Programme Manager

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

  • Establishes the framework and conditions for the smooth execution of the programme / Product Line
  • Passes on the programme objectives to the company's functional departments, within their delegated scope of responsibility
  • Is responsible for leading the integrated programme team
  • Manages all aspects of the Programme / Product Line, including performance, cost, quality and lead-time aspects
  • Ensures that information shared with the customer (internal and external) is consistent

The Successful Applicant

  • Ability to develop the strategy for a programme utilising the organisation processes and reference systems.
  • Proficiency in financial management and project management
  • Ability to listen to customers, provide support and ensure their satisfaction (strong sense of customer culture)
  • Proficiency in the legal and contractual aspects of programme execution
  • Ability to organize and plan projects, including complex collaborative projects with partners
  • Ability to develop the strategy for a Product Line utilising the Sales and Marketing intelligence to guarantee product performance

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

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Project / Programme Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
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