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Programme Manager

Date: 14-May-2021

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title: Programme Manager

Permanent Position

Job Location: Can be located anywhere in the UK, countrywide travel required at times.


About the role:


The Mission Rehearsal (MR) Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) are modernising and transforming QinetiQ’s capabilities across the air ranges. The Long Term Partnering Agreement (LTPA) runs until 2028 with a clear requirement to transform the Air Ranges by introducing new and modern capabilities for all our Air Ranges Customers.


The Programme Manager will be responsible for the safe delivery and oversight of a diverse portfolio of strategically important investment projects as part of the Air Ranges Modernisation (ARM) Programme and reporting directly into the Mission Rehearsal IDTL.


What will I be doing?


The Programme Manager will provide focused leadership for the safe and effective delivery of a Programme to:


  • meet contractual obligations
  • achieve excellent customer satisfaction
  • deliver contracted (or ahead of) schedule and cash flow
  • achieve as contracted (or improved) margin
  • provide accurate financial forecasts


The Programme Manager will be responsible for the delivery of Programmes that:


  • Include a mix of standard and major projects with some interdependencies
  • include an element of complexity or significant risk that could have an impact from a legal/regulatory, operational effectiveness and reputational perspective
  • Includes success criteria that is complex to achieve and will have a major impact on the success of the customer
  • involves a broad range of stakeholders often with competing interests
  • Include a number of subcontracts, some with significant development work on the critical path.
  • are delivered through a large multi-disciplinary project team across multiple locations
  • has tight timescales and/or challenging budgets


What do I need?


  • The Programme manager must be from a technology industry or aviation background.
  • You must have financial modelling experience.
  • The Programme Manager should have experience of LTPA and investments.


Why join us?


We are a world-leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting-edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.


QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.


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