Head of Programme Management

Euro Projects Recruitment
27 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Head of Programme Management. Brand new position to lead, manage and continuously improve a project management / programme management team within an automotive, vehicle engineering and defence projects & programmes environment. Overall team and budget accountability of a 30 people strong programme management function. Role reports into board level of an internationally recognised centre of engineering excellence in the automotive industry. The jobs working environment, opportunities and rewards: · Our client is an internationally recognised centre of engineering excellence in the automotive industry, with ambitious domestic and international growth plans. Newly created role to drive forward a successful, high performing programme management function. Competitive salary plus company car / car allowance, pension, 27 days holiday entitlement and other benefits. The job will involve: You will lead and manage the whole programme management function, this is a corporate capability within the business. Currently the team is a mix of team leaders, project & project managers and PMO support functions. Leadership, management and continuous improvement of the Programme Management function. Team / individual performance review and feedback, training and development planning. Resource planning and management across the function group, overall budget accountability. Making a key contribution to the strategic direction of the function group and the wider business. This job will suit: You will have developed your career within an engineering project management or programme management environment. Exposure to operating within a matrix management / strong cross functional support business environment would be advantageous. Proven capability to lead Project Managers, Engineers and motivate, inspire, develop them as people – this is already a high performing team so there will be a lot a buy in from the team. Experience of automotive, vehicle engineering or defence programmes is preferred. You are likely to be degree qualified in a mechanical engineering or similar engineering discipline. This job is commutable from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Tamworth, Solihull, Hinckley. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66722433