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Title:  Director, Chief of Staff and Business Operations


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  34076
Job Summary
Project/Program (Design) Mgmt: Manages people who lead cross-functional teams that are focused on the delivery of a product or computer-based system from design to release for customers. Develops, defines and executes project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables. Identifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major project roles. Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with external customers or field-based employees on technical matters, as needed. Assigns and monitors work of project/program management staff, providing technical support and direction. This position is most common in a matrix type organization, where the position does not have true responsibility over product development but does have overall product/program/project management responsibility, i.e. coordinating efforts leading to product release. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Job Requirements
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, especially presentation skills.- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational skills are required.- Excellent knowledge of product lifecycle, tools, processes, and operations planning.- Demonstrated experience working with hardware and software development engineers on complex projects.- Strong understanding of engineering principles and practices.- Prior experience with developing budgets and controlling costs.- A demonstrated ability to manage professional level employees. - Proven track record of surpassing objectives and delivering exceptional results. Management and Interaction:Management: - This position is responsible for managing a major segment of work within a broad functional area for a large country or countries, or global geographic area. - This position directs and controls the activities of a group with significant content, product and/or project outcomes. - The focus of this role is on translating functional strategies into operational plans and priorities. May develop functional strategies. - The potential impact of decisions made by this individual has significant operational or financial impact on the overall success of the function or company outcomes.- This individual will use in-depth knowledge to solve issues that are complex in scope, and establish medium to long- range plans.- This individual is accountable for managing to assigned budget.Interaction: - This individual must demonstrate strong leadership skills by establishing clear goals, objectives and priorities that communicate the organization?s vision.- Works with Senior Management and Vice President level employees addressing issues across companies and functions.- The position reports to a Senior Director or Vice President.
BS/BA degree or equivalent related experience. 12+ years -- plus add additional experience requirements needed if you were to fill an open requisition, i.e., knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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