Company: Ursus, Inc.
Posted on: November 25, 2022
JOB TITLE: Program Manager
LOCATION: Redmond, WA
DURATION: 1 year
Our client is a Fortune 500 multi-national technology company
headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.
We produce an optical component for our AR new product development,
mostly working on technology development to support scaling. This
role will help the team purchase materials and equipment in support
of our technology develop and prototype work. It will also help
manage equipment through the procurement to installation
The skills therefore are the following:
Understanding procurement systems and generally the source to pay
cycle in formal systems.
Having good program management skills and intuition
Ability to deal with ambiguity within our systems and challenges
with siloed organizations. Have the ability to break through these
barriers proactively to ensure stuff happens.
Good, proactive communication skills. Must keep stakeholders
Curious and able to learn abstract concepts and systems. We operate
in an R/D mode with not much formality in some areas so the
individual must be a self-starter and not need to wait for
--- Execute procurement activities from request to submission,
trouble shoot procurement issues. Communicate status of such
activity to requestors.
--- Support logistics activity for material movement
--- Support capital equipment procurement, installation and ongoing
--- Support development programs, statement of work development and
background contract activities
--- Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals,
supporting the development of such plans by engineering and
technical program management and supporting the integration of
--- Contact vendor and suppliers to obtain information for quotes,
to follow up on purchase orders and to track progress of
deliveries. Report back to appropriate team members.
--- Support engineering and research staff on small special
projects which may included data gathering, data analysis and data
--- Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving
skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
--- Strong ability to work independently and manage one's time.
--- Strong knowledge of procurement processes and systems,
--- Good knowledge of finance systems including accounts payable
--- Strong knowledge of computer software, such as MS Excel, MS
Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio etc. along with Google
applications (Sheets), and cloud based storage tools (G-Drive,
SharePoint, Dropbox, etc.)
--- Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related
--- PMI or PMP certification desired.
--- Supply chain management certifications desired
Comments for Suppliers: This is a clone of our current PC roles
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