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Programme Manager with Manufacturing and Business Development - London based - London and UK wide

£90k-£140k package, outstanding for exceptional candidates

Our client has an impressive manufacturing operational improvement sector which is at the heart of its business.

- Most of their current employees are engineers and scientists, many of whom were originally attracted to the client in part due to the appeal of being able to work in the sector
- Clients in non-manufacturing environments value their knowledge and experience of the sector
- They have a very valuable and consistent product for delivering work in the sector and it should be a core part of their future revenues
- In manufacturing they have a strong platform of contacts, experience, clients, track record and leadership in the sector

A New Role – Programme Manager
Recruit a Programme Manager for the sector who can work with the Sector board and bring additional skills and bandwith
They are looking for an exceptional person to join their team who will:
• Be a big part of leading major growth of their manufacturing team
• Develop an excellent relationship with the existing leadership team, working collaboratively so that everyone benefits
• Work as a team and support focus on business development
• Have freedom to move the direction of the sector as a part of the sector board, within the values and strategy of the firm
• You will have a sound knowledge of the sector and the people within it and be used to holding relationships across the sector
• You may be specialised in a sub-sector, which in order of preference might be:
- Food (e.g. know many food manufacturers and have relationships with the retailers and understand the issues and scene)
- Large manufacturers (e.g. coca-cola, Premier foods, P&G etc)
– probably with a history of high level work within the retailers (ASDA, Sainsburys) this person knows the people and issues in a sector)
- Be personable, ambitious, bright with an excellent track record
- Ideally will have spent time in a big 4 or strategy consultancy working in the sector (BCG, PA, McKinsey)
- Experience and capability of running 1 or 2 large engagements at the same time
- Strong leadership skills with ability to work at all levels with their firm
- Raise our clients' profile in the sector (or sub-sector)
- Show thought leadership, Innovate the offer, product and relationship with our clients
- Work well with the marketing team

Please send your CV to richard@mindbench.co.ukTo apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link:richard@mindbench.co.uk, quoting reference number:TC001

NB: Mindbench is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy