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Program Manager


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 40695 Asia Pacific Co Ltd, China

We are looking for a new colleague for Program Manager for our division C at our location of Shanghai.


Your Tasks

  • Managing projects with a certain complexity (scaling tbd – will determine “size” of role).

  • Leading (interdisciplinary) project teams and ensuring their effectiveness and development.

  • Act as a link between internal & external customer, supplier, partners and departments.

  • Organize and prepare for meetings, gate reviews, decisions.

  • Managing the project scope, time, budget, contracting and quality according to relevant standards (e.g. DG 05/11, DG 17/01); delivers the business case / profitability.

  • Elaborate a project plan in alignment with the strategic goals and perform cross-departmental planning for all functions involved to meet the project targets and requirements.

  • Managing risks, resolving problems / issues and managing baseline changes.

  • Manage communication and stakeholder.

  • Guarantee exchange of information between corporate functions, internal working groups to encourage knowledge transfer.

  • Reporting & escalating to decision makers.

  • Responsible to manage KPIs (profitability, expenditures, …) to target.

  • Secure and negotiate team resources incl. team assignments, skill & experience requirements and provide performance feedback and development needs.


Your Profile

  • Ability to lead and motivate others.

  • Familiar with international project management methodologies (i.e., agile).

  • Knowledge of project-planning tools.

  • Expertise in setting and managing customer expectations and interacting with senior leadership.

  • Distinctive business, IT, financial and communication skills.

  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.

  • Good understanding of technologies to drive (digital) business.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project & resource plan, incl. baseline change management.

  • Intercultural working experience.

  • Organizational Change Management.


Be part of our ZF team as Program Manager and apply now!


[[Constance Wu]]

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