Head of Programme Management

Job Details
  • 4158
  • Héroux-Devtek
  • Runcorn
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Competitive salary + 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays...

Head of Programme Management

Héroux-Devtek is an international company specialising in the design, development, manufacture, integration, testing and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. Founded in 1942, the business has a rich history which includes manufacturing the landing gear for the Apollo Lunar Module which landed on the moon’s surface in 1969.

Héroux-Devtek’s global reputation for quality and reliability exists thanks to the achievements of its employees, and the business truly believes in providing employees with continuous training and professional development, and fosters a strong entrepreneurial culture where each team member has a distinct role to play in the success of the business.

What will this role of Head of Programme Management entail?

As the Head of Programme Management, you’ll work within the Commercial Department and be responsible for coordinating programme management activities in order to ensure customer satisfaction and renewal of business for the UK region in order to achieve sales, performance and profitability objectives.

In order to deliver against the key objectives of the role, you will manage the team of Programme Managers, training and supporting them in contract negotiation, business renewal, programme management, customer claims and recovery plans, and ensuring all the functions of the organisation are aligned to meet the company commitments in terms of on-time delivery and quality.

This position reports directly to the VP of Sales and Programmes and is a key role, as the decisions you make will have an important impact on the overall profitability of the business.

What will I need to be considered for this Head of Programme Management vacancy?

  • Proven experience within programme management, in a similar Head of Programme Management role or as a Programme Manager
  • Experience of preparing commercial proposals, contract negotiation, costs control, planning and schedule control
  • A bachelor’s degree in a commercial, technical or financial discipline
  • Experience using ERP systems
  • Strong negotiation, leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills, with good knowledge of Microsoft Office

What will I receive in return?

As the Head of Programme Management, you’ll receive a competitive salary and benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company pension scheme, and salary sacrifice healthcare scheme.

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm and Friday, 8am to 1pm.

Location: Runcorn (Cheshire)

All applications for this Head of Programme Management vacancy are to be submitted online.

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