25 Feb Program Manager I 24452-1
Job Title: Program Manager I 24452-1Duration: 12 monthsJob Type: W2Job Location: Bellevue, WA or Menlo Park, CAJob Description: **open to Bellevue or MPK locations**Summary:The main function of a non-IT program manager is to plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as engineering, research and development, financial systems and product roll-out, etc or any other non-IT based project.Job Responsibilities:• Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.• Present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients.• Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.• Analyze technology, resource needs and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.• Confer with management, production and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.• Review and recommend or approve contracts and cost estimates.• Direct, review and approve product designs and changes.• Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.? Top 3 must-have HARD skills: 1 Productivity software familiarity (documents, spreadsheets, presentations, email, chat), with advanced quantitative analysis skills using spreadsheets.2 Host meetings in 1:1 and group settings, and clearly document & communicate outcomes3 Openness to learning new terms & techniques on the job as needed, under the guidance of Senior TPMs on the team? Good to have skills: 1 Familiarity of Server, Networking and datacenter hardware2 Familiarity of operations, budgeting and planning at large tech companies.3 Familiarity of AI terminology and technologySkills:• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.• Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.• Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.• Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.• Strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.• Strong knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio etc. Education/Experience:• Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field.• PMI or PMP certification preferred.