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REQ ID: 91001
JOB TITLE: Programme Planner SVO
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 19/10/2022
LOCATION: Warwickshire
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.


The Opportunity


The Programme Planner (PP) is responsible for Programme transactions within the SVO Coc Module Teams, meeting all defined targets and attributes (Technical and Commercial – Cost, Quality & Time). Responsible for execution of Module related deliverables on programmes and reporting on status at relevant gateways.


As a point of contact for specific Module issues on programmes, the PP will act as a key interface between the SVO teams, as well as facilitating cross department discussions and problem resolution.




Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


•    Programme specific coordination of all activities to ensure reliable delivery of the Module targets across the Module functions and ensure transparent communication and escalation through the Module team  as required.
•    Facilitate cross-functional interactions where required, support and reinforce module team working ethos.
•    Cascade forward planning metrics to Lead Engineers and achieve alignment across the Module on delivery commitments.
•    Assist with the weekly Module Meetings with the engineering team to share programme relevant information.  Support engineers with creation and maintenance of vehicle test plans.
•    Monitor, summarise & report out programme status against key metrics to deliver robust & accurate Module metrics as required, including supporting the creation and maintenance of the APQP and PSW delivery metrics and tasks.
•    Support the engineering team at AIMs startup meetings, manage the delivery of all AIMS and escalate sev4 or RED to the  relevant governance forums 
•    Accept and monitor the cascaded programme investment, vendor tooling, D&D, piece costs.
•    Verify Product Description Letters (PDLs) & manage them into delivery, including confirmation that the programme specific resources are identified and in place




Knowledge, Skills and Experience




3 Key Skills:
1.    Project Management - Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self- confidence and a 'passion for quality’.
2.    Ability to support the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment 
3.    A good working knowledge of PCDS, Change Control, Product Definition and Change Management processes are essential (Prior experience within JLR (or Ford)).
•    Experience with tools such as MS Project, Sharepoint, able to produce synthetic information and scorecards 
•    UK Driving license or equivalent
•    Experience of Problem Resolution using structured approaches


•    Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments
•    Experience of building and managing multiple internal and external relationships in complex stakeholder environments
•    Agile / Scrum Master experience

Personal Profile 


•    An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. 
•    Demonstrable experience in managing multiple projects. 
•    Ability to manage and resolve issues on assigned programmes, escalating where required.
•    An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning
•    A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
•    Strong oral and written communication & IT skills 
•    Driven by passion for the automotive product 
•    Able to work both individually and within a team. 


•    A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
•    A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members
•    An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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