Head of Programmes


World leader in ATC (Air Traffic Control) simulation and training systems for civil and military operations is looking to recruit a Senior Programme Manager to join organisation.

You will be responsible for providing the lead role on major multi million programmes and projects for a number of strategic customer engagements, driving the development and delivery of client programmes from cradle to grave including engineering changes.

Work with business stakeholders on identifying, validating and implementing concepts, define guidelines for stakeholder management and communication, and align project outcomes with overall business and key stakeholder requirements.

Contribute directly to the overall organisation and business strategy both in terms of project delivery frameworks, governance and interfaces with the other functional areas of the business.

Lead, manage and develop their team in its contribution to the achievement of the department’s objectives and provide clear direction and support in the development and delivery of its products.

Ensure progress is monitored, risks identified and appropriate mitigation against non-delivery is invoked. Create and manage programme plan gateways, functional milestones and deliverables, managing constraints to ensure delivery to programme timing and budget with maximum effectiveness to achieve good customer relationships that will ultimately maximise long term profit.


Educated to degree level (preferably Masters) in a relevant commercial or engineering discipline or equivalent NVQ Level 7 qualification.

Membership of an industry related Professional body would be advantageous

Project Management qualification e.g. PRINCE2

Proven Track record of successfully managing multiple large-scale projects

Previous experience of managing a department/team Substantial and proven industry experience in the air traffic operational and/or engineering domain required.

Previous experience of procuring, delivery into service and providing ongoing support for multiple complex ATM systems and/or radar and tower simulators is vital for this role.

Knowledge of projection systems, image generators, air traffic systems, CNS infrastructure, air traffic method of operations is vital for this role.

Please submit CV for an informal discussion and further details.

Job Reference: HOP0819_1566227803

Salary: Up to £70000.00 per annum

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