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Programme Planner / Programme Lead SVO

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/07/2018
  • Duration: on going
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Programme Planner / Programme
Division: Special Vehicle Operations
Location: Fen End (West Midlands)

Position Description:
My client operates as a business within the business set up with a nimble/commercially minded outlook to leverage the increasing desire of our customers to personalise their vehicles.

Key strategy elements include :-
* Push the boundaries of the Brands to create high premium Niche Halo Performance & Luxury vehicles.
* Develop a range of Option Packs to enhance the Sporting and Lifestyle attributes of our vehicle range
* Enhance premium customer experience through vehicle personalisation and exclusivity

Design and develop profitable range of vehicle accessories Position:
Programme Planner / Programme Lead Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
* Have demonstrable ability to lead the resolution of multiple complex technical issues within a team environment.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, self-confidence, and a passion for the product.
* Lead a cross functional team of peers, chair weekly programme steering team (PST) meetings and present in senior forums when required.
* Gateway & Deliverables management.
* Programme Direction Letter Authorship.
* Future Model Year Timing Plan Creation & Management.
* Identify long lead commodities to identify potential risks with the plan and identify sourcing priorities.
* Work with Lead Engineers and Suppliers to understand commodity lead times to ensure that parts and associated software are delivered in time to support project timescales.
* Develop and maintain vehicle specific BoM, Facilitate SVO Change through Core FCIM team participation.
* Work with Design & MS&S in development of robust product proposals and associated business cases
* Work within the project management framework to enable functions to deliver on time and to budget.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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