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Director of Programs- Aviation

Posted by Sarah Aiken on Feb 7, 2020 11:09:05 AM

VHR is currently looking for a permanent Programs Director to work at a leading aviation companie located in Surrey, UK

The Director of Programs is responsible of all existing programs and participates in the program bids for potential customers. They will manage the program operations and program manager to assure contract commitments are met to include performance levels, commercial, inventory and financial targets.

Reports to Vice President of Programs and Repairs.


  • Ensure program opportunities follow the proper gates and timelines are met
  • Provide input in the proposals to confirm best practices are utilized
  • Manage the contract process for awarded bids
  • Implement new programs
  • Oversee day to day program operations
    • Open requisitions monitoring
    • Core return flow
    • 3rd party exchange return
    • Inventory planning and forecasting

Takes decisions when facing problematic cases related to service

  • Manage direct and indirect program employees worldwide
    • Set annual smart goals and objectives
    • Schedule reviews 2x a year at a minimum
  • Oversee program managers
    • Ensure contract requirements are met
    • Monitor monthly P&L, service levels and define corrective actions if needed
    • Create and keep processes and procedures up to date
    • Participate as needed in quarterly program reviews
  • Responsible for all team members and supporting team members (AOG) are trained properly and refresher training as needed
  • Present programs performance results to management on a monthly basis


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Management Experience
  • Experience in aviation flight hour programs or similar
  • Familiarity with airframe product
  • High proficiency in Excel and proficient in Word and PowerPoint
  • Tactical and Strategic thinker
  • Performs well under pressure
  • Positive and professional demeanour
  • Good listener
  • Well organized

For more information, please contact Sarah at Sarah.Aiken@v-hr.com or press Apply Now!

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Topics: Aerospace & Aviation