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Program Manager

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Posted: 05/06/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: VMS Job Number: 28795

Job Description

Position Title: Program Manager

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for Program Manager with our client located in Sunnyvale, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

• Driving a portfolio of product design projects
• Ensure Design Control processes are followed per relevant procedures
• Facilitate and ensure that complex, high-value Business Unit projects are properly scoped, resourced, and communicated to minimize risk, deliver on-time and on-budget
• Creating and maintaining project schedules
• Develop and monitor project budgets
• Provide clear communication to the organization on project status, critical path, as well as potential areas of risk
• Work closely with Product Development, Manufacturing, Marketing, Regulatory, and Quality organizations to ensure input and representation in the development process
• Work closely with NPI counterparts to ensure prototypes, supplier and manufacturing activities are scheduled and tracked appropriately
• Contributes to product prioritization decisions by providing data and analysis from current and past projects
• Provides feedback to team members regarding performance and requirements.
• Build strong informal and formal communication channels to deliver information that is accurate and up-to-date to all stakeholders
• Utilize corporate approved tools and implement them to empower and unencumber team members as they work to complete projects
• Organize and guide large numbers of distributed, cross-functional resources successfully
• Function as the primary point-of-contact for key leaders and stakeholders across the organization.

Job Qualifications:

• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Ability to communicate effectively with executive leadership on the project status
• Comfortable with all phases of the product development lifecycle including idea generation, concept development and testing, design, implementation, validation and transfer
• Willing to go the extra mile with a strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful with the ability to deal with conflict and drive to solution
• Proven ability to lead, influence and work well at all levels of an organization and in a cross functional team environment
• Ability to lead a large number of people on a variety of programs
• Ability to handle ambiguity effectively and oversee multiple projects at once
• Requires knowledge of engineering, product strategy and business management
• Experience in analyzing tradeoffs between product features, customer needs/requirements, produce-ability and cost
• Demonstrated ability to synthesize data, set actionable goals and drive metrics and execution
• Minimum 8-12 years of experience involved in the development and commercialization of products
• Medical device experience preferred
• Previous experience working with optical/electrical/mechanical product development is desired
• High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously; must work well under pressure, be flexible, and meet deadlines
• Energetic and balanced person with a drive for results, who feels accountable, has a great attitude, and is a team-player; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through
• Desired project tools experience includes CA Technology - Resource Management tool, JIRA, Confluence
• Certification in project management (PMP) desired
• BS or equivalent work experience in a scientific field preferred; business, finance or related field will be considered in conjunction with experience.

Job Details:

• Contract: 6 months
• Pay Rate: $55 - $60 an hour
• Location: Sunnyvale, CA (hybrid – 3 days office)

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

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.

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