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Programme Manager (gma)

Salary: £60,000

Location: Leicestershire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Our Client is one of the most iconic and well-known leading Motorcycle manufacturers in the World. Creating modern classics and with a healthy order book, it is our privilege to now be supporting them with the recruitment of an experienced Programme Manager on a permanent basis. As the Programme Manager for Genuine Accessories you will be working with cross-functional teams in Industrial Design, Product Development, Supplier Quality, Strategic Sourcing across the Genuine Motorcycle Accessories business unit. You will be responsible for ensuring projects are delivered to market on time, in full (OTIF), adhering to stage gate deliverables set out in the New Product Introduction (NPI) process. Previous experience in Project Management will give you a distinct advantage in eliminating possible timing issues before they arise internally or externally. You will be a strong, effective communicator and influencer ensuring all dependencies within the Genuine Motorcycle Accessories team (and outside) are completely understood & aligned when it comes to delivering an extensive range of products on time to meet the commercial business objectives. Your key responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Program Planning: Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the NPI process and specific objectives of the company. Maintain a high level timing plan in order to drive the cadence of the program. Support the development & acceptability of the function level detailed timing plans to ensure Deliverables and Milestones are being managed on a day-to-day basis. Support the individual functional areas in producing and submitting annual budgets and operating plans. Organise the Programme: Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization. Ensure all project related meetings are scheduled, attended and minuted, chairing when Appropriate. Ensure continuous stakeholder buy-in to the project. Consistently provide clear and accurate project documentation, ensuring accurate project reporting to Senior Management on a regular basis.Lead the Programme: Apply project metrics and risk management principles to identify and mitigate potential schedule impacting items. Encourage and motivate project team members to accomplish assigned tasks. Drive the overall progress of assigned projects towards completion, using good judgment in determining when to escalate issues to management. Understand interdependencies of, and, develop good relationships between the members of the cross functional project team. Leverage strong interpersonal and influencing skills to build a high performing team of indirect reports. Control the Programme: Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities, working with the project team to determine the appropriate mitigation and contingency plans. Ensure the program business case is up to date and reflects the current objectives and ability to meet those objectives. Ensure change to product requirements and specification are proposed, approved and communicated in a timely manner, to all key stakeholders. Continual monitor the program activities and take appropriate action to keep the project on plan. Qualifications & Experience ideally required: Should ideally possess a Degree level qualification and have at least 5 years+ experience working in a similar Programme Management function, although those with lesser qualifications and plenty of relevant experience will also be considered. A formal Project Management training qualification (APMP, PRINCE2 or similar) preferred. Should be an experienced Programme Manager from the Automotive manufacturing industry, better still with a knowledge/understanding of Motorcycle build. Knowledge of Programme Management processes is essential. A knowledge of Motorcycle design and development process would be preferred.The remuneration on offer is, to an extent, negotiable and will be based upon relevant experience. Additionally you will be entitled to a bonus scheme, contributory pension scheme, private health care and life assurance policies. Does this sound like you? This role is available immediately. Please APPLY by contacting Jason Seed DipRP DipRSA FIRP, Director of Forbes HR Ltd on (phone number removed) or by emailing a copy of your C.V. to me for review. Forbes HR Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities

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