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Senior Programme Manager

Salary: £100,000

Location: OX11

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Programme Manager who will have the opportunity to be a part of a new business function, focussing on the delivery of complex programmes within the military satcoms sector. As the Senior Project Manager, you will have a strong background in the military space industry, ideally satcoms, and will come with a proven record of successfully delivering large scale programmes through their full lifecycle. You will require security clearance for this role and will ideally already have SC in place. The role will require travel within the UK as well as to the US once a quarter. Senior Programme Manager Key activities: * Supporting the Capture Manager during the capture and bid phases, developing an executable programme & managing transition to Contract Award. * Establishing the baseline plan to deliver commitments and achieve performance, cost, schedule and quality objectives. * Review Programme Delivery Performance taking early action to ensure Customer metrics are met. * Acting as the primary customer contact for programme activities, leading programme review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. * Establishing and maintaining a management system that complies with company processes and procedures. * Implementing data management and configuration management processes. * Establishing and executing a change management system that meets the Customer’s expectations whilst maintaining all performance, cost, schedule and quality objectives. * Ensuring the programme’s risks and opportunities are identified, monitored and mitigation plans devised and implemented. * Undertaking the required reviews to ensure good governance by providing evidence-based progress and status information and reports. * Developing and maintaining the programme organisation, roles and responsibilities and the matrix relationship to business functions (e.g. Engineering, Operations, Subcontract Management & Finance) * The Programme Manager will be responsible for Profit and Loss for the UK protected communications portfolio * On contract award responsible for leading the development efforts as the primary customer counterpart. * Responsible to providing regular updates to the leadership on execution status (UK and US). * Accountable for Orders, Sales, EBIT and Cash performance targets and challenges that relate to the programme(s) Senior Programme Manager skills and experience * Experience in managing complex space-based communication programmes. * Significant experience as the programme manager for large, complex Information and Communications Technology (ICT) or Integrated Logistics Services programme/s. * Proven record of managing the execution of and transition between all phases of the programme lifecycle. * Experience of implementing a Programme Performance Management process, including the application of Earned Value Management (EVM) principles. * Excellent customer engagement experience. * Experience of managing internal and external stakeholders. * Evidence of frequent interaction with senior leaders. * Proven record of shaping/influencing financial/strategic decision making. * Experience of operating in a commercial environment. * Proven record of managing robust risk and opportunity management systems. * Highly advanced knowledge of UK Defence Satellite Communications System across the space, ground and control segments. Alternative satellite communications systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), PNT concepts and their application This is an exciting and challenging Senior Programme Manager opportunity and will offer the successful individual the chance to shape and deliver business-critical projects. You will be rewarded with an excellent package and the opportunity to contribute to ongoing business success. Please note: Due to the occasional high number of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest. Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment

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