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Senior Programme Manager

Senior Programme Manager

Job Title: Senior Programme Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG4793
Contact Name: Nick Gerrell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 12:16

Job Description

Senior Programme Manager
Our automotive engineering busienss client is seeking an experienced Senior Programme Manager / Head of Vehicle Line to join the busienss based in Coventry.
Typically degree qualified with >10 years experience of management of new product development programmes in an OEM or Tier 1 supplier environment. Ideally with a Project Management qualification such as MAPM or Prince 2 practitioner.
1.1 Role
Reports to the  Engineering Director
Formalise the Programme Objectives and targets in line with Business goals and NPI process.
Lead the cross-functional Programme Team and drive Team delivery in line with Programme objectives.
Promote Programme goal-oriented thinking and decision-making in business forums. 
Present Programme Status to the Executive Board in a clear and effective manner; address Programme risks and promote mitigation / solution preparation.
Be effective in building networks at all levels in the business to support best delivery of Programme goals.
1.2 Responsibilities
Facilitates resolution of major product issues across  groups.
Develops detailed activity/timing plans
Robust risk management within the programme including risk register, mitigation and effective escalation.
Supports the internal Quality Attainment and stretch target development.
Manages product/process change system.
BOM configuration management
Leads Management reviews and Gateway reviews
1.3 Deliverables
Programme HLTP and detailed timing plans and effective management thereof
Product Definition Letter (PDL) and effective management thereof
Features List and effective management thereof
Risk Register and effective management thereof
NPI Process gateway events and effective management thereof
Effective management of key financial elements (Programme Investment, Product BoM Cost).
Documentation of lessons learned
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