Programme Coordinator

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Programme Coordinator

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameJessica Price

Job description

Position Title: Programme Planner

Duration: Contract

Location: Hybrid - On Site in Solihull 3 days

The Role

  • We are looking for a highly organized Programme Coordinator to join our Vehicle Line Management Team.
  • In this role, you will support the VLM Programme Managers to deliver the Clients' existing future vehicle programme.
  • This will entail managing key programme documentation including timing plans, gateway material and supporting regular cross functional programme team meetings.
  • To ensure success, the Programme Coordinator should possess previous experience in new vehicle development programmes

The 4 Core Elements:

Project planning:

  • Plan projects and manage resources across all relevant teams, acting proactively to interrogate new briefs and change requests.

Employee/Stakeholder interaction:

  • Confidently partake, providing an agenda ahead of time, and meeting notes afterwards, driving the actions required across attendees.

Create Accountability:

  • Create accountability across the production teams by populating all VLM tasks with all relevant information and ensuring their understanding.

Commercial Awareness:

  • Build project timelines at the Client with commercial awareness and budget control, understanding how to read the project data and being able to speak confidently about it.


  • Maintaining and updating programme timing plans
  • Being the Core support to the Programme Managers with compiling programme gateway documentation.
  • Support the Programme managers with regular cross functional reviews and maintain programme risk registers and open issues files.
  • Clearly communicate progress, issues, and risks to the appropriate stakeholders, escalating where necessary to the Head of VLM
  • Work with cross-functional programme team to achieve programme milestones.
  • Keeping relevant stakeholders informed of project timelines and associated deadlines.

Personal Specification

  • A minimum of two years' experience in a new programme development role
  • Capable of thriving in a fast-paced setting, adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Bring a collaborative spirit to the team to help motivate gateway deliverable updates
  • Passion to want to learn and develop within a fast-paced environment.
  • Extensive experience with office software, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook Express
  • Be advantageous if the applicant has previous experience managing programme timing through MS Project or another equivalent software program
  • Demonstrated capability for problem-solving, decision-making, sound judgment, and assertiveness
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills