Contract Programme Manager

Contract Programme Manager
Duration - 6 month rolling contract
Location - Bedfordshire
Rate - 300-500 per day depending on experience
Candidates must have Aerospace/ Automotive Programme Management experience
Candidates will need to hold a British/ EU Passport

We are currently looking to appoint a Contract Programme Manager to work in a busy environment with challenging programme milestones to achieve. The appointed Contract Programme Manager will add value from day one, must be driven, dynamic, motivated and possess a can do attitude. The selected Contract Programme Manager will have in depth experience of Programme Management within the Aerospace / Automotive environment.
Reporting directly to the Programme Director for the A350 Programme, you will be a "hands on" Programme Manager, who is prepared to do what it takes to meet our deliverables. You will be a confident self-starter, with experience of managing complex Programmes and working in a matrix management environment.
Specifically the Contract Programme Manager will be responsible for:
-Program manage a new product introduction (NPI) with multiple projects running concurrently and within a matrix organization in conjunction with other project and program managers
-Liaise with internal departments to ensure that customer requests / deadlines are achieved under budget
-Generate a strong focus within the team on customer relationships and delivery of the internal objectives
-Generation of quotations
-Track the financial performance of the products and be a part of the team to improve its financial contribution to the business
-Act as a customer focal
-Contribute to the implementation of robust project management processes
-Communication with customer on both technical and commercial issues
-Generate a strong focus on customer relationships and development
-Lead Continuous Improvement Activities
-Pro-active member of the Structures Management Team and A350 Program Team, contributing to the improvement of the business
The selected Contract Programme Manager will ideally be degree qualified candidate with the following:
-Computer literate (Microsoft Office Suite, Project and JDE)
-Knowledge of NPI product lifecycle - JDP, PDR, CDR, FAI
-Commercial knowledge / awareness and a strong focus on the delivery of internal objectives
-Strong previous experience within the Aerospace / Automotive environment
-Good planning skills (Microsoft Project or Primavera)
-Knowledge of Earned Value Management
-Proven strong programme management skills in a matrix environment
-Focus on customer satisfaction
-Able to think 'outside the box'
-Formal PM training / accreditation such as PMP or APM
Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.

Job Type : Contract/Interim

Location : Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, South Wales, Cwmbran, Wales, Bristol, Surrey, Luton, Dunstable, Stevenage, Milton Keynes, Redhill, Byfleet, Cambridge, De

Salary : 350 - 500 p day

Date Advertised : 17 Dec 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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