Aerospace Programme Manager Jobs 

Aerospace Programme Manager jobs need to be commercially, technically and functionally responsible and manage many different programme team types across different functions: scheduling, procurement, finance, quality assurance, configuration, and change management.

Programme Management starts at capture & proposal phases, then it becomes the Programme Manager's job to represent the customer within the site and be responsible for execution of the contract and comply with all contractual requirements. 

Individuals with proven leadership and people management skills who know how to commit, motivate and engage with multiple customer stakeholders at different levels and in different disciplines will typically succeed. 

Coming from a solid technical background with high tech assembly industry for aviation and aerospace will enable management of large and complex departments throughout the life cycle of the aerospace programme.

As a programme manager officer, you'll need to:

  • Compile a programme plan and instruct the programme team
  • Report on a pre-defined cockpit of KPI’s and takes measures in case of deviations.
  • Ensure that the execution is in full compliance with the contract
  • Compiling a yearly budget (OP), for the Programme Manager’s relevant programs
  • Translate the budget objectives into targets and continuously monitor the progress on the targets,
  • Focus on budgetary requirements and refine labour spent, procurement processes and reduce quality costs by stabilising processes in the execution.
  • Support the Programme Director in defining the vision, strategy, objectives, operational plan and budget for his account to optimise cash flow, profitability and growth. 
  • Prepare proposal process for follow on and new business and accept the BC for execution once contracted.
  • Track delivery of project (non-recurring) activity
  • Compliance with all risk assessments and company Environment, Health & Safety Procedures relevant to all work activities.

Qualifications/Key Skills

  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent.
  • Recognised program management qualifications.
  • Formal Programme Management Training- APMP or IPMA B/ C.
  • Worked for or with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)