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Programme Manager

Ref no. BHN551494
Location Fareham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 3 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client, a leading supplier of products and services to the Aerospace industry, are currently looking for a Programme Manager to join them on an initial 3-month contract based in Fareham.

Key skills required for this role

Proven engineering programme management experience ideally with the Aerospace/Defence sector


Proven engineering programme management experience ideally with the Aerospace/Defence sector

Job description


Responsible for total customer satisfaction and satisfactory financial performance for the development, production, and/or support phases of complex component and systems development program(s). Includes successful management of scope, cost/resources, schedule, subcontract management, and performance management of various assigned program(s).


  • Provides monthly project updates.
  • Provides input and direction to the program team(s) in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment.
  • Directs overall performance on the program(s), assuring that Cost/Scope/Schedule is met and resources necessary to achieve this constraint are appropriately identified and communicated.
  • Manage organisation and leadership of team(s) in a matrix environment.
  • Monitors overall performance during all phases of the program(s) and develops and implements corrective action and recovery plans as required.
  • Manage the customer relationship, maintaining customer satisfaction, yet assuring that scope is managed appropriately and contract changes are secured where appropriate.
  • Leads team(s) in identifying, quantifying and mitigating risk.
  • Responsible for overall life-of-the program(s) successful financial performance. Maintain and report key metrics for senior management.
  • Responsible for the overall execution of complex component and/or system programs.
  • Works with the Group sales & marketing team to propose and capture new business opportunities for the product family.
  • Assumes market segment ownership with respect to profitability and growth. Ensuring new opportunities presented to the business by the group sales and marketing team are evaluated for business opportunity and risk. Supports/leads the proposal team during new bid opportunities.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.


  • BS / BA / BEng preferred - however, other qualification will be considered.
  • Proven experience in the aerospace industry or related experience.
  • Industry recognised project management qualification, i.e. AMP, Prince2, etc.
  • Knowledge of contracts and federal laws.
  • Knowledge of corporate and project finance.
  • Knowledge with negotiations.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Communication skills - both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports.
  • Organisational and planning skills.
  • Must have the ability to lead others in a matrix environment communicating expectations and requirements internally and externally.
  • Must be a catalyst for change, leading the way for team members and taking responsibility for the performance of the organisation and profitability of the program.

This contract has been deemed inside IR35, therefore, only PAYE contracts available. This role will be based onsite Monday to Friday lunch, with some flex available as required.

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