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Global Program Manager

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 08/31/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 18824

Position Title:  Global Program Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, California.

Job Requirements:
  • Create, track and maintain schedule and milestones encompassing engineering, design, GTM, Marketing, Retail, eCommerce and Supply Chain
  • Participate in and/or initiate cross­ functional discussions to identify and address dependencies
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leads to create the cross functional product plan
  • Structure and drive cross functional checkpoints throughout the project lifecycle from Plan of Record through product shipment and post launch
  • Monitor progress in all workstreams and flag potential problems
  • Drive project-focused SLT (Senior Leadership Team) meetings with focus and efficiency to make the right decisions in the right forum at the right time to enable the team' s execution
  • Lead cross-functional development and execution of complex product demos to the SLT and Executive teams
  • Drive communications up from the Project Team to the SLT and decisions / guidance down from the SLT to the Project Team

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of development experience in consumer hardware, especially mobile devices
  • 2+ years of experience in the capacity of a cross functional lead/manager
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills to concisely explain complex experiences and simplify critical decisions to their key points

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Experience working on consumer hardware projects that require significant software development in a new category
  • Experience working with diverse teams including technical, design and business experts
  • Experience being an active contributor to the creation of new processes and building a new team in parallel with pushing forward urgent product development efforts
  • Experience leading large internal and external teams and managing those relationships effectively to drive cohesive execution across the team

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Bob Saunders

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