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Senior Programme Manager - Space

Salary: £108,000

Location: Oxfordshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Senior Programme Manager - Space Specific Job Description: 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. Required skills: 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. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff. Outstanding communicator, both oral and written. 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. Evidence of Negotiation skills. Strong leadership attributes. 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 Desired skills: Experience in managing complex space-based communication programmes. Experience with managing technical insertion and obsolescence management programmes whilst maintaining programme delivery. Experience of leading within a Service Delivery Culture, focused on Customer Satisfaction. Service in the UK Defence Organisations The Senior Programme Manager role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance

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