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Senior Project Manager (Short Range Products)

Position:
This is an exciting opportunity to join u-blox as a Senior Project Manager, where you will be managing multiple projects in the u-blox product center short range (SHO). You will work within a very demanding market, and your projects will be building up key product features for u-blox future growth. This role will give you tough challenges, both technical and commercial. You should therefore enjoy challenges and be an excellent communicator at all levels, able to communicate across our multi-site teams with ease.
The Project Manager is responsible for steering, planning, decision-making and controlling all matters that arise within a development project. The role entails overall planning to maximize the efficiency of the development activities while ensuring timely and high-quality execution of projects. You will be responsible for making decisions based on clear justification considering different scenarios including budget-, resource-, technical- & market risk assessment and mitigation. Besides managing the project team, you will help to further improve the u-blox product life-cycle process (PLCP) to achieve high quality products.
Candidates require several years of multi-disciplinary project management experience in the electronics industry to pursue a career in project management in a technically challenging environment.
Primary tasks and responsibilities:
Plan, steer and monitor activities of the assigned projects against strict deadlines
Run projects according to internal process guidelines
Identify project conflicts and help prioritization within portfolio
Manage and coordinate project teams of experienced engineers and technical project managers
Effectively communicate on project status whilst prioritizing tasks within the project as required
Implement project management process changes and assure where needed to improve product quality and development efficiency
Maintain key relationships within the team and lead decision making to ensure quality and delivery of projects
Work in cooperation with Line managers to understand project issues and identify solutions
Coordinate production with the production sites
Profile:
Bachelor/Masters of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Leadership experience
Experience in SW or HW development of wireless products
Experience in systems requirement management
Thorough experience in project management techniques and tools
Skills to understand and manage technical risk and ability to make key decisions based on diverse, and often incomplete or contradicting information
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to support multi-disciplinary teams in their organization, planning, work breakdown and decision making
A strong desire to be involved in cutting edge technology and willingness to learn new technologies and improve knowledge
Excellent communication skills and an ability to interact with senior management
Proven ability to take ownership, lead, monitor and motivate project teams
Fluent in English
Experience in Automotive Industry is an asset
Willing to travel occasionally
Applications Close DateContactAre you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology.
We are looking forward to receiving your application.



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