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Senior Program Manager (m/f/d) / Overall Project Management Digital Cockpit Product

Karlsbad, Baden-Wurttemberg Additional Location: Karlsbad, Germany| Garching bei München, Germany Job ID: R-8490-2021

A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

What You Will Do:

  • Overall program responsibility for realization of a Digital Cockpit product family that has the capacity to revolutionize the market
  • Leading program execution for different hardware products, for overall product software suite and software tools
  • Leading an international project team with related sub-teams and external suppliers sizing up to 300 project team members
  • Responsible for program execution and delivery of the products
  • Responsible for keeping agreed milestones and targets
  • Significantly contribute to developing new standards enhancing todays ways of working
  • Top level Agile planning and controlling
  • Defining new processes allowing accelarated execution for hardware and software development
  • Align technical and commercial program targets with functional departments within Harman such as Product Management, Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Management interface towards internal & external customers for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment
  • Reporting with newest digital tools and online dashboards

What You Need:

  • University Degree
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in project management (team size >20 members)
  • Exceptional experience in driving complex program development for different product types with newest Agile methods
  • Exceptional communication skills, oral and written, towards customers and internal team members and management
  • Experience in managing teams at multi-locations and multi-countries (i.e. India, China, US and Germany) is a big plus)
  • Fluent technical and commercial English skills
  • Be willing to travel (international) on demand
  • Ability to mediate between conflicted parties
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm about exciting products
  • Experience with Project Management tools such as Jira, ALM, Confluence

What We Offer:

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation
  • You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program

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. (


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