Program Manager

Client Overview
We build products that organize the world's information and make it universally accessible to our users. These products are the lifeblood of who we are. Our Hardware team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make our users’ interaction with computing faster, more powerful, and seamless. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the team makes people's lives better through technology. 

The Phone Product Operations Team is looking for entrepreneurially-minded individuals with a mix of business and program management backgrounds to optimize and scale up their business. You will help manage the lifecycle of Phone launch by planning and managing work-streams for their premium smartphone. With your program management expertise, you will identify key timelines and stakeholders and keep everyone on track for a successful launch. You will be responsible for the coordination of new product and program launch requirements, and identify, develop, define, and document all milestones and deliverables within Global. You see the big picture while effectively managing detail, get excited by both the planning and execution aspects of business, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The role requires you to work cross-functionally with product management, engineering, marketing, finance, sales and supply chain  to develop our Phone business within the region. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead or assist in core initiatives involving Global phone launches and program sustainability, including such things as deep dives on the reverse logistics flow, customer service flow, non-commercial unit analysis and due diligence on functional launch readiness
  • Identify interdependencies and pro-actively problem solve with the appropriate stakeholders
  • Pro-actively think ahead to identify risks/ potential blockages/ opportunities
  • Drive the development of a plan of record (POR) for activities that affect multiple cross-functional stakeholder groups
  • Prepare launch go/no go checklists and create contingency plans
  • Assist in brokering deals with key Global based partners and executing contracts
  • Lead in xfn efforts to bring a number of key Global specific partners to the program
  • Assist in the program management of Global phone launches, coordinating across product, GTM, partnerships, marketing, forward, reverse, and operations activities
  • Coordination with global/local and cross-functional program managers (sales, marketing, supply chain) achieving global synthesis for Phone Product Operations team
  • Evaluate methods across geographies and publish accepted methods and best practices in order to build global process and product consistency
  • Prepare and distribute various reports and updates on the status of the project to various audiences, including executive management, functional management, etc.
  • Localize Product Pitch Decks as required
  • Assist in managing local pre-launch demo and display units

Qualifications:
  • Must be a flexible and creative individual capable of managing multiple priorities and projects in a diverse environment
  • Must be able to achieve results in a culture that favors collaborative decision making
  • Excellent leadership and organizational management skills Excellent use of communication and productivity tools
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Superb verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience working with staff and stakeholders that are geographically dispersed
  • Creative, results driven, able to zoom from strategy to execution, business minded, and collaborative
  • Experience in one or more of the following disciplines: new product integration, product planning and execution in a high-tech, CE industry
  • 2+ years project management experience
  • Experience with operational processes and systems
  • BA/BS, preferably in business and/or related fields

The Adecco Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics.

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