Project Manager


Job Description

Provide Project Management leadership and support for PACRIM Information Services Software & Applications Development initiatives used in Microchip’s Back-End Manufacturing Facilities. Position will be based at Microchip’s Philippines facility. The candidate will be collaborating with PACRIM IS counterparts while at the same time working closely with the Manufacturing Systems Development group located in the Philippines and Thailand. This position will be reporting to a Philippines based IS Manager. The candidate will participate in the management and prioritization of project portfolio and setting the direction for critical IS projects. This position will be responsible for coordinating Development, Testing, User-Acceptance and Release to Production activities. The candidate will also be involved in ensuring accurate and stringent documentation and will be facilitating a collaborative ecosystem between appropriate teams providing business support during the in the entire system development life cycle process to ensure product quality.

Job Requirements

Essential Competencies:

  • Knowledge with either Frontend or Backend Manufacturing is an advantage.
  • Understand user requirements and complex manufacturing topics.
  • Have strong analytical, numeric and general problem-solving skills.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with US, Asia and Philippines based software development and Software Quality Assurance Teams, and end users.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Flexible to adapt a dynamic business environment
  • Be able to submit timely and accurate reports to stakeholders.
  • Be able to identify opportunities to maximize opportunities and optimizing for process improvement to seamlessly complete projects.
  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress.
  • Be able to measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Be able to report and escalate accurate status of project to management as needed.
  • Be able to manage relationship the development or QA teams, as well as clients and stakeholders.
  • Be able to perform risk management to minimize project risk.
  • Systems thinking for establishing scalable project management methodologies and practices.
  • Follow the Microchip Information Systems policies and procedures on development, project management, and change control.
  • Be flexible to travel as required.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor or master’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field. Minimum of 3 – 5 years in project management, preferably in a multinational company. Demonstrate an ability to lead a medium to large size project to its on time and successful release. Have worked in a manufacturing and/or in a semiconductor business is a plus. Fully understand software programming as well as software life cycle is a must. Demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure with tight deadline. The ability to work well with both technical and non-technical people.

Skills required:

Technical background in either development or software quality assurance is an advantage. Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organizational skills. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project, TFS or equivalent Project Portfolio Management tools. PMP or Prince II certification is a plus.

Other skills preferred:

Understanding of Software development technologies. Background in basic programming and other relevant development technologies. Background in QA Testing and Release or Change Management activities.

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