At Magic Leap our Program Manager can be thought of as a “super” project manager. His or her role is mainly operational since this person is responsible for planning and governance and for overseeing the successful delivery of the program’s output/product.
Although knowledge of the business is important, there is more stress on his or her program management skills. The program manager must have practical experience of having been a project manager for large and complex initiatives. We take the Product vision and execute according to that vision.
Daily program management throughout the program life cycle
Defining the program governance (controls)
Planning the overall program and monitoring the progress
Managing the program’s budget
Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies
Managing and utilizing resources across projects
Managing stakeholders’ communication
Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the program’s “outcome” with the aid of the business change manager
Managing the main program documentations such as the program initiation document.
The program manager must have strong practical experience in project management, which was gained through managing large and complex projects. He or she must have the following:
Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques;
Good understanding of the wider objectives of the program;
Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in program management;
Strong leadership and management skills;
Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures; and
The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.
A solid understand of the software development process.
Experience in Project Management Lifecycle process.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
BS or equivalent experience
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