Staff, Technical Hardware Program Manager (Two Openings)



IT, Other Engineering, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Our mission at Oura is to empower every person to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products help our global community gain a deeper knowledge of their readiness, activity, and sleep quality by using their Oura Ring and its connected app. We've helped over a million people understand and improve their health by providing daily insights and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles.

Empowering the world starts with living our values and empowering our team. As a quickly growing company focused on helping people live healthier and happier lives, we ensure that our team members have what they need to do their best work — both in and out of the office.

We’re looking for a Staff, Technical Hardware Program Manager to join our PMO team.

What you will do:

  • Program Planning:
    • Work alongside the organisation to define program scope, objectives, deliverables, and success criteria
    • Lead teams through our hardware development phases, leading gate reviews and preparing products for launch
    • Be an advocate for program excellence, keeping the team focused on what is necessary to deliver on time and in scope
  • Risk Management:
    • Identify program risks and develop mitigation strategies
    • Proactively address issues and obstacles that may impact program timelines
    • Address conflict head on, actively working to overcome all adversity
  • Communication:
    • Foster a collaborative and productive working environment with open communication to all stakeholders
    • Provide regular program status updates to senior management
    • Act as a liaison between technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Budget and Resource Management:
    • Monitor program budgets and expenses
    • Optimise resource allocation for maximum efficiency
    • Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising product quality
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain comprehensive program documentation, utilising systems like Jira to keep everyone on track and moving in the same direction
    • Own the preparation of all program reports made public to each level of the company
    • Drive efficiency through systems both internally and externally with our CMs and vendors

Eastern Time Zone strongly preferred, but open to candidates in Pacific/Central/Mountain Time Zone.) Collaboration with our Finland and US teams are required for this position.