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Programme Support Officer (IPT)

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 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.



About the Opportunity

It's boarding time!

GKN Aerospace has a new exciting opportunity within the Programme Management field.

In the programme support officer role you would have 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 programme.

What are your main responsibiities?

  • 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

What do you bring to the table?

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with automated planning systems, including ERP (Baan) and MS Excel
  • Experience as administrative support within a production company is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch language, spoken and written
  • Fluency in English
  • You are customer focused
  • You have a high level of accuracy in performing your work



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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