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Program Manager

We are looking for a Program Manager to join our Product function in Vantaa, Finland.

Do you want to have a positive impact on the way people live an active and adventurous life? We, at Suunto, build the most reliable and robust products that our consumers take to their adventures in the deepest oceans and the highest mountains. We are now looking for a Program Manager to our Program Management Team. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the high-tech consumer solutions for global markets in a challenging technology environment.

As a program manager, you will be responsible for commercially successful product deliveries. You will lead selected programs and projects in a cross-functional environment. You will also participate in developing the program and project management practices and processes.

Interested? Keep on reading.

Responsibility areas

You will primarily work with programs and projects related to Suunto products that have already been launched. To be successful you need to be a consumer and business-oriented project and program management professional. You have experience in leading multi-disciplined teams and formulating commonly agreed targets, plans and key measures for success. You deliver business targets regardless of obstacles on the way.

You are expected to identify opportunities, obstacles and risks to ensure successful product delivery. You interact with the whole Suunto organisation starting from your own function and extending e.g. to sales, marketing, software development and manufacturing. With sales teams you ensure that channel readiness is reached at launch. With marketing you ensure successful consumer engagement and in-store presence. You also communicate expectations to all program stakeholder and ensure milestone reviews are held.

Key activities for the role are:

  • Ensure tools, skills and practices for planning and delivering accurate results
  • Develop seamless and transparent collaboration to successfully work in a cross-functional setup
  • Develop review practices and tools to firm up decision making
  • Develop practices to deliver clear expectations for functional entities to commit to requirements

What we expect from the candidate

  • Proven track record in leading and delivering commercially successful programs
  • Strong co-operation, co-ordination and communication skills
  • Strong acumen in driving success through business KPIs
  • Passion on creating and delivering winning products and innovations
  • Proven experience in leading multi-disciplined teams in matrix organization
  • Ability to understand, track and optimize critical path
  • Experience in program management methodologies with sharp focus on consumers and business

We offer an excellent working environment with great colleagues in the heart of sporting life. We strive to create a workplace characterized by our values – determined to win while showing team spirit, fair play and innovation. We offer an excellent working environment as one of Finland’s most desired employers.

If you feel you are the right talent for this role, apply now via this the link. Latest date to apply is 12th of August 2019.

For further information reach out to hiring manager Jussi Vähäkylä (+358 40 585 4000) preferably during the times below

  • Monday 8th of July 3.00 – 5.00 pm
  • Wednesday 10th of July 3.00 – 5.00 pm
  • Monday 5th of August 3.00 – 5.00 pm
  • Tuesday 6th of August 3.00 – 5.00 pm
  • Wednesday 7th of August 3.00 – 5.00 pm