and be effective in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrate ability to consistently deliver results
Proficient with Microsoft applications, including MS Project
 
This position would suit someone who has superb communication and interpersonal skills and has the ability to lead, coordinate and drive programme management activities within a complex technical environment.
 
Benefits Package:
 
25 Days + Bank Holidays
Pension (5% employee, 5% employer)
Life assurance
Healthcare
Discounted products