$80K — $100K *
What you will do
The Project Manager will manage and lead new product development / launch programs for the Johnson Controls Fire Detection Products business.
Working with, geographically dispersed, engineering, manufacturing, product management, marketing, sales, and finance teams as an individual contributor, the Project Manager will lead project teams throughout the product development process ensuring each function manages their deliverables in order to meet the program schedule , scope and budget.The Project Manager reports out at regular accountability and cadence meetings and will be responsible for clearly and concisely presenting the status of open projects to groups of leadership & stakeholders.Works under minimal supervision and in conjunction with team leaders across all functional groups.Acts independently to resolve challenges and to address opportunities related to the program / project.
This position will be based at the Johnson Controls building in Brossard, QC, and will bepartThis position will be based at the Johnson Controls building in Brossard, QC, and will be part of a Global Fire Detection Program Management team.
How you will do it
Leads software and hardware product development programs.
Work with functional group leadership to identify program scope, budget, schedule, resources, and business case.
Lead program kick-off to assemble team, provide program overview including scope, budget and schedule and communicate team member expectations.
Lead team meetings with all functional areas to track progress, identify issues and develop action plans.
Adhere to the JCI internal product development process, holding team members accountable for their deliverables in accordance to requirements and verifying completion of each deliverable.
Manage issues, risks, and opportunities, assisting team members in removing roadblocks and escalating to management issues that cannot be resolved.
Manage the overall program schedule.
Document critical path and track weekly to ensure schedule is maintained, and document actions to recover programs that are behind track.
Track program budget, accounting for both capital and expense spending by month and by function;
for over budget items, document action to recover budget.
Manage the program scope, ensuring that any scope changes after Commit Gate are documented, communicated, and approved prior to including in schedule.
Prepare for and report on program status at the Monthly Program Reviews communicating progress on any prior month identified issues.
Conduct Phase Exits, obtaining approval to exit the phase prior to starting work on the subsequent phase.
Track post launch activities and results for a fixed period to ensure project success and help identify mitigation plans if
Track post launch activities and results for a fixed period to ensure project success and help identify mitigation plans if required.
Ensure all program documentation is properly archived as
Ensure all program documentation is properly archived as required in each phase and that all documentation is complete and closed out following Phase 5 Exit
Ensure open communication with the Program Management Office, providing information when requested, escalating issues that are not being resolved by management and identifying any process continuous improvement opportunities.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the organization.
Has strength of character to have difficult conversations with senior stakeholders including customers, internal team members and senior management;
excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
Pragmatic organized and results oriented and with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Valid through: 7/4/2021