Senior Project Manager (Hardware/Firmware Expertise)

Job type
NZD140000 - NZD150000 per annum
Why You Would Like It:
- Lead pivotal, high-stakes product development projects, ensuring their successful delivery.
- Immerse yourself in a role that blends project management prowess with cutting-edge hardware/firmware development.
- Work within a team that values entrepreneurial spirit and a growth mindset.
- Opportunity to influence product delivery with your expertise in hardware and firmware areas.
- Mentor and grow with a team across New Zealand and China.
The Opportunity

This is a unique chance for a seasoned Senior Project Manager to steer significant product development projects within a renowned Product Development team based in Auckland. 

This role is not just about managing projects; it's about being at the forefront of creating high-value, complex products that meet stringent objectives in terms of scope, cost, schedule, customer value, and quality. 
With potential direct reports and a diverse team spanning New Zealand and China, you'll apply your project management acumen in a way that ensures efficiency, pragmatism, and stringent adherence to best practices.
 Your hardware and firmware expertise will be crucial in guiding projects to fruition, making sure that innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction are always at the core of what we do.

Company Profile:
You’ll be joining an organization that prides itself on a culture of innovation, excellence, and a growth mindset. The focus is on complex, high-value product development, where your contribution will directly influence the success and innovation of the products. With operations spanning New Zealand and China, and collaborations with global teams, the exposure and learning opportunities are immense. The organization champions an entrepreneurial spirit, fostering an environment where bold decisions and a proactive approach are part and parcel of daily operations.
The Role:
In this role, your main objective will be to manage and oversee the entire lifecycle of hardware and firmware development projects
. Your day-to-day activities will involve:
- Close collaboration with Product Managers and Technical Leads to define project milestones and deliverables.
- Effective application of Stage-Gate and agile methodologies to ensure project goals are met impeccably.
- Leading project planning, resource allocation, and the execution phase with a clear vision of the project objectives.
- Engaging with key stakeholders, ensuring clear communication and management of expectations throughout the project lifecycle.
Your Fit:
- A seasoned Project Manager with over 10 years of experience managing multidisciplinary complex projects, especially in the realms of hardware and firmware development.
- Possess a strong background in embedded software, electrical or mechanical engineering.
- Holder of a Tertiary qualification in Engineering/Project Management and certifications like PMP or Prince2.
- Excellent at articulating ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences and thrives in collaborative settings.

This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate. If you're ready to take the helm of thrilling product development projects and lead them to success, we would love to hear from you.