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Programme Manager


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

9th April 2021


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




At Prodrive we combine our pace and agility with free thinking to redefine the possible. Prodrive Advanced Technology is where we combine our motorsport ethos with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering designs and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, defence and more recently, clean energy sectors.

Our current portfolio includes a diverse range of projects, including novel suspension systems for military application, innovative aircraft seating systems, a ‘last mile’ 18 tonne electric delivery truck and the design and delivery of a new hydraulic control system for a hypercar. Our portfolio covers engineering design solution projects that range in size and scope.

Our programmes are complex, delivering them profitably is a challenge and our programme managers require a combination of intellect, agility and drive that is rare.  As part of our programme management team you will be responsible for the successful delivery of a range of projects, from inception through to production.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure programmes are appropriately scoped, planned, resourced and delivered in line with objectives and the requirements of the Programme Steering Committee
  • Manage multiple projects throughout the various stages of the lifecycle and assume overall responsibility for the delivery of successful outputs
  • Understand and interpret the voice of the customer to maximise commercial opportunities and customer satisfaction
  • Drive the programme deliverables through management and leadership of cross functional teams and communicate programme status and progress
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal & external customers and key suppliers
  • Accountability for programme budgets, demonstrating a detailed understanding and tight control of programme related financials including D&D, tooling and external suppliers
  • Manage programme cash flow through management of invoicing, payment and external purchase orders
  • Manage and control programme change and risks, following appropriate process


We are looking for an experienced programme manager who has delivered complex and varied fast paced engineering projects. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to build credible and trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as possessing a high commercial focus and acumen.

You will have a strong analytical background and excellent negotiation and conflict management skills, you need the ability to listen and offer direction to the wider team to drive problem resolution.

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