AP-PGM-3134: Programme Manager
  • Consultant:
    Ian Williams
  • Published:
    04 Apr 2019
  • Location:
    United Kingdom - Malvern, Farnborough or Lincoln
  • Sector:
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    To £60k & Bonus & Benefits (Neg)
  • Start Date:
Job Description:
Our client comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on their extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Their people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help them make tomorrow work today?

Programme Manager (Bids & Delivery)

As the demand at our client continues to increase within the defence and security market, they are looking to expand their senior projects team & appoint an experienced Programme Manager. With a large new contract expected to be released shorty, the successful applicant will lead the bidding process from acceptance through to final submission. Once the proposal has been accepted, the focus of the role will change to the formal delivery of the programme.

The role can be based from Malvern, Farnborough or Lincoln & will require regular travel across these sites.

Key Accountabilities:

• Supporting the opportunity lead in negotiations with potential partners and suppliers; provide supporting information, data and insight to the commercial lead to better position negotiations with the customer.

• Work across business and functional boundaries to build and lead winning bid teams that produce compelling offers which meet and exceed customer expectations and contribute to in-year order success and position for future order intake pipeline success.

• Development and maintenance of positive engagement with programme customers, partners and suppliers.

• Delivery of the Programme outcomes, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).

• Ensuring programme members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the performance management system.

• Resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the programme and collaborating across the business.

• Leading the embedding of improvement in the project and programme management function, as agreed with IDT Leads and the Performance Excellence team.

• Maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.

• Application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work.

• Reporting progress on all accountabilities to IDT Lead (or their delegate).

• Embedding a culture in line within our client’s values.

Essential Experience & Qualifications:

• MSP Practitioner or equivalent APM qualification.

• Experience leading programmes or complex projects to multiple customers.

• Strong understanding and experience in Shipley & experience of bidding processes and procedures in order to manage the programmatic elements of a complex bid.

• Results focussed stakeholder management; influencing executive level and senior business leaders / budget holders.

• Appreciation of defence or civil IT market sectors.

• Strong interpersonal skills to succeed by networking and integrating across formal organisation boundaries.

• Commercial acumen, politically astute with influencing, negotiating and presentation skills.

• Strong communication skills, underpinning proactive and efficient stakeholder / customer management.

• Degree Qualified.

DV Cleared or willing to undergo DV Clearance would be preffered.

Please note this role can be based from Malvern, Farnborough or Lincoln & will require regular travel across these sites.

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