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Technical Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-07489
Location: Chandler, Arizona
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish project management methodologies and policies across the department/lab
  • Identify and implement specialized tools to manage program operations
  • Assist lab leader in conducting project reviews and monitoring project work plans
  • Assist project leads to complete project charters and communicate/report to sponsoring departments
  • Develop and validate project work plans, including benefit and cost estimates, time and resource estimates, and detailed scope and definitions
  • Report on project performance and identify any project risks
  • Optimize processes to ensure resources are effectively allocated to projects including funding on business outsourcing, leased workers and third-party cooperation. Collaborate with the FP&A team on program and project performance analysis.
  • Work as a team with Legal/Trade Compliance, HRBP, Staffing and Procurement to develop and implement process and guideline on contingent workforce management, including overseeing headcount and expense budget, preparing export control review, drafting training materials, etc.
  • Provide project management training to the project managers and technical project leads on strategic and business planning, project evaluation, management reporting and business processes.
  • Enhance project management tools and set standards to help project managers oversee headcount and expense budget, prepare export control review, track schedule and delivery so as to optimize business achievements.
  • In collaboration with Lab and IT Management, develop BU/Lab project dashboard report to demonstrate project performance in align with Client, financial and operational goals.
  • Communicate proactively with headquarters and global offices to ensure stakeholder requirements are met and project initiatives are effectively evaluated.
  • Partner with platform and business groups on various cross functional activities in contribution to business efficiency and project success.
  • Other program management duties as assigned

Job Requirements
Master's Degree in engineering, business, or related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Relevant Work Experience
Five (5) years of hands on experience in program management for highly technical multi-disciplinary teams in an Engineering R&D work environment.

Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledgeable in program management tools and business analyst principles and techniques
  • Excellent documentation, organization and technical communication skills in Mandarin and English
  • Experience with finance, accounting and project management principles (Waterfall, Agile, Etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines while being self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Strong working knowledge and experience using MS Office, particularly in Excel
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Physical Demands
  • Must be able to lift/carry materials, move about the office, turn on and operate a computer in the applicable environment, communicate efficiently and effectively on the telephone or in person, and complete required paperwork.

Working Conditions
Standard indoor office environment.

Position interacts with Company staff and management, overseas company staff and management, vendors, suppliers and contractors.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Client. management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.