Account Manager

Ref No. BHN529971
Salary £25,000 - £35,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


I am currently recruiting for a Junior Project Manager/Account Manager to work for an aerospace company near Southampton. This could be someone coming out of uni with a engineering degree or someone with some experience in engineering.


Engineering degree

The Job

Essential Responsibilities

  • Owns and is accountable for the program business case and overviews the programme through its lifecycle
  • Owns all contract performance related activities, tied to customer(s) or program(s).
  • Owns the programme budget and maintains control of costs and schedule
  • Owns the programme customer relationship
  • Perform as interface between the customer and the internal business team, managing the transfer of information and requests and overall contract adherence
  • Implements and chairs regular Programme meetings (IPT's) / Portfolio reviews to ensure all inputs to programme are delivering against their individual targets
  • Leads in regularly communicating to stakeholder the programme direction, issues and help needed to meet committed plans and customer expectations
  • Acts as a catalyst to flush out programme issues to mitigate risk and cost impact
  • Adopts PMO disciplines into the project and across the business

Outward Facing to Customer:
- Assure timely resolution of issues, keep the customer advised of the progress of the program, and negotiate changes, variations, solutions to issues.
- Development of existing and new business opportunities
- Develop positive customer relationship, may also support proposal and negotiations.
- Be visible and available
- Attends all major milestone reviews such as Business reviews, regular customer calls
- Develop contacts and networking

Inward Facing
- Monthly programme reviews with Portfolio Leader covering all aspects of the Programme (cost, delivery, quality etc.)
- Provide programme direction to department functions
- Provide input to site metrics and review meetings including sales and planning committee's


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience.
* Experience in Program Management or someone with drive and ambition to succeed in the role with suitable background experience

Desired Characteristics
* Common Sense
* Strong oral and written communication skills.
* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
* Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
* Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.
* Ability to document, plan, and execute programs.
* Established project management skills.

Daniel Martin
manages this role


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