Program Manager

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Country: France (FR) 
City: Voisins-Le-Bretonneux

Job Discipline: Product Development Project/Program Management 
Job Family: Project/Program Management


Founded in 1929, Yazaki is a Japanese full systems supplier of wire harness, electrical, data products and solutions enabling vehicle electrification, connectivity, and autonomy integration. More than 235,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. Join a family-owned company committed to being environmentally friendly in every aspect of its business, contributing to society, and inspiring trust. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Program Manager in our site in Voisins-le-Bretonneux.




- Establishes cross-regional and/or cross-carline program team 
- Defines sub-projects, scope and objective of the program based on the requirements of sponsor and customer
- Creates, develops and controls a detailed work plan and a schedule for program completion 
-Ensures the that program’s deliverables are reached in time, to the required quality standards and in the planned budget (QCD: Quality Cost Delivery)
- Determines, allocates and controls the resources (time, money, equipment, man power etc.) required to complete the program;
- Judges correctly if escalation becomes necessary for potentially critical issues
- Takes program-related decisions

- Leads Project Managers within his/her program (Lead Manager) and if personally leading a project of his program also Project Management Team (PMT)-members 
- Assigns challenging but achievable work packages to PMT members and sub-program managers and measures their performance against goals 
- Ensures quick, open and clear information flow between program team members and to the stakeholders of the program (develops and implements a communication plan) 
- Supports and guides Project Managers in critical situations, settles disputes equitably and can find common ground

- Monitors and controls the status of the program objectives against plan
-  Identifies the critical path of the program schedule, conducts risk assessment and takes appropriate countermeasures where necessary
- Ensures regular cross-functional team meetings in the projects to follow up on tasks and issues and ensures program team follows YAZAKI Project Management System (YPMS);
- Ensure that the team reports the status according to YPMS requirements

- Identifies with his team potential financial issues or unprofitable aspects and proposes alternative solutions 
- Involves the key influencers and gets support from the management to increase profitability

- Leads the customer communication
- Supports the program team members in critical communication to the customers and suppliers 
- Supports new business related activities and focuses on a long term customer satisfaction
- Propose processes and tools improvements and drive its improvement &  implementation


Candidate requirements:


- Strong experience in Project Management process, project management system

- Strong experience in Management of Project Managers

- Management and leadership



At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone which extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


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