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Program Manager

Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Europe, Coventry , United Kingdom

Posted: November 1st, 2022

Scope of Position:

Undertake program management of a stand-alone mid-sized program or a subsidiary element of a main vehicle engineering and development program. General program management responsibility for the planning of the project activities, management of the manpower and facilities resources and achievement of deliverables to quality, timing and cost.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and deliver project plans for new proposals and existing projects through liaison with functional departments leaders.
  • Manpower and facilities planning, ensure resources are available to support project activities, liaise with functional areas to ensure replacements are provided if necessary.
  • Risk planning and management throughout project.
  • Manage project timing within overall program plan; track progress changes and develop recovery plans when necessary.
  • Control project spend within allocated budget using forecasting tools.
  • Ensure quality of deliverables from functional departments, manage achievement of project deliverables at program milestones, and facilitate customer sign-off at gateway stages.
  • Collate and deliver monthly management status report.
  • External customer liaison and reporting for stand-alone projects.
  • Maintain project file directory database, ensure configuration control for project documents and reports.
  • Supports all company and department activities associated with meeting the goal in the “Presidents Message”
  • Adopts and practices Kaizen principles and concepts, participates in continuous improvement and GEAR activities.
  • Follows all general procedures as indicated in the General Procedures section of the Level 3 Procedures Manual.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems (e.g. TS 16949, ISO 90012014).
  • Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.



Managerial Responsibilites:

No direct supervisory responsibilities, but carries out appropriate leadership / project management responsibilities. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and reviewing work amongst the procurement team.



Skills & Experience:


  • Minimum HNCHND third level qualifications.
  • Degree level in Mechanical Automotive Engineering is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience of automotive product development process and activities
  • Good communication and professional presentation skills for customer and supplier interfacing
  • Leadership, man management and conflict resolution skills
  • Capable of organising and managing priorities, utilise problem solving techniques
  • Commercial analysis and budgeting skills, experience of working to customer contract terms
  • Computer literate, with advanced MS Word, Powerpoint & Excel skills/abilities, MS Project expertise preferred



Personal Requirements:


  • Positive, professional attitude
  • Willingness to support the needs of the business, team members and colleagues
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Flexibility to support overtime/out of hours work (evenings & weekends) where required
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to lead, encourage and grow a successful team



Closing date for applications is December 31st 2022

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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