Starkey Hearing Technologies has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager within our Research and Development department.
The Program Manager is responsible for managing multiple programs (portfolio) that are defined per short-term product roadmap. The Program Manager will work closely with program sponsors, project managers and program teams composed of cross-functional membership from Firmware Engineering, Hardware Development, Product Management, Research, IT, Software Engineering, Operations, Sales and Marketing and other departments to deliver the target functionality on time and on budget. The Program manager will create, manage, and execute detailed program schedules in a Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM)/SharePoint environment. This is a high visibility role with regular executive management interaction. The Program manager will possess and demonstrate strategic thinking for reducing program risks and maximizing program benefits. While this position interacts with project managers on daily basis, coaching and mentoring project managers is not part of roles and responsibility of this position. Also, while this position works closely with cross functional groups, this individual is not expected or required to serve as a technical lead.
4 year degree in Engineering, Project Management, or other relevant field
5 years of project management experience (managing complex projects) in an engineering and new product development environment
Fundamental understanding of basic electronics and software/firmware programming
Proficient with MS Project and MS Office applications
Skills & Abilities
Ability to anticipate roadblocks, diagnose problems, and generate effective solutions
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups
Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills
Experience in development of technology hardware products, software, and systems Desirable Experience, Skills & Abilities
Experience with hearing aids
Experience with MS Project Server and MS SharePoint *LI-CR1
Transforming the hearing care industry
Starkey Hearing Technologies is a recognized world leader in high quality audio technology. We serve our customers by providing a broad range of hearing devices that meet a variety of hearing needs. Through unsurpassed customer service practices, we strive to bring a human touch to hearing healthcare. Starkey Hearing Technologies' family of companies includes Audibel, Micro-Tech, NuEar, and Starkey. Starkey Hearing Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Benefits of employment
We offer our full time associates a full benefits package that includes a generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO) plan, Profit Sharing, 401(k), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Health and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability and Flexible Spending. What's more, we're committed to helping our associates attain their full potential through in-house and on-the-job training, and tuition reimbursement.
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