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Senior Manager, Program Management (m/f)

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Garching, Germany, DE

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 113642 

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  • Team lead within Program Management team
  • Overall program responsibility for realization of selected branded and non-branded Audio Programs
  • Steering of international and cross-functional project teams
  • Responsible for delivering the product according to agreed targets (schedule, Product costs, budget costs, quality)
  • Top level planning and controlling
  • Align technical and commercial program targets with functional departments
  • Responsible for Scope baseline and change management process (incl. internal/external Change Control Boards) for selected programs
  • Program interface towards OEM-customer for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment
  • Responsible for industrialization including transition from prototyping to production incl. ramp-up
  • Active steering during RFI/RFQ-phase to compile feasibility studies and to align offer to customer product performance specifications
  • Reporting towards customer and internally incl. management leadership
  • Program execution according to HARMAN Project Life Cycle Management Processes (PLM / PMI PM Book)
  • Coordination and support of speaker and amplifier projects


Skills & Requirements:

  • University degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering or appropriate graduation)
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in project or line management
  • Ability to manage multifunctional teams in worldwide locations
  • Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management
  • Fluent technical and commercial English skills
  • Ability to motivate and to communicate
  • Ability to mediate between conflict parties
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety is an advantage

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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