Program Manager

San Francisco, CA; Remote; Virtual; PST Hours Preferred
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Jennifer McKeever

Job Description:

The main function of a non-IT program manager is to plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as engineering, research and development, financial systems and product roll-out, etc or any other non-IT based project.

Job Responsibilities:

• Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals, and directing the integration of technical activities.

• Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to clients.

• Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.

• Analyze technology, resource needs and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.

• Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.

• Review and recommend or approve contracts and cost estimates.

• Direct, review, and approve product designs and changes.

• Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.


• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.

• Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.

• Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

• Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

• Strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.

• Strong knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio etc.


• Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field.

• PMI or PMP certification preferred.