Programme Coordinator - Vehicle Projects
McLaren Group
Woking, GB
2d ago

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is a dedicated division of McLaren Automotive that takes ownership even further through offering personalisation & bespoke commissions.

With dedicated individuals our aim is to create vehicles to a customer’s individual tastes.

McLaren Special Operations provide everything from bespoke personalisation options through to building ultra-exclusive limited edition or one-off breath-taking models.

Purpose of the role :

The Programme Coordinator role is a great first step in Programme Management within a fast-paced automotive environment.

Within this role you will be responsible for coordinating and driving the successful approval and delivery of a variety of MSO components and systems.

We want you as Programme Coordinator, to provide day to day direction to key stakeholders and feel accountable for the product meeting quality, cost and timing targets.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your skills on a world class product, with a view to progressing into a Programme Leader type role.

Principal accountabilities :

  • Responsible for the readiness of MSO ready for launch’ features
  • Lead and influence a cross functional team to define and deliver systems and components to agreed timing, cost, (BOM & Investment), weight, and quality targets.
  • Plan and lead activities to ensure the design, development and creation of all ready for launch’ MSO features is completed in line with agreed timings
  • Chair and lead key project meetings to track the progress status of the project and its sub-elements and steer the team toward project objectives.
  • Responsible for managing all content through the McLaren gateway and deliverable based development process and present to the wider team as required
  • Support and manage system and component, design, release, development and validation plans in association with functional experts.
  • Respond to requests for information or specification change with assessment of risk and cost and ensure full documentation.
  • Work with the vehicle project teams at the start of vehicle project to confirm MSO features and ensure full integration into the projects
  • Preparation and presentation of material to support external and internal project status reviews.
  • Create, maintain and govern all timing plans, identifying key milestones and deadlines
  • Identify and manage project risks and opportunities including overseeing project budgets in line with agreed spending profiles
  • Knowledge, skills & experience :

  • Good communicator with the ability to lead and motivate a small focused team and work cross functionally
  • Project Management experience, preferably from the automotive industry
  • Design and development experience desirable
  • Self-reliant and intrinsically self-motivated
  • Well organised and delivery focused with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery in a high-pressure environment
  • Personal attributes :

  • Self-motivated, proactive and work well within cross-functional teams
  • High Resilience
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude to working hours and practices
  • Able to display good stakeholder management skills
  • Honest and transparent in working practices
  • We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees. It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.

    At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings.

    We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme.

    We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.

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