Senior Project Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17
Farmington Hills, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17

Job Summary:

Summary: The Senior Project Manager leads the delivery of professional services projects to deliver speech recognition and speech synthesis software into vehicle platforms and applications for major automotive companies. The Senior Project Manager scopes, plans, and coordinates project execution with Nuance team members and the end customer.

Responsibilities: As part of the Automotive Professional Services team, you will manage

• Professional Services projects integrating Nuance’s state-of-the-art speech recognition and speech synthesis software into vehicle platforms and applications for major automotive companies in the world
• Manage one large or multiple smaller projects, taking full accountability for project planning and execution
• Coordinate project execution with Nuance team leaders and specialists in local and international offices (Europe, USA and Asia Pacific)
• Establish and maintain smooth communication and a solid and productive relationship with the customer through regular reporting, meeting and follow-up
• Lead deployment of advanced Nuance Products and Services to the field
• Drive best practices and process internally and with our customers to ensure Nuance technology is optimally integrated to deliver high end user recognition performance and satisfaction
• Contribute to research and technology agendas by providing input from customers and trends observed in customer projects
• Provide diligent internal reports on project status and revenue tracking
• Work closely with Nuance Sales, Product Management, Custom Services, R&D, and Operations teams to serve the customer
• Develop strong customer relationships, build customer confidence and commitment with Nuance


Number of Years of Work Experience: 5

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5years customer-facing experience managing the full life cycle of complex embedded technology projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is a must
  • Exceptional follow-through and superior organizational skills
  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to understand complex system and software issues and drive decisions and actions
  • Ability and willingness to handle period peak demands
  • Demonstrated leadership talent to provide direction, motivation and insights to the project team members
  • Willingness to travelinternationally, primarily to US

Preferred Skills:

  • Speech and/or User Interface technologyexperience is a plus
  • Foreign language skills in addition to Canadian French is a strong plus

Education: Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical degree 

Additional Information:

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.

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