We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to oversee complex multidisciplinary projects. This position involves managing internal teams and contractors developing new products from concept through production. The Project Manager ensures project success by scoping, planning, communicating tasks, managing communication, schedules, budget, project goals and deliverables to the project team.
•Lead multidisciplinary project teams in complex product development projects.
•Create and maintain project schedules, monitor project team progress and make adjustments as required, assess risks and control scope.
•Deliver high quality results on schedule and within budget.
•Be the champion for the team and recognize and reward success.
•3+ years of experience as a Project Manager
•Shipped 2+ commercial products as Lead Project Manager
•Proven ability to successfully manage large scale projects and teams that deliver products on schedule and within budget constraints
•Experience working with multiple disciplines (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software, and Industrial Design preferred)
•Strong presentation and client interaction skills
•Experience estimating and proposing fixed-price projects
•Experience working with overseas contract manufacturers
•Intimate understanding of day to day project delivery requirements, issues, needs and risk mitigation
•Strong understanding and use of project management "Best Practices", methodologies, standards, and tools
•Experience with hardware products preferred
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Bachelor of Science degree (preferably in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering) is required
•Advanced degree is preferred
•Project Management Certification is a plus
•Fluent or conversational Mandarin speaker is a plus
Podo Labs (est. 2013) is experienced in user-friendly Bluetooth products, having raised over $1M on Kickstarter with their Podo "Stick & Shoot" cameras and well raising close to $1M on their by product - Jack.
•"Top Startup" at Plug and Play Fall Expo 2013
•"Audience Choice" at O'Reilly Solid Conference 2014
•Semi-finalist "Top Startup" at Web Summit in Dublin 2014
•"Top Startup" at Global Brains Conference in Japan 2015
•SVIEF 2015 Innovation Award
•Highway1 portfolio company in SF