Automotive program manager

Reed Personnel Services Czech Republic s.r.o

Place of work
Brno - City
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Assemble and lead cross functional Team for new product development through launch. Assure that all customer requirements, internal metrics and critical dates are met.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

• Assemble and lead cross functional teams for new product development through launch
• Assure “safe launch” through management of the team and project to meet customer quality and delivery expectations
• Track and manage the program budget to ensure all financial metrics are met
• Lead Cost reduction and margin improvement activity to ensure financial metrics can be met
• Facilitate completion of appropriate requirements for prototype and production program deliverables
• Review and update the business case/ project agreement as the program scope changes
• Ensure proper technical and commercial interface occurs with the customer and internal departments
• Attend and participate in customer meetings
• Gather information necessary to develop cost study and quote to customer
• Manage program and customer open issues list, facilitate completion of action items on open issues list
• Assist Sales for follow-up on open commercial issues with customers

Employee perks, benefits

• Competitive salary package
• 6 weeks of vacation
• Flexible working time, home office
• Budget for language trainings up to 20.000 CZK
• Financial reward for internal trainers
• Trainings, Talent Program, Referral Program
• Company nursery school
• Contribution to pension insurance 2,32 %
• Loan for housing purposes
• Discounts on free-time activities
• Discounts on company products
• Canteen
• Company events for employees

Information about the selection process

If you fit the profile described above and read that far into the job description we would love to hear from you!
For further information contact Jana Thomsen Sobotka on +420 601 321 464 or by email or via LinkedIn:

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Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Automotive industry, manufacture of transport equipment

Global automotive supplier with 2 production sites in CZ and Service Center that in very short time has undergone rapid development and at this point service branches of more than 20 countries through its more than 280 employees.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Educational Specialization

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other related field

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Project - advanced

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Strong working knowledge and proven experience in project management in automotive industry (3-5 years) – ideally to have hands at least on 3-5 whole life-cycle projects
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other related field
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills
• Proven experience and interaction with suppliers, customers and Senior Management
• Know how to use MS Windows and MS Office Package especially Excel & Powerpoint
• Understanding of technical/product site of the project
• Ability to use project/timeline software tools.
• Driving licence B and willing to travel (once a month)


Brief description of the company

Reed is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions, IT and HR consulting.

Assisting jobseekers and employers since 1960, Reed’s global expertise spans Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Reed is independent, has 350+ offices worldwide, employs more than 3,000 people and delivers a world-class service across more than 30 specialisms. is the UK's biggest jobsite and receives over 1.3 million job applications per month. Internationally, enables jobseekers to search for opportunities across multiple industry sectors around the world.

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The company is a holder of a licence to offer recruitment services.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Reed Personnel Services Czech Republic s.r.o
Starobrněnská 8
60200 Brno


Contact person: Jana Thomsen Sobotka
Tel.: +420 601 321 464
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ID: 2725084   Datum zveřejnění: 14.9.2016