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Programme Manager

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Portsmouth, GB East Cowes, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

We are currently looking for an experienced Programme Manager to come and join our team in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

You will be responsible for the execution of the business case and contract in line with requirements and the agreed scope. You will be supporting the Program Director with new product information activities up to and including Lifecycle Gate 7. You will also be supporting on-going management activities of the program from Lifecycle Gate 7 and beyond and Change Control Board activities.


Job Responsibilities

  • Supports the execution of the program (including changes) to comply with all the business case and contractual requirements for their products.
  • Responsible for continuously monitoring the performance of the allocated programs, managing off-track items and for reporting progress through the PPS.
  • Creates Program Improvement Plans including cost improvement, pricing initiatives, enable Zero Defects Manufacturing, redesign initiatives, gaining agreement with relevant stakeholders.
  • Provides input to make, move, buy decisions and strategic procurement decisions.
  • Acts as the voice of the customer.
  • Supports the PD / VP in defining the vision, strategy, budget for the program to optimize cash flow, profitability and growth.
  • Adheres to all program management standards and policies in accordance with the GKN Aerospace Program Management framework and contribute to process development.
  • Actively executes Risk, Issue and Opportunity Management to control and mitigate the risk exposure and take advantage of opportunities.
  • Supports the PD in the proposal process.
  • Responsible for planning and performance of Life Cycle Gate, including preceding Reviews.
  • Responsible for updating Sales / Demand Plan and initiating demand management for serial purchase orders.
  • Responsible for undertaking any other activity required to ensure successful delivery of the program.