Head of Programme Management

Recruiter
Euro Projects Recruitment
Location
Coventry
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
27 Oct 2016
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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