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Director of Programs - Thermal Management

Requisition ID:  104892
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Ansty Park (1020)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU


Joining our team means you're helping to deliver our vision - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.

With over 160 years of history, innovation's at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.

We'll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we're working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.



Role Summary:


We are currently recruiting for a Director of Programmes for our Thermal Systems division, based at our state-of-the-art facility in Ansty Park. This role will take full responsibility for all Programmes in Thermal Systems and the management of a small team of Programme Managers.


Job Core Responsibilities:


  • Provide central co-ordination across the whole business through all stage of New Product Introduction
  • Leadership and management of a small team of Programme Managers
  • Generate the overall master project plan
  • Ensures management have visibility of all programmes and associated deliverables
  • Main interface and escalation point with customer base on all project related issues
  • Commercial ownership of projects to agreed budgets, from tender preparation through to serial production
  • Support of other departments within the organization to ensure project requirements are delivered within the agreed framework
  • Managing a portfolio of customer based projects, effectively delegating throughout the organization and ensuring deliverables are met


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:


  • Degree level qualification, ideally in a technical/ engineering field
  • Background in aerospace component manufacture essential
  • Depth of Programme Management experience on complex programmes
  • Experience working on programmes across continents – predominantly Europe & US
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain customer relationships
  • Superb leadership skills, able to develop and manage cross-functional teams
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task


What We Offer:


Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • Flexible working policies and the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime. 
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off




Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.


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