Engineering Program Manager
Full-time
Simtat HaTavor, Petah Tikva

Engineering Program Manager

Simtat HaTavor · Full-time · Management

About The Position

Airobotics is seeking an experienced Engineering Program Manager (EPM) to join us.

 The ideal candidate will coordinate and bring together all engineering efforts needed to successfully execute all major projects in our engineering portfolio and ensure that everything needed to accomplish the goals of the program become a reality, as well as update those affected by various efforts.

The EPM will be responsible for managing and driving specialized teams to ensure all teams are working in a common framework.

 Daily tasks include planning and evaluating adherence to plans, problem solving mainly through meetings with individuals involved and/or responsible to discuss & reach consensus on solutions, coordinating efforts and reporting on progress of such efforts as a whole to respective management teams and to other organizations (marketing, finance, support organizations, etc.).

The individual will effectively manage client expectations as well as milestones with the product management & sales teams.

Airobotics has developed a pilotless automated UAV solution, the first of its kind. We provide an end-to-end, fully automatic UAV solution for collecting aerial data and gaining insights. Our industrial grade platform enables industries such as mining and oil & gas to access aerial data in a faster, safer, more efficient manner. Airobotics is located in Israel, USA and Australia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the program, ensuring the program deliverables are met
  • Provides strong leadership to the team and is a leader when interfacing with all disciplines
  • Understands client expectations and stays on top of customer status
  • Fully understands all aspects of the program and effectively translates to the team
  • Perceptive to customer state at all times and initiates recourse when needed
  • Effectively plans and schedules engineer-to-engineer visits with product management and sales throughout the development cycle
  • Coordinates and owns driving the team to respond urgently to critical project issues
  • Understands the business case with respect to cost, schedule, quality and compliance
  • Flexible approach to program management, applying appropriate rigor based on the scope of the project
  • Helps team members connect their contribution to the importance and outcome of the program
  • Understands all key cross functional dependencies that impact delivery of the product
  • Ensures there is an appropriate leader assigned to provide technical direction for the program
  • Ensures the team has proper skill sets to achieve the end results
  • Commitment to the strategic goals and vision of the company
  • Ensures thoroughness of all product documentation such as requirements, design and test specifications
  • Flexible to work with global teams and times zones

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum in an Engineering Discipline (Electrical, Software, Mechanical)- Must
  • 8-10 years of experience in program management in the UAV domain- Must
  • Previous experience as System engineer
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Suite including MS Project- Must
  • Ability to effectively communicate both technical and non-technical concepts to both technical and non-technical professionals- Must
  • MBA- Advantage
  • Experience with engineering management- Advantage
  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Hebrew
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability/willingness to multi task and thrive in a fast paced, deadline oriented

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