Programme Manager, Aviation

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a global leader within the Global Connectivity space and is the market-leading provider for high-speed data communications across land, at sea and in the air. 

They require a Programme Manager, Aviation to work with the regional airline clients, supplier organisations and internal teams to ensure a structured delivery of projects and programme methods and protocols.

 Key Responsibilities for the Programme Manager, Aviation: 

- Leading the delivery of aviation projects for GX, L-Band and EAN services.
- Customer focal point for project implementation, delivery and acceptance.
- Managing aircraft modification and embodiment projects liaising with airline engineering departments, MROs and Part 21 Design and Production Organisations.
- Managing system integration and service delivery projects liaising with aircraft OEMs, tier 1 suppliers, IFE providers and ISPs.
- Leading and coordinating internal project teams within a matrix managed environment.
- Financial control, budget management and resource forecasting of assigned projects.
- Presenting project progress and status to customer steering committees and at internal review boards.
- Definition and scoping of projects ensuring alignment of objectives and benefits with key stakeholders.
- Development of project plans and management of risks and issues.
- Coordinating change impact assessments and controlling impacts on scope.

Essential Knowledge and Skills for the Programme Manager, Aviation:

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships and manage stakeholders at all levels.
- Excellent project management skills with the ability to run multiple projects simultaneously.
- Excellent planning, forecasting, and reporting skills.
- Risk identification, control, and mitigation planning.
- Issue management, problem-solving and critical thinking.
- Ability to take the initiative to identify business or customer needs and drive the delivery of appropriate solutions.
- Previous experience of managing aircraft modification and embodiment projects.
- Accustomed to working in cross-functional teams spread across multiple time zones.
- Programme / Project Management qualification(s), e.g.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and Excel and Microsoft Project.
- Available and willing to travel worldwide (COVID-19 situation dependent).

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

- Knowledge of the commercial aviation regulatory environment including EASA or FAA STC processes.
- Experience working with IFC, IFE or other avionics OEMs.
- Good understanding of software development and integration lifecycles.
- Good understanding of IP / broadband networks and internet technologies.
- Knowledge of satellite & cellular industry.
- Experience supporting bids and pre-sales activities.
- Experience in using JIRA & Confluence.



  • Start: 15/09/2023
  • Rate: Competitive
  • Location: Singapore,Singapore
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Telecoms
  • Recruiter: Holt Recruitment
  • Contact: Daniel Barrett
  • Tel: 03333 448009
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: V-32512
  • Posted: 2023-09-15 15:42:54 -

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