Lead PMO Engineering

Cwmbran Permanent
  • Great opportunity to join a leading aerospace company
  • Ability to develop your professional career

About Our Client

Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with Safran Seats, an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology. Our passenger experience prides itself on innovation, customization, quality and industrial design.

At Safran Seats, we are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world!

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales.

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

Job Description

- Your key responsibility is to provide a compliant integrated framework of processes and tools to assist engineering managers with the operational management of their organization to help them meet their objectives.

- Your role is to direct and allocate PMO Ops and Contractor PMO Resources to help managers achieve their commitments regarding delivery (deliverables, milestones), non-recurring and recurring costs (NRC and RC), Earned Value Management (EVM), Risk Management and quality

- You must be proficient in the use and configuration of management tools, and in overseeing their use by people in all functions involved in the process, both in specialist roles and as IPT members

- You are expected to address and report any irregularities with regard to the program and project management reference system

- You are also expected to make recommendations to ensure continuous process improvement and the deployment of best practices

- You provide information and recommendations to assist in decision-making regarding programs, projects or business lines and you can be asked to stand in for an Engineering Manager on a temporary basis.

- In other words, while management, planning, resource allocation, communication of lead-times, financial data, risks and opportunities remain the sole responsibility of Engineering Managers you are expected to provide information and advice on these areas in support of Engineering and Programmes

The Successful Applicant

Project Management Methodologies Training/Qualifications
Engagement of Project Teams not under direct line management
Business skill
Project organization
Managing deadlines and resources
Managing costs

What's on Offer

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
* 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
* Benefits Programme, with a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare
* Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses
* Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working
* Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement
* STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

Myrtea Dominguez
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Job summary

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Project / Programme Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
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