HERE

  • Sr Program Manager - Agile

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    2017-17929
    Category
    Program/Project Management
  • Who are we?

    Who Are We?

     

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking  HERE.

     

     

    This role is will be a part of The Agile Program Management Organization (APMO). The team aims to continuously improve project and program delivery throughout our organization. We run first class PMO standards to maintain delivery focused excellence, all while collaborating and learning from one another to win together in a fun and exciting environment as we prepare for the upcoming societal change.

    What's the role?

    What’s The Role?

     

    You will join our global team of 9 people whose goal is to improve the execution of our organization’s strategic objectives by ensuring the right things are being delivered correctly for our customers/shareholders.

    As a Senior Program Manager, you will be responsible for creating and managing the best operating environment for the successful execution of identified objectives of a program.  Major program elements include the definition and implementation of a clear governance model for program decisions, the creation of program roadmap aligned to overall program objectives

     The following are the key areas of responsibility:

     

    • Leading and developing a talented team of 9 Program & Project Managers
    • Program level results including scope, schedule & budget
    • Translation of business objectives into operational Key Performance and Risk Indicators that are used to drive successful delivery of program objectives.
    • Managing Internal & external customer needs and expectations internally to ensure initiatives reflect customer business and technical requirements
    • Prioritizing projects inside the program(s) the PM owns, set expectations, formally document objectives and program plans, initiate and manage programs, and report progress regularly
    • Keeping up to date with new industry and technology trends to keep skill set fresh and improve overall effectiveness

    Who are you?

    Who Are You?

     

    You will be successful in the role with the following:

    • An MBA/ Master’s degree, 8 – 12 years of experience in program management, with successful management and solution delivery of cross-functional projects.
    • Experience working in and with Agile development teams and Product Development Life Cycle.
    • Experience with delivering large-scale programs to market
    • Experience managing complex programs across multiple disciplines, including engineering, production, subcontractors, marketing, sales, & distribution, and at varying positions in the value chain
    • History of providing project management to distributed cross functional teams, manage issues cross-functionally and remotely
    • Ability to interface with all levels in HERE and customers; to manage up, down, and across effectively
    • Project and program management skills and experience for automotive and/or consumer electronics accounts

     

    What Do We Offer?

     

    • We run first class PMO standards to maintain delivery focused excellence, all while collaborating and learning from one another to win together in a fun and exciting environment as we prepare for the upcoming societal change.

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.

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