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Senior Manager – Digital Solutions – Emerging Projects

Company Boeing India Private Limited Job ID 1900027000 Date posted 02/11/2019
Location Bangalore Karnataka India
Job Description
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Job Description:
Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) is based in Bangalore, India and is engaged in the development of advanced aerospace and aviation technologies and software products. We have an immediate opening for an experienced Senior Manager to lead the emerging projects in the Digital Solutions development, implementation & support portfolio. This position will report to the leader of the Boeing Global Services (BGS) Digital group within BIETC and work closely with stakeholders across the globe.
  • Works with several Boeing internal and external stakeholders to shape, launch, and stabilize emerging projects related to Digital Solutions in alignment with business priorities
  • Leads a team of first level managers and individual contributors performing engineering and technology
  • Develops and executes organizational level plans, implements policies and procedures and sets operational goals. Acquires resources for projects and processes and leads process improvements.
  • Develops and implements plans to ensure business, technical and customer requirements are achieved. Assigns authority and responsibilities to employees to execute the plan. Reviews plans' execution, makes appropriate adjustments, and resolves issues. Monitors appropriate metrics to ensure performance to plan.
  • Forecasts resource needs and makes hiring decisions. Coaches, counsels, mentors and provides developmental opportunities and job assignments to enhance employee performance and expand capabilities. Ensures employees are working effectively with all development teams.  Provides on-going developmental feedback. Makes compensation recommendations in regards to hiring salaries and salary review actions.  Recognizes contributions of individuals and teams to improve employee satisfaction and retain a skilled and motivated workforce. Enforces company rules and policies regarding ethical behavior, safety, security, use of company property, time charging, etc.
  • Provides direction and guidance to others regarding approved processes, tools, technology and skills for own projects or processes.  Communicates the development processes (including Iterative and Agile) to employees, as well as the role of the software and system engineers in these processes.   Ensures workgroup products or processes meet customer, company, quality, industry and regulatory requirements. Provides approval of workgroup technical approaches, products and processes.
  • Develops workgroup, project or operational goals, objectives and related metrics to ensure alignment with Company vision/strategy. Measures progress, making adjustments as needed. Holds direct reports accountable for achieving goals. Achieves goals set for productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Conveys organizational messages to facilitate the accomplishment of workgroup, project or process goals. Proactively communicates with employees, peers and customers. Communicates policies and directives to enhance employee awareness of expectations.
  • This position will establish partnerships, maintain relationships with internal customers, peers, and partners to develop strategies, goals and objectives that are consistent with the BGS organization strategy. The position will be pivotal in creating and maintaining relationships with the global stakeholders and working closely with those stakeholders in planning and forecasting activities of the team as well as reporting requirements from stakeholders.
  • This position will also provide periodic updates to senior management in the form of progress reports, project summaries, and other related documents.
  • This position will potentially represent Boeing in interactions with senior leaders from Indian Industry, academia, Indian Government organizations, and Boeing’s partners in India.
  • This position will support initiatives of BIETC related to employee development, customer engagement, strategic relations, Government interactions, etc.
  • This position will require some travel within India and internationally.
Desired Skills:
  • Past experience and demonstrated success in managing software product development group with multiple teams.
  • Skilled in advising a unit regarding tasks, projects and operations. Experience leading multiple technical software development teams.
  • Strategic thinking and execution – must be able to develop comprehensive product and customer intelligence / knowledge by collaborating with appropriate stakeholders, identify capacity/capability to perform current and projected engineering work statement and research, conduct any partner / supplier evaluations and assessments regarding their ability to perform these activities.
  • Ability to understand and communicate with business and technical experts over a wide range of topics
  • Ability to build and sustain strong professional relationship with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to shape, launch, and stabilize new projects by interacting with multiple stakeholders internal and external to Boeing
  • Aviation domain knowledge is highly preferred
  • Proficient in software development lifecycle and agile methodology
  • Skilled in coaching and mentoring staff members to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational challenges.
  • Must have strong teambuilding skills.  Must have demonstrated ability to accomplish results through direct reports, colleagues in other parts of Boeing, and partners, even when they are not direct reports. 
  • Ability to work well on virtual teams across multiple time-zones.
  • Team with Boeing Business Development teams to provide the required technical support to win new business
  • Knowledge of aviation industry is preferred
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees, skills and abilities required by subordinate employees to accomplish organizational responsibilities
  • Ability to inspire employees to help ensure business success
  • Ability to accomplish results through managers or non-management employees. Ability to modify the organization structure for their scope of responsibility.
  • Must be results-driven and have a strong bottom-line orientation
  • Must be flexible, with a high tolerance for organizational complexity and ability to work with partners from within Boeing and outside.
  • Communication – strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to prepare comprehensive reports, proposals, Statements of Work, and connect technology to business considerations (e.g., ROI).  Candidate must be fluent in English, and have expertise in using MS Office tools. 
  • Candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, high ethics, and a track record of working successfully under pressure in a time-constrained environment. 
  • Must be able to mentor team members and partners to accomplish project and departmental goals and objectives.

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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

  • 18+ years of experience with at least 5 years as a people manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Mathematics, or Engineering is required
  • Experience in Aviation domain
  • Experienced in leading software product development teams
  • Experience working in a global organization
All information provided will be checked and may be verified. This requisition is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in India. Boeing will not seek immigration and labor sponsorship for any applicants; this is the responsibility of the job candidate. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll. RELOCATION BENEFITS IF INDICATED ARE LIMITED TO IN-COUNTRY MOVES AND ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR OVERSEAS RELOCATION. THERE IS NO EXPATRIATE PACKAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION.

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Manager with Direct Reports

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