CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

PM002

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Senior Programme Manager

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for all aspects of multiple projects including, managing risks, client relationships at board level, project time management, (including work breakdown & activities) planning and critical path analysis and ALL commercials and budgetary controls.
Day-to-day management of the project team activities to ensure that all projects and Programmes are progressing in line with the plan.
Communication with customer and internal stakeholders, including Board Directors, Chief Engineers R&D, Team Leaders and Department Managers, Financial Accounting and Commercial teams.
Management of the major project reviews, identifying clear objectives, inputs, outputs and success criteria.
Monitor and control the project finances (contingency, tooling cost, profit, GM) to ensure the project is delivered within the agreed budget.
Monitor and control all Project and Product Scope and work packages to ensure they are delivered on time and on cost.
Interface with suppliers and customer organization
Meet customer expectations and metrics for successful project execution.
Act as the voice of us towards the suppliers and customer

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

10 + years proven experience in automotive programme delivery
BSc./MSc. Eng / BEng/MEng
Or equivalent relevant experience
Engineering council professional registration
Member of professional practice organisation
Personally managed CPD portfolio (ideally)
Serves on local professional committees (ideally)
Proven experience in Project or Programme Management within Automotive / Engineering
Product / process development and launch experience .
QA Knowledge according to ISO16949 and APQP
Excellent inter-personal skills; able to influence, persuade and negotiate with all levels of people effectively.
Ability to cope under pressure and ensure deadlines are met.
Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.
Good presentation and customer facing skills.
Highly results orientated; strong drive to deliver.
Problem solving mindset � finding solutions
Proven track record for the design and engineering of automotive components & systems
Delivdery experience of all aspects of vehicle engineering, attribute management, test & development
Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes, heat treatments, coatings, assembly and process tolerances.
Tooling design experience and understanding of high and low production rate drivers

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