Senior Design Project Manager

Project Management Hsinchu, Taiwan


Description

Position at Logitech

The Role: 

You are responsible for planning, scheduling, prioritizing, allocating resources, and driving product development projects through the entire product development lifecycle, including Industrial Design / CMF/ UX/ Packaging Structure & Graphics within the Asia Pacific Design Studio.  Outstanding leadership skills, a passion for process, the ability to plan out a calendar, and work with global cross-functional teams will be crucial for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing and monitoring project or program schedules, progress, and costs to ensure that expected results are delivered on time and within budget

Allocating project resources with discipline functional managers including:Industrial Design

CMF Design

Consumer Insight 

UX

Packaging Structure and Graphics

Creating, maintaining, and updating project plans as needed

Consolidating, communicating, and driving issue resolutions to closure

Maintaining and publishing a project dashboard to communicate the status of projects  

Scheduling project kick-off meetings/reviews with stakeholders 

Publishing meeting minutes, action item logs, and updated schedules to track project status

Providing functional expertise to assess potential schedule risks and operational impact

Process & drive external vendor SOWs to closure via contract tool in partnership with Design Lead and Legal Partners

Process POs, forecast costs, and update budget / financial trackers

Prior experience managing design projects in the Consumer Electronics industry is very helpful. 

You must bring the following behaviors to our team:

Be a self-starter and independently manage projects and processes

Strong leadership, influence, and conflict resolution 

Experience interacting and leading multicultural teams

Experience with Consumer Goods Product Lifecycle management

Be an avid learner of new processes and systems

Connect the dots at a strategic level to support cross-functional teams 

See the big picture and get granular with the details

Lean in and learn new systems and processes

Bring an open and curious mindset to everything you do

Impeccable organizational skills

Have an upbeat, can-do attitude and work well with creatives

Team-player able to seamlessly partner with designers, marketing, and engineering

Strong change management and scheduling skills

Proactive and solutions-oriented with a positive attitude to challenges

Experience with Consumer Electronics is optimal.

Able to juggle conflicting priorities

Be fun to work with!! 

As a Design Project Manager, you have: 

Excellent bilingual English/Chinese language skills 

5+ years Project/ Program Management experience in high tech and consumer products environment with cross-functional teams

experience leading projects; including industrial design, CMF (colors, materials, finish), and optimally Product Packaging

Team-oriented: The team player must be able to seamlessly partner with product designers to assess risk, strategize and meet deliverables for projects.

Superior project scoping, project timeline development, risk assessment, and prioritization skills

Experience creating comprehensive project timelines utilizing project management software, e.g. Google Suite, Workfront, etc.

Education:

4 Year College Degree, BA or BS from accredited university/college or equivalent job experience.