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Program Manager - Product Development

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Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Wroclaw, PL

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to make a difference how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. 

To do that, we need the absolute best talent. Are you the one? 

We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. Would you like to work on the latest entertainment technologies to deliver spectacular experiences with us? 

 

Summary

We are seeking a Program Manager to join the Consumer Entertainment Group based in Wroclaw, to help bring the next generation of spectacular audio experiences to market. You will use your business and technical acumen to ensure that programs are efficiently executed to meet the strategic market needs and opportunities. You will drive complex programs from initiation to delivery while using your careful planning, schedule management, influencing, and communication skills. You can expect to lead a variety of amazing programs with multiple cross-functional dependencies and team dynamics!

 

Responsibilities

  • Drive the activities of cross-functional teams to develop the newest consumer and professional audio technologies for the market.
  • Monitor program Return on Investment (ROI) and ensure products meet business and customer needs.
  • Ensure effective teamwork and communication with key partners and that the overall business objectives are being met.
  • Anticipate problems and build risk mitigation plans accordingly. Communicate critical issues in a timely manner.
  • Provide timely and effective program status updates to senior management and recommend potential corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Ensure that Dolby’s process methodologies, templates, and tools are properly applied to all programs.
  • Improve development and business processes continuously within programs.

 

Qualifications

  • Specific experience working with cross-geographical teams, working across multiple time-zones, with external partners and suppliers.
  • Professional experience in driving software and hardware product development programs from inception to end of life, as a project and/or program manager. Practical experience with risk analysis, conflict resolution and meeting facilitation.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a cross-functional team towards complex problem solving and decision making by using sound judgement and persuasion across all levels of the organization.
  • Can-do attitude: ability to roll-up the sleeves and fill-in the gap as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and negotiation skills. Must be comfortable discussing technical details with engineering teams as well as synthesizing concise core messages for senior executives.
  • Strong ability to persuade and present across the organization, from individual contributors to senior executives. Ability to effectively navigate the organizations formal/informal structures to build relationships in order to effectively partner and get things done through influence, without any formal authority.
  • Superb knowledge and demonstrable skillful application of program and project management practices, tools, and processes as they apply to product development.
  • Proficient in Presentation, Team Collaboration and Defect Tracking tools (ex: Jira).
  • Experience in consumer entertainment product development or technology is a plus.
  • Some International travel required (2-3 times per year).

 

Dolby Hiring Entity:

Dolby Poland Sp. z o.o.
Business Garden, Building G
ul. Legnicka 48
Wrocław, 54-202, Poland

 

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