Head of Program Management

<p><strong><em>The Client Company</em></strong></p> <p>Our client is a global leader developing highly engineered solutions for various industries. This award winning company sells through multiple channels under several different brand names and products lines.&nbsp; Their success is based on delivering high quality products with long term value and a strong commitment to the customer.</p>


Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

<p>Your Global Talent Partners</p> <p>Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.) is a dynamic and progressive international search firm with offices in the US and Europe. C.O.I. assists companies large and small, across international borders, to find highly qualified professionals to fill mid and upper-level management positions.</p> <p>We have an international team of executive recruiters and partners who understand business from a global perspective but also have an in-depth understanding of local business practices in a multi-cultural society. We are dedicated and experienced professionals with the ability to identify the perfect match in the shortest time possible.</p> <p>Our clients trust that we will maintain the highest standards of integrity with a commitment to deliver unsurpassed results.</p> http://www.coiexecutives.com

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Overview: <p><strong><em>The Position</em></strong></p> <p>The ideal candidate will have proven success leading a Project Management team in the delivery and execution of multiple programs and launches.&nbsp; Your extensive experience will be an asset for all new product launches as well as mentoring and developing the global PM team.&nbsp; This is a high profile, highly influential role, as you will work closely with counterparts across the globe, supporting them in their efforts both operationally and strategically.</p> <div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Key Responsibilities</strong></p> <p>Leading a team responsible for new launches</p> <p>Responsible for all processes, based on Stage Gate</p> <p>Development of the global team, ensuring knowledge and use of all company and stage gate processes and policies</p> <p>Develops and mentors future talent within the team</p> <p>Due diligence for possible M&amp;A activities</p> <p>Work closely with customers to stay on track of deadlines budgets and exceed customer expectations</p> <p>Responsible for global reporting and tracking, as well as monitoring internal deadlines and targets</p> <p>Participate in decision making process for new strategy and any new PM tools, software or systems on a global basis</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Qualifications and skills</strong></p> <p>Extensive knowledge of Program Management and related tools and software</p> <p>Extensive knowledge of APQOP, PPAP, PSO/PSR and other related processes for launch</p> <p>Solid leadership skills with a team building mentality</p> <p>Thorough understanding of financial concepts and budgets</p> <p>Expert knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Project software</p> <p>Fluent English, basic Italian; other languages are a plus</p> <p>Ability to travel at 75% or more<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Education and experience</strong></p> <p>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Program Management, Business Management, Quality, Engineering, or related fields</p> <p>10+ years of experience, with 5 or more years in Program Management</p> <p>5+ years in a Manager or Supervisor role</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>