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PROGRAM MANAGER | AUTOMOTIVE | BIRMINGHAM

Job Title: PROGRAM MANAGER | AUTOMOTIVE | BIRMINGHAM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
Salary: £55,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 933
Contact Name: Daren Thornley
Contact Email: daren@thornleycs.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

PROGRAM MANAGER | AUTOMOTIVE | £55,000

  • £55,000
  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • Private Medical

About the company

This engineering firm have a huge order book and a financial turnover of around £220 Million, meaning stability, growth opportunity and development with this firm. There are over 150 people with more than 12 years tenure with the business which serves as a testament to quality of the working environment.

Scope of the Program Manager role:

An opportunity to work in a global 1st tier supplier, managing all key accounts from their commercial centre in the UK.

 

Day to day duties of the program manager role

 

  • Management programs for major OEM's within a large 1st tier organisation
  • Ensuring projects pass through gateways, in doing so presenting to the senior internal team and the customer
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance profit at all stages of the program
  • Lead and guide multiple project managers
  • Negotiate with suppliers
  • Establish project / program timing plans.

 

 

Essential Skills and Experience

 

  • Experience of running multiple projects for Automotive OEM
  • Ability to manage programs with a clear focus on Timing, Quality and Cost
  • Ability to lead projects through gateway system
  • A proven track record of enhancing profitability throughout program management phases
  • Experience of building solid business cases and understanding how they stack up.
  • Experience of managing risk and contingency planning
  • Confident communicator with ability to manage a customers expectations