Programme Manager

  • Location

    Glenrothes, Fife

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Programme Manager required to work in the Power and Training Solutions business area. The role will be focused on managing power product programs across multiple customers. The projects to be managed could include bid work, product and technology development, new product introduction and full rate production. The role will be based in Scotland but some UK and International travel may be required. The Programme Manager will be able to lead teams in the delivery of complex technologies to customers.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Responsible for the day to day management of programmes, ensure that clear direction is provided to the programme teams and that programme status is reported accurately to leadership and customers

Main point of contact for customer ensuring contractual requirements are understood and being met and providing contract stewardship to the customer

Cost and Schedule management. As Programme Manager you have P&L responsibility for the programme

Management of the risks and opportunities on the programme.

Ensuring that programme governance is in place to ensure successful execution

Build and develop strong Customer relationships and effective management of Stakeholders. Part of the role will involve business development where you will be expected to grow the business that we perform with the existing customer base

Motivate people by communicating a shared vision, providing direction, setting goals and mentoring, and creating team environment that encourages people to work towards a common objective

Candidate Requirements:

Degree qualified in Engineering, business or relevant degree

Experience in risk and opportunity management

Ability to negotiate & influence

A successful track record in setting up and executing full lifecycle development programmes

Proven track record of delivering complex UK and international programmes

Excellent communication skills

Team leadership and mentoring

Bid and Proposal management, winning new, repeat or follow on business through leading and supplying winning proposals


Understanding of EVMS

Understanding of ITAR and Government contracting

Relevant professional qualification or membership, such as APM

Knowledge of MS Project

Knowledge of Power or Electromechanical systems

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance