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Program Manager (Data Analytics)

Lodz, Poland Additional Location: Lodz, Poland Job ID: R-5677-2021
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About the Role

The Program Manager is responsible for leading a diverse portfolio of global large complex technology-centric analytics projects. He/she has responsibility to oversee all project work being performed by the team and working with divisional stakeholders to ensure alignment on requirements and commitment on deliverables, understand challenges and coordinate activities.


What You Will Do

  • Simultaneously manage multiple large complex technology-centric global projects.
  • Lead initiatives in data and analytics delivery team and be the liaison between business, development/implementation teams, and stakeholders. The individual will demonstrate leadership and flexibility, as well as the ability to build rapport with teams to understand and deliver on desired outcomes
  • Interface with all levels of management and staff to provide strategic and tactical advice on project planning and execution and keep management informed.
  • Adhere to Solution Delivery Lifecycle Methodology and PMO procedures. Assembles project team, identifies needed resources, assign responsibilities, and develops timeframes to facilitate successful completion of project activities and deliverables. Build and manage the end-to-end project plan, and monitor/report progress. Effectively manage scope and dependencies. Identify risks and issues and proactively resolve/mitigate them. Ensure that the project is delivered to time, cost and quality
  • Ensure that business outcomes are defined, approved, and delivered. Proficient with benefits realization, and ensure that benefits are delivered in the best way possible

What You Need

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Ten or more years of experience in IT and business/industry.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and simultaneously manage multiple projects with potential conflicting priorities and business interests.
  • Excellent communication, strong interpersonal and relationship management skills with excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Experience applying data and analytics knowledge of key design principles, methodologies, tools, and high-level architectures. Familiar with data processing, management, and visualization tools
  • Experience with all aspects of software development lifecycle and one or more project management methodologies (for example, Agile, Waterfall). Knowledge of IT system concepts and how they impact business processes

What is Nice to Have

  • Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management or Professional (PMP) certification, Agile Practitioner or Leader Certification.
  • Strong business acumen, industry/domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units. Preferred to have ecommerce, finance, supply chain and analytics related project experience
  • Program management skills and experience. Well versed in Change Management and Release Management Processes
  • Experience of working to introduce agile/SCRUM into organizations
  • Experience with Qlik products, and knowledge of integrations with various datasources such as SAP, Snowflake

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10-20%, domestic and international travel
  • Be willing to work in an office in Lodz, Poland
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, Harman Kardon, AKG etc.)
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global environment
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • “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. (www.harman.com)

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