Senior Program Manager

  • Location:
    Shanghai, China
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
Cisco's Core Software Group (CSG) is seeking a senior program manager to drive Networking Product development Programs. This program manager will be part of the CSG PMO team in China and report to the PMO manager. The CSG PMO is a converged team leading the Networking Device/Solution including Enterprise Routing, Catalyst Switch, Internet of Things, Small Business Network, Cable Access Network, and Service Provider Routing. Join a dynamic team leading the next evolution of Networking Device/Solution.

Responsibilities Include:
* Drive the New Product development program from concept,planning,execution,to closure phase.
* Lead the cross-function and multi-site program team to deliver the new product development programs on time, on scope, on budget, and on quality.
* Budget planning, spending, and tracking for managed projects.
* Program status reporting and escalating.
* Managing variant types of programs including 3rd party partners developing products and/or solutions for CSG.

Required Experience, Skills, and Characteristics include:
* Bachelor or Master Degree in EE, Computer Science or Business.
* 10+ years relevant experience in networking/technology related business, with 5+ years in a program management position, with demonstrated history and ability dealing with executive management.
* Engineering experience in SW and HW development is a must.
* Agile & Scrum Development experience is a plus.
* Understanding of Internet of Things network, device, and solutions in vertical industries like electrical is a strong plus.
* Excellent knowledge of general business concepts, ROI, budget management, strategic alignment, quality principles and application and organizational issues involved in hardware and software project and program management.
* Collaboration with cross-functional partners to ensure team's activities aligned with broader team's strategy, priority and objectives.
* Experience to collaborate and manage 3rd party vendors including SW/HW ODM/JDM and manufactory.
* Excellent collaboration, communication and negotiation skills with demonstrated ability to interact with and influence management at all levels of the organization.
* Excellent leadership, team building and mentoring skills.
* Outstanding written, presentation, and verbal communication skills in both mandarin and English.
* Curious about new things, solution thinking, data driven, and risk taking.


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