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Job ID:002355
Function:Information Technology
Position Type:Full Time
Travel Required:Yes, 25 % of the Time
Location:Mitcheldean, -- UK
Relocation Provided:Yes
Remote Work:No
Job Description
For Eaton's Safety Division we are looking to hire:
 
Program Manager
 
location: Mitcheldean, UK
 
Program Manager will be responsible for the successful execution of the NPD Program(s) and projects and there budget allocation. Will act as the Divisional Program Management lead for the Life Safety Division. Will coordinate the Division Level Program Management activities and establish the best practices for program management across the division.
 
Essential Functions:
 
  • Defining Best Practice Program/Project Management for the Life Safety Division and facilitating its successful application across the division
  • Ensuring standard Program/Project Management processes are utilized and continually improved. This improvement will be reflected in successive ProLaunch assessments
  • Providing functional leadership and mentoring to the dedicated program managers and project leaders across the division
  • Ensuring adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and organizing training as required
  • Establishing and maintaining effective metrics for  quality, technical performance and delivery of the projects and programs running across the division through all of the PROLaunch phases
  • Maintaining and improving key Project Management tools and facilities such as the Divisional ProLaunch Sharepoint
  • Managing specific assigned projects with responsibility for project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
  • Bachelor's degree required; Engineering or Science degree preferred
  • Recognized Program Management qualification (APM or Prince 2)
  • Experience in Program Management; or a combination of Program Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management
  • Experienced in New Product Development (NPD) programs
  • Proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change in an Integrated Product Development Teams (IPT) environment across multiple sites
  • Proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) highly recommended
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and customer
  • Experience in Risk Management
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Broad knowledge gained within a product development/industry


Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions that provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has more than 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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