Senior Program Manager
|Department:||Back Office Services (1345)|
Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media. With 1,300 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.
Find out more at www.globaleagle.com.
Reporting to the VP, Program Management, the Senior Program Manager has overall accountability for managing the full product lifecycle of complex technology programs from requirements gathering through development, integration, qualification, and certification of connectivity and wireless IFE systems. Organizes and leads a cross-functional, cross-organizational teams comprised of internal and external team members; and, in the case of OEM line fit programs, acts as the primary point of contact with the OEM Supplier Management.
The programs managed by the Senior Program Manager represent strategic imperatives that have significant impact on the business and have direct visibility to senior management. The Senior Program Manager has the required skills to form high performing teams that will result in the timely and high-quality execution of the assigned programs. Partners with Product Teams, System Engineering, Software Development, QA, Procurement teams, and, when necessary, with aircraft OEMs to develop and manage integrated delivery plans to support line fit projects with an immediate, primary focus on connectivity systems for Boeing line fit on multiple aircraft models.
Success in this position includes, but is not limited to, ensuring that all identified requirements of the program are met, as well as delivered on time while meeting or exceeding financial objectives without compromising quality. In addition, as a member of a growing business, the Senior Program Manager will play a significant role in defining and implementing delivery processes to support the rapidly changing technology and business needs of Global Eagle and its customers.
What You Will Be Doing
As a Senior Program Manager, you will need to have a detailed, technical understanding of your programs, OEM program practices, and manage the content of your program accordingly. You will need to have a comprehensive understanding of resources, people and money, and be able to clearly articulate needs and status to senior leadership team members. You need to be able to look at the timing of your program with granularity at the week, month and quarter level and understand what is driving your schedule. You will need to feel accountable for all aspects of your program, take full ownership and drive to deliver on time with quality.
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Why You Should Work Here
A career with Global Eagle is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k, disability and life insurance, flexible scheduling, pet insurance, and discounts on gym membership, concerts, amusement parks, hotels, and more!
Global Eagle is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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