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IT Portfolio Program Manager

ID:  4645
Function:  Information Technology
Location: 

North Reading, MA, US


We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Section Title: Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a team of experienced program/project managers in different geographies across the globe enabling a driven team with open collaboration and communication
  • Responsible for resource assignment and prioritization of PM assignment to programs/projects
  • Working with IT leadership, manage the process supporting portfolio governance on a regular cadence
  • Manage the process supporting global resource and capacity planning for the active and backlog of projects and programs in the portfolio
  • Drive the overall processes to manage project financials
  • Perform limited project/program management responsibilities
  • Manage the team and provide guidance for their programs as they are in charge of the overall, end-to-end program, from shaping the approach to get the desired outcomes through to delivery
  • Coordinating projects and resource management within the program, stakeholder and sponsor communications, reporting, and engagement. 

 

Section Title: Basic Qualifications & Skills

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Preferred 5 years’ experience managing a team
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in program or project management. 
  • Understanding of how to run resource and capacity planning in a large-scale multinational company
  • Experience leading >$1M programs or projects in a mid-cap company or larger
  • Experience with one or more project/program management methodologies and across a range of project types
  • Knowledge of project planning tools, such as Smartsheet, Jira, Microsoft Project, with practical application
  • Ability to manage internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation.
  • Solid understanding of software development process, including requirements gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, release/version control, contemporary testing methodologies and deployment management.
  • Strong analysis, design and implementation experience with technologies
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; experience presenting to executives
  • Skill in conceptualizing creative solutions, as well as documenting them and presenting/selling them to senior management
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.  A customer centric mindset with the ability to manage client expectations.


Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver against financial and resource constraints.
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging technologies, how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business, and how they may be applied to the enterprise to drive digital business.
  • Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt, DMAIC continuous improvement model, LEAN certification, PMP, SAFe Agile, or relevant experience/qualificaiton.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in engineering, computer science, economics, business administration or related disciplines required.
  • Master’s in business administration is preferred


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