Principal Program Manager



Job Description: Job Code: 822-R01-0621CAJob Function: Program Management Classification: Regular Full Time Location: Vancouver, CanadaWe have an immediate need for a PRINCIPAL PROGRAM MANAGER.The Principal Program Manager leads a team that manages various programs, both in services and in new product development across hardware, firmware, and software. This position requires someone who can provide both technical and personal leadership and must have the skill set to do overall schedule assessments to manage both internal teams, vendors, and customers and to communicate effectively both internally and externally. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and experience working with globally distributed development teams. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. RequirementsPassion and experience delivering high quality products and servicesProven ability in program management, driving and communication skills, effectively managing projects and working with global cross-functional teams Extremely detailed & clear communication skillsClear understanding of schedule deadlines and knowing when to escalate critical issuesAdvanced knowledge and proficiency with scheduling tools, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Good financial understandingFluent with using issue-tracking software applications, such as Jira, Ability to relentlessly track and follow-up on open issues and action items Ability to lead and work collaboratively in a highly dynamic environment Must be very good with logistics, planning, well organized, detailed, and resourceful Self-starter with the ability to work through ambiguity and evolving requirements Experience in working with multiple program tasks, setting the right priorities, and understanding program needs Background in SOM development is preferred Responsibilities:Manage multiple programs across multiple platforms and technologiesPlan, schedule, and coordinate development projects as well as service projectsEnsure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budgetAssist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibilityGenerate detailed program plans with cross-functional teams’ consensus that meet corporate business goals. Identify risk areas and mitigation plans to meet quality, schedule, and cost targetsWork closely with cross-functional teams (incl. Business Dev, Business Planning, Product Marketing, Sales, Product Management, Engineering and Operations) throughout the planning and execution phase Drive and participate in recurring team meetings Participate in resource availability and allocationWork with cross-functional teams on issues and drive issue resolution in a timely manner Manage changes to project scope, schedule, and costGenerate and present program status regularly to executive management staff as well as customersTrack program performance, and analyze success against personal and organizational goalsCapture and drive process improvements opportunitiesSet high standards for personal and team interaction. Facilitate the resolution of complex team issues, build consensus, maintain process focus, overcome barriers, encourage, and inspire other team members and foster relationships with other team leaders Job ID: 25988378

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