June 11

Interim Programme Manager

June 11
We have been retained by a specialist Manufacturer of bespoke products to source an Interim Programme Manager to manage the move of this site from a people and process point of view.  This is a fantastic opportunity to manage a key project for this SME manufacturer.   Reporting to the Operations Director you will be responsible for:  
  • Generate a structured project plan to transition the people, equipment and manufacturing process from the companies current, 3 site, operation to 1 single site.
  • Introduce a stage gate process and cascade the plan to all relevant functions and decision makers.
  • Implement project meetings to ensure that all actions are clearly communicated and delivered upon
  • Work cross functionally to ensure a smooth transition/move of equipment to the new site.
  • Work within agreed timescales
  • Ensure the Operations Director and Head of Production Improvement are fully informed of progress.
  A proven Project or Programme Manager, you will have been involved in managing projects related to relocating a manufacturing plant. Experience in the logistical movements of plant and people is key. Strong project planning skills are key as are excellent stakeholder management skills. PRINCE 2 is desirable. You must have excellent communication skills and have the proven ability to work cross functionally.   This role will offer a competitive salary on a fixed term basis.   Handley James Consulting was launched by its founders to provide the manufacturing community with a quality recruitment service on a committed basis. HJC apply unique Search and Selection techniques to all of your recruitment requirements. Irrelevant of whether this is a skilled engineering role or an executive placement we provide the same level of service to clients and candidates alike. We understand that irrelevant of discipline or level; your next career move is vitally important and we treat everyone equally. Our key differentiators are that the founders of Handley James have both worked in manufacturing and engineering organisations themselves, they are extremely down to earth and honest in their approach and they don’t apply pressure tactics to either candidates or clients. We respect your need for time when making decisions.    
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