Programme Manager

St Asaph (Denbighshire, North Wales)
£27100 - £39072 + 33 days annual leave, pension...
01 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Programme Manager

Bringing to life cutting edge technology…

Whether you’re a graduate or an experienced Programme Manager, don’t miss this superb opportunity to be part of a highly reputable global brand, where you’ll undertake a varied and challenging role. Your work will be at the forefront of technology in the global marketplace, and you will have the opportunity for international travel.

Who will I be working with?

Qioptiq is a world leader in the designing and manufacturing of photonic products and solutions that serve a wide range of markets and applications such as medicine, life science, industrial manufacturing, defence and aerospace, and research and development.

Qioptiq’s outstanding global reputation exists thanks to the dedicated team of over 2,100 employees, who are provided with an interesting yet challenging work environment. Qioptiq endeavours to achieve excellent communication throughout the company, and has a focus on encouraging personal development and supporting individuals to exploit their potential, by actively promoting their quest for knowledge, enjoyment of continuous learning and active participation in the life of the company.

So, what will the role of Programme Manager entail?

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, you will work within the Advanced Optronics department. As the Programme Manager you’ll be responsible for the entire lifecycle of multiple projects, from initial bid through to production readiness. Duties will include:

  • Managing multiple projects for new products, ensuring that the agreed deliverables are provided
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered on time and to cost
  • Utilising understanding of the business and market to ensure that projects meet the current and future needs of customers
  • Working autonomously within the wider business areas to support all aspects of product development projects.

What will I need to be considered for this Programme Manager vacancy?

You will either be an experienced Programme Manager with a proven track record of achieving successful programme results, or a graduate trainee with an aptitude for programme management, as well as enthusiasm and willingness to learn. In addition, you will have;

  • Superb communication skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships across the business
  • Excellent level of IT literacy with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A professional attitude, with the ability to work responsively and proactively
  • High level of attention to detail

If you’re a graduate, a science or engineering background would be advantageous, although not essential.

Experienced Programme Managers would ideally have, although not essential; bid and programme management experience, an awareness of AS9100, exposure to Prince II, or other project management methodology, and ideally gained within an engineering or manufacturing process environment.

What will I receive in return?

You’ll be part of a highly reputable global organisation, and by demonstrating the ability and aptitude to succeed career progression is a real possibility. Training and mentoring will be provided as appropriate with formalised training and development opportunities.

Salary: £27,100 - £39,072, level dependent on experience

Standard Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, free car parking, stakeholder pension scheme (with company contribution) includes Life Assurance at x4 salary, learning and development opportunities, bonus plan (profit share), and childcare voucher scheme.

Hours of Work: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Flexibility will be required to meet business needs

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: St Asaph (Denbighshire, North Wales)

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Programme Manager vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Qioptiq. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Qioptiq, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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