Omnitracs

Senior Program Manager

Job Locations MX-Mexico City
ID
2020-1176
Category
Product Management
Type
Regular Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Overview

Job Summary

Do you have a passion for achieving results? Are you known as the ‘go to’ person when a highly complex, almost impossible initiative must be implemented?  If this sounds like you, then join Omnitracs as a Sr. Program Manager, Product Introduction and help us define technology for the transportation industry. As the Sr. Program Manager of Product Introduction, you will work with highly skilled teams to implement best-of-class products, driving launches through the Product Lifecycle framework, and being part of an innovative and collaborative environment.


The Sr. Program Manager, Product Introduction will ensure efficient and successful product delivery by driving organizational readiness across all functional areas and across all Product Lifecycle stages from inception to end-of-life. The successful candidate will have extensive experience executing complex, cross-functional programs, focusing specifically on hardware, firmware and software integrations, and will possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to lead teams to deliver in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities And Duties

  • Drive product launches through cross-functional collaboration across all phases of the Product Lifecycle including all activities necessary to conceive, qualify, plan, launch, and end-of-life products
  • Invest in the total success of products and initiatives by decisively defining and managing critical milestones, dependencies, and risks
  • Proactively solve conflicts around resources, schedules, risks, scope and other program-level issues
  • Professionally and assertively assume ownership of deliverables and harness ambiguity into driving quality results
  • Provide clear direction (and support) to multiple teams simultaneously, in all aspects of the program
  • Cultivate respect-based relationships across the organization including technology, finance, sales, marketing, and operations through demonstrated expertise and action-based leadership
  • Prepare and deliver program status updates and presentations to internal stakeholders and executive leadership team

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

Skills & Other Requirements

  • EDUCATION: BA/BS in Engineering, Business or related field; Advanced degree preferred
  • CERTIFICATION: PMP certification preferred; Agile certification helpful
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 6 – 8 years’ program management and/or product management experience with an emphasis on cross-functional planning, delivery, and reporting on complex initiatives; Experience with agile methodologies preferred; Experience in managing hardware-based projects required

                                                                  

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Experience in successfully leading complex, high-profile initiatives with specific experience in leading engineering and business teams in hardware development, procurement, beta testing and implementation
  • Experience in building and launching software applications in SaaS environment; Mobile applications experience required
  • Successful application of Product Lifecycle principles in managing initiatives through each phase from ‘cradle to grave’
  • Ability to understand and work with technical concepts and creatively apply these concepts to product innovation and strategic portfolio alignment
  • Strong team-player with proven ability to effectively work with and influence engineering, sales, marketing, finance and operations
  • Exceptional people skills with the ability to coach and motivate team members to be successful in their roles
  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding
  • Flexibility and understanding of implications of change to product launches and resources at both a strategic and tactical level
  • Experience in driving change in an evolving organization while achieving high-quality results
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, Visio, and Excel; JIRA and Confluence experience preferred
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills – ability to communicate complex initiatives in a simple fashion for multiple audiences (i.e. Executive Leadership readouts/reviews)

 

 

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