Lead Program Specialist

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Nov 2018
Closes
22 Nov 2018
Ref
1443892
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Product Management
Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Lead Program Specialist drives collaboration to ensure the best management of the program, in order to meet the Company's targets and identify and mitigate financial and operating risks. The successful candidate is a customer advocate and has a comprehensive knowledge of contract/program management, finance, legal terms & conditions, best practice, company processes & procedures with special focus on Quality, Quality Systems, Supply Chain and Engineering.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for functional, business, and broad company objectives for defined projects
  • Act as primary point of contact for the customer, with accountability to resolve identifies issues in a manner which delights the customer, and meets the GE Beliefs
  • Resolve and manage issues in both an engineering service and manufacturing environment
  • Challenge and present data and information to inform all stakeholders of the necessary milestones to deliver the contractual needs, and subsequently lead the delivery of those milestones
  • Track risks, issues and dependencies as appropriate, to deliver the requirements to contract, including escalating when appropriate
  • Report regularly on project progress to stakeholders, including definition of risks and issues and the actions to solve
  • Conform, drive and uphold the GE Beliefs to the highest standards
  • Establish, operate and lead (where necessary) within a multi-functional team to deliver and act as the voice of the customer
  • Review and act upon quality and lessons identified to improve process and efficiencies.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with proven experience in Product or Program Management) or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Proven experience as a Product or Program ManagerApplications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf
Desired Characteristics:
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced and exciting programme
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, able to communicate at all levels within the organisation
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Previous experience in the Aviation/aerospace industry

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