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Senior Program Manager-RES000000Y9

Job Research & Development
Primary Location CN-Shenzhen
Organization Corporate Functions
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Director
Education Level Master's Degree (±18 years)
Job Type Experienced
Employee Status Regular
Travel Yes, 10% of the time
Unposting Date 13/Mar/11


General Purpose
We are looking for a high performing and engaging Research Product Program Manager with excellent business acumen to lead a special NRC program involving intense collaboration with external partners. The Program Manager will create profitable business for Nokia through leading and managging a complex research product program. Program leadership involves identifying and recommending technical, tactical and strategic plans, system definition and feasibility for the program. The Program Manager will work closely with the program sponsor under the steering of a program governance board.

An ideal candidate must have a proven track record of successful program leadership, Nokia product development experience, work experience at or dealing with other China companies, product and business development understanding, prior experience with SW and HW vendor collaboration, deep business ecosystem understanding, excellent creativity and innovation mindset and sheer "can-do" attitude.

Proven track record includes:
• Supervised several products of mobile devices/solutions from initial research to final launch
• Ability to track large teams across SW/HW/Systems/Marketing/Supply Chain/etc.
• Ability to motivate team for high intensity high-risk/high-reward environment
• Ability to manage resources, deliverables, deadlines, etc.
• Experience in Chinese mobile industry start-up as well as large companies a plus
• Excellent networking, negotiation & influencing ability to convince people

Main Responsibility Area
Provide leadership in project management, which can include coordinating with NRC team leaders as well as external partners on project executiong. Could have NRC technical team leaders reporting in soid line or dotted line to him/her. Has responsibility over program planning, goal setting, day-to-day operations, product management and results of the program as a whole. Is responsible for resource and budget planning for the program jointly with the Program Sponsor.

Drives the program to success. Independent within agreed policies, targets and budgets. Problem solving generally requires research and creative thought. Formulates operational guidelines within the program scope. Ensures the program immediate working environment encourages innovation and engagement.

Authorised to take decisions within responsibility area. Involved with and responsible for integrating or coordination with other operative units or functions across geographies. Intense collaboration with external partners.

Impact is short to medium term and influences business unit results and customer relationships. Accountable for setting function/program targets, managing cost performance and ensuring achievement through people and processes. Decisions and actions impact business and program.


Individual portfolio
Command of content and direction of the program. Requires theoretical skills. 12+ years relevant experience. Recognised thought leader. Master's degree or PhD.

Excellent project management skills
Excellence in organizing and planning
Drive for results
Action oriented
Industrial R&D collaboration
Negotiating and working with external partners
Device making
Product definition
Business acumen
Motivating Others
Good communication skills
· Fluency in both English and Chinese
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