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Vehicle Programme Manager

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 15/07/2017

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POSTING END DATE: 11/08/2017


HIRING MANAGER: Programme Management Director 

SALARY: Competitive

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

Our vehicles are admired and desired across the world for luxurious design and outstanding engineering. Our Engineering and Manufacturing team are driving this incredible experience; being the ideas and expertise behind their creation is even more exhilarating.

The Programme Manager is accountable for delivery of vehicle programme(s) to agreed time, cost and quality targets.
Core responsibilities are:
Structuring programmes for success,
Creating, maintaining & driving credible plans,
Pre-emptive and skilled risk management to avoid issues,
Controlling changes to scope with rigour and discipline,
Providing timely and accurate transparency on status and risk,
Financial control of delivery costs to agreed targets,
Driving adherence to JLR standards and process, and
Ensuring clear and efficient decision-making and communication mechanisms are in place. 
Leading a large cross-functional team across multiple locations is also critical.

Highly competent Programme Management skills, knowledge and experience in relevant fields of automotive, engineering or manufacturing.
Evidence of strong leadership skills, resilience, ability to drive success from ambiguity, and to act as a change agent in the JLR programme management transformation.
Relevant and up to date Programme Management qualifications e.g. PMI, Prince, MSP, Agile etc.
Leadership of major multi-year complex cross-functional programmes in relevant industry, evidencing deep-application of programme management competencies. 
Resource budget management over £50m, total budgets over £250m.
Industry-recognised and current project and programme management qualifications."


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. As well as the impressive benefits that all our employees receive (including a privilege car purchase scheme, competitive pension scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement), there are some additional benefits open to our Senior Managers. This includes access to our highly competitive Employee Car Ownership (ECO) scheme which provides two cars (either two Jaguar/Land Rover vehicles or one Jaguar/Land Rover vehicle and one Ford brand car) at extremely favourable cost compared to traditional company car lease schemes.   In addition to the car scheme we provide private health cover (which includes travel insurance) and performance-related bonus schemes. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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