Project/Program Manager 2

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 


At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 


Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

 

 IT Project/Program Manager 2

 

THE ROLE:

We are looking for an experienced IT Program Manager with strong technical background and project management skills. The individual will be responsible for end-to-end project management, execution of large IT projects and coordinate communication with multiple internal/external stakeholders. Applicant must be a team player with a commitment to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast paced, multi-task environment. The position is based in Penang, Malaysia.

 

 

THE PERSON:

You're highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills, initiative, superior problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize tasks and willingness to learn and adapt. Able to manage multiple tasks and projects and deadline oriented. Excellent teamwork skills and capable of working independently

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage project definition, documentation, initiation, execution and closure of project according to PMO standards
  • Manage and track project schedules, technical issues, and negotiate priorities against project plans to ensure key internal and external deliverables are met
  • Manage project resources by aligning allocations and demand with resource manager
  • Successfully drive and deliver IT projects utilizing indirect resources working across multiple geographical sites
  • Deliver IT projects on time and track outstanding deliverables, manage risks and milestones
  • Handle multiple IT projects through entire project lifecycle
  • Work with stakeholders to complete project deliverables and facilitate execution including acting in extended roles as a business analyst, QA lead, communications lead and meeting facilitator
  • Align project solutions with architecture advisory committee
  • Maintain confidentiality of information for classified projects

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 5-8 years of experience managing multiple complex IT projects
  • Solid understanding of IT project management techniques and software engineering
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Proficient with project management tools such as MS Project, ServiceNow PPM, Agile methodologies and bug tracking applications
  • Strong skills in the Microsoft collaboration tools including Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Visio and Power Point)
  • Flexible working schedule to work with global team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in managing project budget and working with vendors
  • Exposure to semiconductor industry
  • Strong passion and mindset for project management and software development lifecycles and processes improvement
  • Ability to quickly grasp concepts during discussions and convey concepts visually in a process diagram
  • Able to communicate concepts and processes with stakeholders and demonstrates persistence in getting stakeholders to close or buyoff projects
  • PMP certification a plus

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Master/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security or related field is strongly preferred

 

LOCATION:

Penang, Malaysia


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV

 

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Requisition Number: 85121 
Country/Region/Location: Malaysia State/Province: Penang City: Penang 
Job Function: 
General Management  

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