Program Manager, Emerging Markets

  • Company:
    Xylem
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:

Xylem|ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
  • The Role:Xylem seeks to hire a Program Manager who will be responsible for planning, scheduling and managing programs, which include the deployment of multiple advanced software optimization systems across a large customer service territory. This position offers the opportunity to join the driven, contrarian, creative experts in their endeavor to use high tech tools to solve age-old infrastructure problems.

    Xylem Vue digital solutions is seeking to disrupt the status quo and drastically advance the water industry. Xylem Vue digital solutions’ mission is to help utilities save money and save the planet by dynamically managing water and wastewater infrastructure.

    Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Supports the delivery of projects and programs to ensure quality, on-schedule and on-budget completion.
  • Work with a team of Project Staff and contractors to actively manage the project plan, deliverables, dependencies and outcome of assigned projects to ensure projects are on-schedule and on budget.
  • You will lead complex projects across the world using your expert project management skills, technical knowledge, and your passion for client success.
  • Work collaboratively with all internal and external stakeholders to manage and meet expectations.
  • Develop internal relationships to support the overall growth and success of the team; mentor peer and mid-level staff, and steward client satisfaction.
  • Provide technical leadership to staff and clients in resolving problems.
  • Define and implement project scope and plans in accordance with the contract terms, clients needs, and other offerings from prospect development through project planning, execution and closeout.
  • Maintain highest quality reports and project deliverables that exceed both client and internal expectations by implementing a deliverable quality assurance review appropriate to the project size and scope.
  • Manage program staff, contractors, invoicing, schedule and budget.
  • Operate as the face of Xylem to the customer and work with Customer management to ensure they are kept informed of schedule and issues.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree (four year degree) in an Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ experience with at least 5 years of Utility Industry experience
  • PMP designation is a bonus but not necessary.
  • Experience leading or mentoring teams of Project Mangers or Engineers or industry related staff