Trainee Program Manager
Salary / Benefits
Contract Type: Permanent
Are you an Engineering graduate with industrial experience looking to move into a more commercial role? Last year was a record year in the history of our client and this year looks to be even better/bigger. Their focus is on recruiting people who want to be the future of the company and there is excellent opportunity for the right people to advance their careers. We are looking for individuals who are dynamic, passionate, hungry for responsibility and knowledge and who want to grow and develop because the opportunities are vast.
·To assist the Customer Account Managers with gathering customer requirements, developing an implementation schedule and quarterly financial forecasts and executing the roll-out of this, and monitoring all aspects of program performance (technical work, program management, material sourcing, financial goals, issue management and escalation, risk management, compliance, security, and client satisfaction).
·Contribute to the strategic agenda of the business unit taking a commercial approach to activities.
·Work with multi discipline teams to ensure customer projects are delivered to time, cost and quality targets.
·Assist the Customer Account Manager in Project managing allocated RFQ’s (requests for quotes)
·Assist the Customer Account Manager in producing the account plan for allocated customers
·Ensure deliverables are provided on-schedule and with appropriate accuracy and completeness.
·Understand, and be able to maintain, the sales order process and the Sales Forecast
·Prepare written and verbal reports for management regarding project status, cost and schedule variances.
·Feedback ideas into business in order to ‘delight’ customer – product & processes
·Regularly interact with customers, functional peer groups and senior management, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects/schedules etc., to gain cooperation of others.
·Maintain a regular interface with customer – developing & nurturing a long term relationship
The ideal candidate will have:
·Project Management skills.
·Be highly computer literate with an excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suites
·Be confident with excellent interpersonal/presentation skills and have the ability to communicate at all levels within an organisation
·Have a flexible approach and be able to work to a high level of accuracy with the ability to meet deadlines
·Ideally degree educated in a mechanical or manufacturing discipline
·Be able to demonstrate experience in a customer facing role preferably within a manufacturing environment
Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.