Programme Manager Ref# TT352

  • South East, West Sussex, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT352

Holt Executive are partnered with a global aerospace and defence technology innovator who provide advanced defence and commercial technologies to aerospace, aviation, land and sea, delivering solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs.

They require a Programme Manager – Maritime/Defence to join the team in West Sussex, to manage assigned business programme/portfolio, and be responsible for the development, delivery and through life support of Training Solutions (Media and Courseware) for UK MoD programmes.

The successful Programme Manager – Maritime/Defence will have experience of delivering complex development projects through the project lifecycle to Time, Cost and Quality KPIs, with a broad knowledge of Project Management processes.

The successful incumbent will make substantial improvements to systems and processes and contribute to achievement of business goals and operating plans, having a direct impact on the business results.
 
Key Responsibilities for the Programme Manager – Maritime/Defence:

  • Responsible for managing complex Programme and/or Portfolio as delegated by the Head of Business, overseeing all Projects that fall below the Programme and/or Portfolio
  • Establish & maintain Programme and Project(s) team organisation, communications and stakeholder management plans
  • Review and Approval of Programme and Project Customer ECRs/Proposals within the commercial delegated authorities limits
  • Responsible for collation, review and approval of Tactical and Strategic Resource demand
  • Responsible for ensuring Integrated Baseline Reviews are carried out at the start of a new Project or major Contract change
  • Support the development of programme/project management capability to support business & company growth (including managing own personal development and direct reports)

 
Knowledge, Skills And Experience required by the Programme Manager – Maritime/Defence:

  • Creating & maintaining Project and Programme schedules and associated WBS/OBS/RAM
  • Development of Project Management Plans
  • Accurate finance monitoring (Budget/Cost, ETC & EAC, Earned Value)
  • Time, cost & scope evaluation of Change/Bids
  • Managing customer contracts, reporting and negotiating
  • Good understanding and awareness of the engineering lifecycle
  • Good understanding of software development methodologies, service and support contracts, training development and provision
  • SC level security clearance will be required

Company Benefits: 

  • Auto Enrolment Retirement Savings Plan (up to 7% employer contribution)
  • Group Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance and Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and holiday buy/sell
  • Discounts with travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free parking (subject to availability)
  • Free mortgage advice
  • Plus, a range of other flexible benefits

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