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Program Manager - Transformation Project (2 years FTC)

Requisition ID:  102551
Business Unit:  AS Loughborough Polymer Seals (1110)

Loughborough, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9EQ

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.

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.



The Meggitt Polymers and Composites businesses within Shepshed, Loughborough are undergoing a multi-million-pound transformation program, which alongside facility investment and lean redesign includes the reshaping of the business for its future mission and growth. The Program Manager role covers the transformation of site office buildings, infrastructure, IT and welfare facilities. The role also includes consideration of opportunities to incorporate actions which converge on our net zero commitments and sustainability objectives. Working with the Business senior leadership team and associates, the successful candidate will ensure that Meggitt Polymers and Composites East Midlands is a great place to work and attractive to existing and new talent. The Program Manager leads the Project Management team while driving the successful execution and implementation of projects, following the Meggitt MOPS-5 Transformation governance process. Plans, organises and manages all activities necessary to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects within established objectives.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the Project Management team while driving the successful execution and implementation of projects, within a business unit.
  • Facilitate timely decisions to maintain project schedule and budget, while providing metric updates to management.
  • Monitor project budgets; reviewing reports and project expenses to determine if allocated funds have been spent as specified.
  • Follow established guidelines to manage completion of project milestones from beginning to end of lifecycle.
  • Identify project risks and provides solutions to minimize/eliminate risks; monitoring key project processes for compliance with objectives.
  • Responsible for internal distribution of all project related documentation for review and revisions as required.
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders and develop a deep understanding of their objectives.
  • Lead and direct work for team of employees as defined by business needs

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, particularly seniors.
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, and able 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 successful careers.  Our competitive offer package will include:

  • Flexible working policies or the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime.  
  • Early finish on Fridays.
  • 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 is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We are certain 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. #LI-IB1

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