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Itron is looking for an experienced R&D Program Manager to work as an integral part of our R&D PMO (Program Management Office). In this role, the R&D Program Manager would manage the development and implementation process of Itron’s products and services. This includes coordination of departmental or cross-functional (hardware, firmware and software) teams, focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products. The R&D Program Manager would also be responsible for monitoring the project from initiation through delivery, including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending. Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring completion of the project i.e. product on schedule and within budget constraints.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate and verify work of Program as it relates to dependencies of milestones, resources and trade-off’s
Report to R&D leadership and Product Line management on potential issues and conflicts.
Communicate progress to all levels of the business regularly.
Guide the testing phase in the program to ensure commonality
Provide feedback on the performance of program team members
Oversee common use of Itron’s development process
Maintain and upgrade development process
Qualifications:
Knowledge requirements:
Demonstrated excellence in program management disciplines
Previous experience in an R&D team would be advantageous, strong technical acumen required
Hands on experience with hardware & firmware products and development models/processes
Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
Excellent stakeholder management skills at all levels of the organization
Ability to solve problems and drive programs forward
Demonstrated team leadership capabilities with indirect reports
Experience managing multiple programs simultaneously
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
Education & Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master degree preferred (engineering discipline is highly preferred)
8 years of relevant experience, some of that experience in program management
PMP Certification preferred
Or an equivalent combination of education, experience and / or training

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