Harman international (Senior) Program Manager VW Group (m/f) in Ittersbach, Germany

Your task:

  • Overall program responsibility for realization of Infotainment Programs

  • Steering of a Team with related sub-teams and external suppliers with team sizes up to 100 project team members

  • Responsible to deliver the product according to agreed targets (Schedule, Product costs, Budget costs, Quality)

  • Top level planning and controlling

  • Align technical and commercial program targets with functional departments

  • Responsible for Change Management process (incl. internal/external Change Control Boards)

  • Technical interface towards OEM-customer for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment

  • Responsible for transition from prototyping to production incl. ramp-up

  • Active steering during RFI/RFQ-phase to compile feasibility studies and to complete product performance specification

  • Maintenance support after SOP+90 days

  • Reporting towards customer and internally incl. management board (CEO-level)

  • Program execution according to HARMAN Project Life Cycle Management Processes (PLM / PMI PM Book)


  • University degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering or appropriate graduation)

  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in project or line management (team size >40 members)

  • Ability to manage very large teams at multi locations and multi countries

  • Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management

  • Fluent technical and commercial English skills, good knowledge of german language desired

  • Ability to motivate and to communicate

  • Ability to mediate between conflict parties

About Us: HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.9 billion during the last 12 months ended June 30, 2016. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! (www.harman.com)

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Location: Ittersbach, DE

Req ID: 93558

Date: Dec 3, 2016

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