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Programme Mangers Assistant (PMA)

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Programme Mangers Assistant (PMA)

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary £25 - £26 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameJessica Price

Job description

Position Title: Programme Mangers Assistant (PMA)

Duration: 12 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Dagenham / Dunton, Essex

Division: Manufacturing

Rate: Umbrella £26.75 per hour Inside IR35

Position Description:

  • Programme Managers Assistant (PMA)
  • Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering
  • The principal role of the PMA is to support the Programme Leader / Programme Manager with the management of a project focusing on collecting information and reporting.
  • The PMA will develop an understanding of all the aspects of a Clients' Powertrain project which must be tracked, gather information from the engineering teams that are implementing the project and then feed this information into the appropriate systems, reporting formats and documents.
  • Following on from this they will support the presentations from the programme management team to various levels of management within the organisation.
  • The PMA will frequently lead meetings with the engineering teams to gather the required information, for example covering project funding, issue management & progress to timing plans.
  • This allows them to track progress and highlight to the programme leader/manager any areas of concern.
  • Project administration tasks will also be required such as setting up meetings and managing SharePoint's.
  • There will also be opportunities to work with other PMAs especially for the purposes of sharing lessons learnt and strengthening best practice.
  • The projects run by this team are to install or retool manufacturing systems and, as such, are highly technical so an understanding of manufacturing systems is an advantage.
  • Meeting deadlines is critical in this environment to ensure launch timing is met and prevent production shortages or stoppages.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint and MS SharePoint

Skills Preferred:

  • Project planning

Experience Required:

  • Project management experience

Experience Preferred:

  • Minimum 2 years project management experience with a focus on planning and management reporting
  • Experience of project management tools
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

Education Preferred:

  • Degree or appropriate experience

Additional Information :

  • Hybrid between Dunton and Dagenham must be able to get to either site as and when required