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Programme Manager - Engineering (24738)

Cambridge (North)
Competitive salary and excellent benefits

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Automotive, programme & project management, engineering, software, client-facing

A global technology leader, specialising in providing high performance engineering solutions for their clients, seeks a programme manager to lead cross-functional teams to continued success.

Able to build long-lasting, productive relationships with clients at a senior level, including managing expectations as well as understanding clients needs and requirements, you will be an effective communicator, comfortable working with key stakeholders for varying technical and non-technical backgrounds.

You would be responsible for

  • Overall project management of multidiscipline projects within the programme’s remit
  • Developing and managing a resource planning approach, taking charge of risk, change and reinvention of processes and design
  • Overall financial tracking and making strategic decisions, with guidance from the Senior Leadership Team

Attributes of successful candidates would include:

  • A good degree (2.1 or above) in Engineering, Physics, or similar technical subject, together with strong A-level grades
  • A background in managing enterprise-wide programmes with cross-functional teams including hardware and software engineers, suppliers and third parties
  • Significant leadership experience, including development, change management and people management skills
  • Mastery of project management principles and methodologies
  • Enthusiasm, diplomacy, tenacity and drive

Full permission to live and work in the UK without time limit, restriction or sponsorship will also be required.

Keywords: Automotive, programme & project management, engineering, software, client-facing

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