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What you will do

  • The Solution Lifecycle Program Manager will manage and lead a portfolio of revenue generating new product introduction (NPI) programs for Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls. The programs will focus on improving our ability to deliver consistent and standardized NPI hardware, software, services, and third-party solutions for multiple business units on behalf of the Solution Lifecycle Portfolio Management Office. Key program deliverables include pro-actively managing and leading end to end cross functional workstream front end, development, and end to end go-to-market strategic project deliverables to launch.
  • Working in collaboration with the Solution Lifecycle Portfolio Management Office, Solutions Management, Engineering, Regulatory, Demand Planning, Logistics/Distribution Center, Training, and multiple cross functional subject matter experts, the Solution Lifecycle Program Manager will lead teams throughout the program management process ensuring each function manages their deliverables in order to meet the program schedule, scope and budget. The Solution Lifecycle Program Manager will also represent the Solution Lifecycle Portfolio Management Office at regular accountability meetings and will be responsible for clearly and concisely presenting the status of all assigned programs to groups of leadership and key stakeholders. Works under minimal supervision and in conjunction with leaders across all functional groups. Acts independently to resolve challenges and to address opportunities related to the program. Work is highly strategic in nature.

How you will do it

  • Work with functional and operational group leadership to identify program scope, schedule, resources, and business case
  • Lead program kick-off to assemble team, provide program overview including scope, schedule and communicate team member expectations
  • Lead team meetings with all functional areas to track progress, identify issues and develop action plans
  • Adhere to the Solution Lifecycle Portfolio Management Office processes, holding team members accountable for their deliverables in accordance to requirements and verifying completion of each deliverable
  • Manage issues, risks and opportunities, assisting team members in removing roadblocks and escalating to management issues that cannot be resolved
  • Manage the program schedule documenting detailed tasks for each functional area, responsibility for the task, begin and end dates, and percent complete
  • Identify critical path and track weekly to ensure schedule is maintained, and document actions to recover programs that are behind track
  • Manage the program scope, ensuring that any scope changes are documented, communicated, and approved prior to including in schedule
  • Prepare for and report on program status at Program Reviews communicating progress on any prior month identified issues
  • Ensure open communication with the Solution Lifecycle Portfolio Management Office, providing information when requested, escalating issues that are not being resolved by management and identifying any process continuous improvement opportunities
  • Adapt communication style in response to varying situations, groups, and cultures
  • Engage and inform others to ensure the desired outcome
  • Adjust efforts and approaches to meet goals and deadlines
  • Identify and remove obstacles that may interfere with success
  • Ensure that individuals and team members understand the impact of their contributions 

What we look for

  • PMP Certification or equivalent
  • Agile / Scrum Certification or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 6+ years of experience managing programs/projects OR experience working on a program team as a functional lead
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a technical environment, including in front of C-level and VP-level stakeholders
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including project planning, project management, and team building
  • Experience and proficient use of Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint
  • Experience and proficient use of Daptiv
  • Excellent understanding of financial concepts
  • Ability to travel up to 10-15%especially during onboarding process


  • Waterfall
  •  Agile
  • Experience working in distributed field-based organizations 

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.


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