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Leamington Spa (commutable from Worcester, Birmingham, Northampton, Oxford, Coventry, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire)
Programme Manager to manage and control all programme aspects for Special Projects - small series and concept car projects. Working with Special Projects VEM and PMTs, liaising with mainstream departments - PD, Quality, Service, Supply, Launch, Manufacturing, Marketing and Design to deliver robust products within financial, timing and programme constraints and meeting the required vehicle quality levels and functional targets.
" Overall ownership, leadership and management of Special Projects delivery processes and procedures and initiate improvements to gain product quality, efficiency and timing.
" Financial definition, target, maintenance and responsibility.
" Lead and manage functional areas to achieve on time delivery of Engineering releases (ETRS) to support programme build requirements.
" Working with the Special Projects Director, VEM, Finance, Design and Marketing department to establish and manage product definition and programme assumptions.
" Responsible for developing, maintaining and publication of SELs and PDLs.
" Ensure BoM structure and content is aligned to product definition, robust and available to support programme requirements.
" Lead and manage the escalation of issues through the Change control process.
" Responsible for scheduling and lead management of Gateway and Senior Management reviews including recommending Gateway readiness.
" Ensure all identified deliverables are understood by relevant owners and then manage issues and conflict to achieve for each program milestone within the Special Projects AMPCS process.
" Manage the delivery of systems and components to support any prototype build requirements.
" Lead project resource management ensuring all activities are adequately supported to deliver the Programme.
" Deliver concern status targets and lead the review of resulting resolution actions and ensure the implementation of corrective actions.
" Deliver robust and transparent programme metrics - appropriate to programme scale - to demonstrate programme control and a clear understanding of any issues.
" Create and manage the Vehicle Programme Plan (VPP).
" Chair and lead the Programme Steering Team (PST) to manage Programme delivery work streams. Escalate issues to Special Projects Director.
" Work with VEM and PMT's to ensure delivery of technical solutions to satisfy all programme requirements.
" Support the development and demonstration of targets against vehicle attributes in conjunction with the Special Projects Director, VEM and PMT Leaders.
" Manage the programme change management processes including change request forms (CRF), concerns, containments and releases.
" Manage a direct reporting structure of supporting programme team members as appropriate to scale of project.
" Automotive or Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
" Extensive experience working in a leadership role within Programme Management.
" Whole vehicle or complex system programme coordination / management experience.
" Extensive knowledge of product development / creation systems.
" Experience in component design, development and sign off.
" Expert user of Microsoft Office tools particularly PowerPoint and Excel. Confident giving presentations.
If you are interested in the "Programme Manager" position, please contact
Matthew Whyley 02392 228236
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