22 days old

Director of Program Management - Engineering

Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012 Work Remotely

Laird Connectivity is a global team of talented individuals working to make a difference for each other, our business partners and our communities. We believe we drive profitable business results through attracting, retaining and leveraging the best talent around the world by investing in our people, offering fulfilling career challenges and providing the support they need to be successful to continue making a positive difference—both in our solutions and in how we operate. At Laird Connectivity, we believe in hiring the best people and investing in them to reach their full potential at work, home and in their communities.

The Director of Program Management leads the Program Management Office (PMO), takes a balanced approach to drive major projects forward and facilitates project management best practices across the business. This position is accountable for defining, establishing, and ensuring the delivery of business programs and projects worldwide. This position is responsible to train and support business efforts in maintaining a world class level of program management skills and personnel within Laird Connectivity. The PMO will provide frameworks which drive tangible, short and long-term value to Laird Connectivity and our customers.


  • Lead, direct, and be accountable for the overall performance of the Project Management Office in the delivery of complex projects directly affecting the organizations strategy to meet technology and business requirements on-time and within budget.
  • Build and support world class Program Management skills and personnel.
  • Establish and facilitate effective project management governance and oversight.
  • Develop and manage comprehensive project portfolio, budgets, resource allocations, and costs with overall accountability for performance (key performance indicators and metrics).
  • Prepare and deliver regular, effective communications to ensure that leadership and project sponsors are adequately apprised of project statuses, successes, risks and issues.
  • Establish professional standards for business process and project management - using industry innovations, best practices, standards, methodologies, and key performance metrics to drive continuous improvement
  • Identifies and implements program management tools and systems, which enhance and improve the performance of Division’s program management practices.
  • Cultivate professional relationships with key organizational leaders, based on trust and respect
  • Apply risk management assessment in project planning / ongoing execution and resolves issues and conflicts associated with management of multiple complex high-priority projects.


  • Experience in managing a Project or Program Management Office (PMO) in a corporate, technical environment.
  • International experience preferred.
  • Strong Team facilitation skills.
  • Performs well in a matrix environment.
  • Good presentation skills.

Education & Experience Request

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Project Management Professional.
  • PMP Certification from the Project Management Institute.
  • 10 years experience in Project Management.

Laird Connectivity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Laird Connectivity does not discriminate against employees, applicants, or any other protected persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy), gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.




  • Electronics
Posted: 2020-07-22 Expires: 2020-09-05

Laird Connectivity simplifies the rapid integration of wireless technologies with market-leading wireless modules and antennas, integrated sensor and gateway platforms, and customer-specific wireless solutions. Our best-in-class support and comprehensive engineering services help reduce risk and improve time-to-market. When you need unmatched wireless performance to connect electronics with security and confidence, Laird Connectivity delivers — no matter what.

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012

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