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Junior Program Manager - Deployments

Company: Alert Innovation
Location: Billerica
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


The Program Manager plays a pivotal role in establishing and managing the scope, schedule, and cost of multiple highly automated e-Grocery Micro-Fulfillment Centers in parallel. Because this role will be responsible for dealing with customers and suppliers as well as acting as a catalyst for various Alert Innovation sub teams, relationship and communication management skills are essential.

Furthermore, responsibilities include proactive risk management, as well as driving open items, and resource planning.

As the team is relying on the Program Manager to provide clarity on interfaces and priorities strong analytical and organizational skills are required. Flexibility and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment are essential.

What Will You Do?
Develop proposal schedules, scope, and create clear program plans with predictable outcomes and milestones.
Monitor and assess program performance with a focus on key metrics.
Identify, characterize, and manage program risks.
Work closely with cross-functional resources.
Enable a Phase Gate deployment delivery process.
As a team member, effectively communicate and align priorities with Director-level staff, other key leaders, suppliers and customers.
Be a catalyst for change and company maturity. Energized by our challenges with the ability to effectively convince others of recommendations.

What Are We Looking For?
Have possession of a basic suite of tools applicable to common project challenges.
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; able to build effective team relationships and efficiently mediate teams to achieve consensus. Ability to handle conflicts and ambiguity in a constructive way.
Ability to understand mechanical, electrical, and software systems at a high level as well as basic accounting and contractual knowledge.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Equivalent experience also applicable.
3+ years' experience as a Project Manager or Engineer in a matrix-structured organization with hands-on experience in material flow automation, factory automation, construction, or similar fields.
Project Management Professional (PMP), or equivalent formal training preferred.
Experience using Smartsheet, MS Project and Jira preferred.


All members of Alert Innovation practice the following values as part of their daily responsibilities and model these values as she/he leads or supports their teams.
The Golden Rule: Extraordinarily powerful in its simplicity and depth: "Treat others as you would want to be treated".
The Power of Person: The contribution of every single person in a company is important, and the performance of the entire company can only be maximized when every person strives to achieve his/her full potential and to contribute to the best of his/her ability.
The Power of Team: The Power of Person becomes amplified exponentially when a group of people working effectively as a team create "performance synergy", whereby the capacity to perform as a team is much greater than the sum of the individual members' capacities.
The Power of Truth: We strive to see the world as it is, not as we want or imagine it to be, because only then can we make it better. This core value manifests itself through questioning, probing, testing, measuring, validating, verifying, proving, listening with an open mind, and making fact-based decisions. It also fosters transparency and honesty with others, as well as self-examination and self-honesty.

What Do We Offer?

Alert Innovation offers a highly competitive salary for each job family and level within the Boston-area market in which we are based.

Every employee is granted stock options that vest over four years.

Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package starting on your first date of employment:
No fixed limits on the number of workdays that you can take off for personal reasons, including vacations. You take what you need keeping in mind the demands of your team's workload.
9 Paid Holidays.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401K + company match.
Tuition & work-related training reimbursement programs.
Employee Assistance Program to assist with emotional health, parenting, eldercare, nutrition, legal and financial consultation needs.

The above list is only a summary of some of our benefits and is not meant to be a comprehensive explanation. To hear more, please visit:

Alert Innovation offers a safe work environment for its employees and partners. All employees, contractors, interns, and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated. Additional COVID precautions, such as wearing face masks, hand washing, and hand sanitizing are also common practice in all Alert Innovation facilities. We are a flexible work environment and offer on-site and hybrid work schedules based on team requirements.

Alert Innovation is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Alert Innovation, Billerica , Junior Program Manager - Deployments, Executive , Billerica, Massachusetts

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