DISH

  • Program Coordinator

    Location US-TX-El Paso
    Job ID
    2018-44692
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

     

    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

     

    We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

     

    Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    DISH is seeking a Program Manager to manage multiple projects within it's manufacturing facility in El Paso, Texas. Project sizes may vary from small to medium with project lead opportunities on larger initiatives based on experience and demonstrated ability. The scope of responsibilitiy includes managing a project from initiation through closure, managing team members, action items, risks and issues consistently and reporting to management and stakeholders on a regular defined interval.  

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

    • Manage the planning, development, design, and implementation of assigned program, including tracking schedules, issues, tasks and team members
    • Develop standard practices and documentation to sustain programs
    • Manage vendors and vendor performance expectations
    • Monitor program expenditures against budget
    • Coordinate and monitor the scheduling and technical performance of programs
    • Ensure adherence to master plans and schedules, develop solutions to program problems, and direct work of incumbents assigned to program from various departments
    • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
    • Act as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations 
    • Ensure direction and support to assure effectiveness and efficiency of program
    • Implement monitoring systems for evaluation purposes
    • Engage in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling
    • Cross-functional team management
    • Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects
    • Oversee all aspects of projects
    • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project
    • Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIREMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 3-5 years managing small to medium sized projects, engineering or operations and sustainment leadership or 5 years’ experience in lieu of a degree.

     

    SKILLS

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    • Project Management Professional (PMP), ITIL V3, Scrum Master

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not a comprehensive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers; sit continuously for extended periods of time; and reach with hands and arms. This position may require sitting for long periods of time at a workstation. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, read and interpret documents and instructions; frequent identification of letters, numbers, and symbols in a technology environment. The employee must have the ability to use a keyboard and equipment typically found in an office setting.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT 

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Standard office environment within manufacturing/warehouse facility.

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