Programme Manager

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Programme Manager

Salary:£75000 - £80000 per annum
Location: Surrey, South East, England
Consultant:Adam King
Telephone:01202 204 094
Lead Defence Programmes and Deliver Your Expertise

Are you a Programme Manager with a passion for leading complex projects from concept to successful delivery? A leading defence client is looking for a talented individual to join their team and take ownership of critical programmes.

In this pivotal role, you'll leverage your in-depth programme management expertise to drive success across the entire programme lifecycle. This means meticulous planning, resource allocation, and flawless execution – ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to exacting specifications.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the management and leadership of engineering and defence programmes.
  • Leverage your in-depth understanding of programme management methodologies to deliver complex projects.
  • Drive programme success through meticulous planning, resource allocation, and execution.
  • Develop comprehensive plans, specifications, and designs, ensuring all functional requirements are documented.
  • Manage programme budgets and proactively monitor costs against project plans.
  • Identify and mitigate programme risks, keeping stakeholders informed.
  • Set clear goals for your team and ensure successful delivery of objectives and tasks.
  • Foster strong relationships with team members, vendors, and partners.
  • Compile progress reports, deliver presentations, and effectively communicate project updates to stakeholders.
  • Utilise project management tools like MS Project to optimise resource planning.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in Programme Management and delivery of complex defence programmes.
  • A proven track record of delivering projects on time, within budget, and to specification.
  • A BSc/BEng or equivalent qualification in Engineering or a similar discipline (minimum 2:1).
  • An Association of Project Management Qualification (APM) or similar project management certification.
  • The ability to manage and prioritise multiple projects simultaneously.

The Client Values:

  • A working knowledge of product design, development, manufacturing, and lifecycle processes (desired).
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution abilities.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • A meticulous approach to detail and exceptional time management skills.
  • The ability to travel occasionally for client site visits.

Security Clearance:

This role requires a sole UK passport holder (not dual nationality) who can obtain SC security clearance.

If you are a Programme Manager with a passion for the Defence industry and a proven track record of success, we encourage you to apply.
Adam King