GERMAN PROGRAMS DIRECTOR (M/F) - PRO24526

Function: Program Management
Localization: France - Ile de France - Etampes
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 25th May 2019

 Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."

Our Covers & Foam Solutions Division is looking for a Programs Director (M/F) based at Etampes (91).
 
The Program Director is responsible for managing hierarchically or functionally several Program Managers within a given Customer Business Unit or Division/Region of a Business Group.
 
He/she is responsible for Program Portfolio performance and the corresponding objectives from program award until handover to production site by applying Faurecia standard Program processes and Program governance rules.

 

  Responsibilities:

 

 (S)he has to :

- Ensure the Faurecia standardized Program Management System (PMS) is followed in each program

- Lead program reviews at the Division level, and contribute to preparing reviews carried out at the Business Group level


- Manage and measure each program's performance and results, identify deficiencies, develop and implement action plans


- Represent all Programs under his/her responsibility with customers, suppliers and Faurecia entities

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-  Ensure the transfer of know-how between his/her programs and other CBU or Divisions/regions of the Business Group

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- Actively support the evolution of the PMS, and guarantee its implementation throughout his/her perimeter

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- Provide operational support for Programs within his/her perimeter whenever necessary.


- Act as a coach for all Program Managers under his/her responsibility

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- Co-ordinate and ensure program related reporting to the Group and the Business Group

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- Ensure and plan Core Program team staffing after award with the functions responsible, appoint new Program Managers with HR organization


- Manage the Program Managers within the division / Platform:


- Define their objectives according to Faurecia rulesCo-ordinate and ensure program related reporting to the Group and the Business Group

- Ensure and plan Core Program team staffing after award with the functions responsible, appoint new Program Managers with HR organization

       


 

 


The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Master's degree in engineering or in business administration 
  • Minimum 9 years of work experience, with :

         - at least 6 years of successfully managing one or several programs (ideally within Faurecia)

         - Experience in an industrial environment and/or product experience a plus

  • Good knowledge of a Program Management System (i.e. standards, tools, methods, etc...)
  • Strong financial knowledge (including building and following a Business Plan)
  • Fluent English required

 



 

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