Title: Program Manager- SDIC
Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)
Design Lab: Samsung Design Innovation Center
Location: San Francisco, CA

Lab Summary

Samsung Design Innovation Center (SDIC), located in San Francisco, CA, is looking for a world-class Program manager who shares our “innovation through passion” philosophy and thrives in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.

Position Summary

The Program Manager will be involved in every aspect of our projects, ensuring that our efforts are planned, executed, and shared efficiently and seamlessly. You will work very closely with the Project members/team to make sure all planning related to our work, is completed and all the right collaborations are happening and the highest quality of work is being shared.


Core Competencies

  • Building short and long term planning
  • Anticipating project issues and resolving them
  • Connecting resources
  • Problem-solving
  • Multitasking

Responsibilities

  • Lead the program management process, including contracts, program organization, resourcing, plan development, scope management, and risk mitigation
  • Build trust with Cross-Samsung teams, managing their expectations with confidence and professionalism
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, both inside and outside of Samsung
  • Be proactive and clear in your communication to stakeholders as you share internal status, risks, and developments
  • Manage program budgets
  • Maintain appropriate program documentation related to deliverables, schedule, and budget
  • Aid in the ongoing evolution of the Program Management discipline within SDIC
  • Enable Samsung SDIC teams to do the best work of their career

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent background and experience
  • 5+ years in consulting, agency, or industry-related experience managing teams of cross-discipline resources with complex, multi-location programs
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, coupled with responsiveness and follow-through on details
  • Experience with implementing project management tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and enable cohesiveness across diverse individual skills and styles
  • Ability and desire to solve problems and look for opportunities for improvement
  • Business-level fluency in English
  • International and Domestic travel is required
  • Available to work overtime when needed

A Little Extra!

  • Experience with client services or design organization, working in a client or executive stakeholder facing role with a passion for human-centered design
  • Experience in account management and business development practices
  • Made your mark in product design and agile delivery
  • Empathy for those we design for

 

Be Bold. Resonate with Soul.

SDIC drives innovation and creates disruptive user experiences. From ideation to prototype to final product launch to market, the team is in charge of all product development phases. SDIC also leads and envisions future concepts, and develops products, technologies, and ecosystem of services for these concepts.

We will consider qualified applicants for employment with arrest and conviction records.

Additional Information

Work Hours

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

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