Technical Program Manager IV in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description

Job Title
Technical Program Manager IV

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
The Technical Program Manager provides oversight for management for a portion of the programs executed and managed by Secure Communications in Santa, Ana CA. He/she is responsible for providing regular project communications, both internally and externally to the appropriate stakeholders so that projects are delivered on time and within budget. The Technical Program Manager provides a single point of contact to customers for resolution of project and operational issues, and performs periodic project and program reviews, making recommendations for improvement and marshalling the implementation of those recommendations. He/she actively participates in project planning including detailed MSProject scheduling, adjusting timelines, and modifying scope documents to achieve Program objectives.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Qualifications / Education / Experience
Understanding the client program objectives and alignment of operational support activities to meet those objectives . Establishment of Program standards, policies and processes. Ensuring proper program alignment with all individual Projects. Facilitates communication with the client and Secure technology internal stakeholders. Regularly engages the client to maintain current pulse on customer perceptions, needs, challenges and potential business opportunities. -Takes ownership for maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. -Advocates for the client while maintaining ability to counsel customer when program improvements require customer-side modifications. Strives to achieve trusted advisor status with customer. -- Monitoring and providing oversight of projects. Regularly compile and communicate information related to critical activities, resources and timelines. -- Create Executive-Level Dashboards to report overall Program Health. -- Creation and ownership of the program management plan. -- Initiation of the program’s projects. -- Ensures that the program has adequate support. -- Monitors the program against plan. -- Assists in identification of program level risks and manages same. -- Provides support, mentoring and advice to project managers, supply chain and key production personnel. -- Reports on project status to program executive (VP of Programs) -- Monitor and control project performance.-- Excellent leadership skills, min. +3 years of experience managing multiple teams, financial reporting, development and production. -- Self-starter, ability to review processes and instill continuous improvement methodologies, including institution and execution of a formal quality assurance program. -- Strong verbal and written communications skills, including presentation skills. Ability to lead and participate in meetings -- Organizational skills, ability to adjust labor efforts and monitor supply chain while balancing customer needs and company objectives -- Must be on-site in Santa Ana, CA-- B. S., Engineering or equivalent industry experience performing functional program management in a complex development and production environment -- 8-10 years Program Management experience.
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Santa Ana, CA, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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