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Programme Support Officer

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Helmond, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

To support the day to day program operations of the business and be responsible for the administration and activities associated with control and monitoring of progress, scope, cost and resource management within the program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Compiling and follow up work breakdown structure (WBS), organization breakdown structure (OBS), and cost breakdown structure (CBS) schedules/ plans for the program.
  • Control and monitoring on progress, scope, costs and resource management and allocation for the program.
  • Based on analysis, initiating of improvements/ recoveries on on-time delivery (OTD) and quality (Q) from Customer Scorecards / delivery schedule adherence (DSA) / Q etc in close collaboration with the responsible disciplines.
  • Preparing and maintaining the customer outlook for budgeting purposes.
  • Preparing the demand for operations, including required performance measures and preparing the handshake agreements with the performance site.
  • Supporting Risk and Opportunity Management activities and managing the risk register to control and mitigate the risk exposure.
  • Establishing and controlling robust document management in the IPT and towards/ from the customer.
  • Support creation, coordination and delivery of (change) proposals to customer requests.
  • Preparing and analyzing the Program Performance Summary (PPS), and initiating actions in case of deviations.

Job Qualifications

  • Preferably a bachelor diploma.
  • Drive and energy, the ability to impact and influence the team constructively.
  • Good communication skills, ability to change communication style depending stake holders and situational needs.
  • Ability to differentiate between important and less-important and urgent versus less urgent.
  • A customer focus and the ability to engage your colleagues to have the same focus.
  • A high level of accuracy in performing your work.
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project).
  • Skilled in the English language, spoken and written.
  • Experience in administrative support is an advantage.

We are GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Whats in it for you

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance, we offer you opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary (Grade K/ L1), pension plan, 29 vacation days / 13 ADV days and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.

How to Apply

nterested in this position and does your background meet the requirements? Please use the ‘Apply Now’ button. Questions? Please contact our Recruiter Mark Streep via

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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