Management Solutions Program Manager
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Be a part of Boeing Global Services' Training Solutions team that is at the leading edge of flight safety, flight training, and flight operations.
As a Program Manager for the Management Solutions Portfolio (Level 5) you will have a span of influence that extends across multiple Boeing, airline, and regulatory organizations. You will work with professionals from across the industry to positively affect safety and the operations of Boeing and that of our customers world-wide. In this highly visible position you will work closely with Boeing executives and leaders; product teams; Finance, Marketing, Supplier Management and other supporting organizations; subject matter experts; airlines; and regulators to lead cross-organizational/business unit projects while demonstrating proficiency in project management and Scaled Agile areas in accordance with accepted standards in the industry (e.g., PMI, Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK, ANSI, SAFe, and ISO standards).
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Holds oversight responsibility for a portfolio of multiple product efforts supporting Boeing business units (i.e., BGS, BCA, BDS) and airline goals and objectives
Works closely with portfolio leaders, cross-functional teams, product managers, product owners and others to plan and manage scope, deliverables, resource onboarding, work plans, and budgets
Manages MS Portfolio communication and collaboration mechanisms such as InSite pages, SharePoint, etc.
Ensures product teams comply with product management lifecycle practices, including PRIME
Collaborates with PRIME and other teams to develop and execute against the Portfolio's product management, SAFe, and other training schedule
Supports product teams with meeting portfolio goals and tracking progress towards goals
Collaborates with Marketing and others to ensure portfolio goals are met through Customer Advisory Boards
Defines product release standards and ensures standards are met
Defines Customer Advisory Board needs in order to enable product design, development, and deployment to airlines
Metrics & Reporting
Collaborates with the Management Solutions Portfolio Leader to define quarterly, annual, and long-term portfolio goals and metrics in accordance with the organizational strategy and Boeing initiatives
Monitors portfolio metrics and key performance indicators to measure performance against goals
Collaborates with business leaders to understand reporting expectations. Defines reporting expectations for product teams and works with them to meet expectations
Identifies reporting improvement opportunities and collaborates with leaders to implement improvements
Works with the Management Solutions Release Train Engineer to define Portfolio practices for things such as risks, issues, and opportunity (RIOs) definition and other practices
Ensures RIOs are documented in accordance with expectations, are on track for closure, and are reported accurately
Collaborates with Finance to conduct portfolio-wide budgetary planning and tracking
Maintains forecasting tools and enables the portfolio to successfully deliver against established budgetary expectations
Supports portfolio integrated master scheduling activities
Resourcing & Vendor Management
Collaborates with product teams to identify resource needs and manages resource plans
Champions efforts in tandem with internal sourcing focal to identify and onboard candidates
Collaborates with the MS Senior Manager and Product Managers to define vendor and purchased services' statements of work (SOW)s
Collaborates across business organizations to ensure Spend Control Tower (SCT) requirements are met
Manages vendor contracting actions including: Setting up purchase requisitions (PR)s and purchase orders (PO)s, monitoring PRs and POs throughout the approval process, requesting badges, setting up information technology credentials, and reviewing and approving invoicing
Assesses product team effectiveness. Proactively identifies program opportunities and actionable recommendations to enhance portfolio productivity and customer satisfaction Leads, coaches, and mentors multi-functional teams
Prioritizes and negotiates to remove blockers and orchestrate successful product launches and to optimize the product lifecycle
Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills / Experience):
Bachelor degree (or foreign equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
3+ years of experience working in a multi-project, multi-disciplinary organization
3+ years of experience in a software development organization
3+ years of experience working in digital product lifecycle management environments (development, deployment, modification and support
3+ years of experience leading reporting and communication efforts
3+ years of experience collaborating with executives and portfolio leaders, product managers, product owners, finance experts and others to lead projects
2+ years of experience developing budgets, conducting financial planning, or conducting financial tracking
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills / Experience):
1+ years of experience in leading teams in a cross-functional environment
1+ years of experience leading multiple product teams in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment
1+ years of experience collaborating across functions and organizations
1+ years of experience defining vision, strategy, and outcome-driven product roadmaps
Typical Education & Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience, 18 years' related work experience, etc.)
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate Renton WA area or additional locations or relocate at their own expense.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
This position is for 1st shift.
Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries including U.S.-based employees. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.