Program Director - Military Programs & Customer Support
Posted 9/14/2017 3:49:20 AM
Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Brindisi
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Role Summary: In this role, you will be responsible to manage the entire Avio Aero Military programs portfolio as Program Management and Customer Support Organization. You will ensure Programs requirements are met driving strong cross functional collaboration, customer focus and accountability.
Meet Programs schedules and financial targets in order to reach the contractual Customer Satisfaction and maximize Contribution Margin and Cash Flow
Set organizational goals to meet program objectives
Serve as the Voice of the Customer to ensure responsiveness and focus
Provide guidance and direction for all Military Production, Repair and Overhaul Programs, empowering and engaging Program Managers on Programs leadership and accountability
Influence profitable growth of Military Product Support business by developing processes and systems that will product competitively priced support products required
Drive a culture of horizontal collaboration across the different functions (Global Supply Chain, Engineering, Quality, Sales & Commercial, Finance, HR, Legal, Compliance)
Serve as role model for unyielding integrity
Plan and act for development of the team
Maintain constant relationship with the different Customers to understand and satisfy their needs
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent
Previous experience in leading aerospace Military programs and close interaction with Military or equivalent Customers
Financials knowledge and understanding;
Outstanding ability to work and lead crossfunctionally
Proven records of success in Program Management and/or other leadership roles
Consistent experience in the Aviation industry
Fluent in Italian and English
EU work permit
Previous experience in Operations
Sales/Commercial Responsibility in the aviation field
Knowledge of Italian and/or international military programs in the Aviation sector;
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