Programme Manager [Aviation] Ref# V-32512

  • Singapore
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32512

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a global leader within the Global Connectivity space and is the market-leading provider for high-speed data communications across land, at sea and in the air. They require a Programme Manager [Aviation] in Singapore to work with the regional airline clients, supplier organisations and internal teams to ensure a structured delivery of projects and programme methods and protocols.

Key Responsibilities for the Programme Manager:

  • Leading the delivery of aviation projects for GX, L-Band and EAN services.
  • Customer focal point for project implementation, delivery and acceptance.
  • Managing aircraft modification and embodiment projects liaising with airline engineering departments, MROs and Part 21 Design and Production Organisations.
  • Managing system integration and service delivery projects liaising with aircraft OEMs, tier 1 suppliers, IFE providers and ISPs.
  • Leading and coordinating internal project teams within a matrix managed environment.
  • Financial control, budget management and resource forecasting of assigned projects.
  • Presenting project progress and status to customer steering committees and at internal review boards.
  • Definition and scoping of projects ensuring alignment of objectives and benefits with key stakeholders.
  • Development of project plans and management of risks and issues.
  • Coordinating change impact assessments and controlling impacts on scope.

Essential Knowledge and Skills for the Programme Manager:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships and manage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to run multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent planning, forecasting, and reporting skills.
  • Risk identification, control, and mitigation planning.
  • Issue management, problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Ability to take the initiative to identify business or customer needs and drive the delivery of appropriate solutions.
  • Previous experience of managing aircraft modification and embodiment projects.
  • Accustomed to working in cross-functional teams spread across multiple time zones.
  • Programme / Project Management qualification(s), e.g. PRINCE2, APM PMQ and PMI PMP.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and Excel and Microsoft Project.
  • Available and willing to travel worldwide (COVID-19 situation dependent).

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the commercial aviation regulatory environment including EASA or FAA STC processes.
  • Experience working with IFC, IFE or other avionics OEMs.
  • Good understanding of software development and integration lifecycles.
  • Good understanding of IP / broadband networks and internet technologies.
  • Knowledge of satellite & cellular industry.
  • Experience supporting bids and pre-sales activities.
  • Experience in using JIRA & Confluence.

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