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Program Manager - Temporary
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TeleNav, Inc. | Santa Clara, CA
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Job Description

Do you dream of what cars of the future will look like when you combine them with connectivity, a smartphone, and cloud services? Can you imagine uniting those dreams with a company that has the skills and relationships to make that a reality? If so, Telenav wants you!

At Telenav, we believe the car is at the beginning of a massive innovation wave that mirrors what happened on the smartphone several years ago. Building on our long history of mobile and in-car navigation software and services, we are on a mission to make people's lives less stressful, more productive and more fun when they're on the go.

We're looking for a highly motivated Temporary Program Manager to join our growing Automotive team.


* Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
* Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
* Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
* Creating and managing detailed program and project schedules
* Coordinating cross-functional team deliverables
* Ensuring Release scope is defined, estimated, prioritized and scheduled
* Conducting Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, co-ordinate cross-functional team deliverables, remove impediments, anticipate and mitigate risks
* Keeping all stakeholders fully informed of project status and progress
* Collaborating with product managers and ensure alignment with product road map
* Managing scope changes to the project - Identify scope change, collect effort estimates, determine impact, develop plan and review with Change Control Board stakeholders
* Achieving desired Program Objectives by working closely with Stakeholders - Customers, Partners, Suppliers, Project managers, Product managers, Engineers, Tech Leads, and Architects as well as other functional groups such as IT, Legal and Finance

Required Experience:

* Expert level Expertise with Agile Project Management using Scrum
* Expertise with MS Office, MS Project, Wiki and Scrum tools such as Jira or Rally
* Ability to manage highly complex projects
* Ability to coach technical leads to be scrum masters
* Effective communication and negotiation skills with both internal and external stakeholders
* A passion for excellence, ability (and preference!) to work at a fast-paced, energetic company

Desired skills or experience:

* Experience in Automotive, LBS and Mobile Applications
* Experience with Automotive SPICE and PPAP processes
* Experience as an Agile/Scrum Coach
* Experience working with customers, partners and suppliers
* Experience working with global cross-functional teams

About Telenav

Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based platform services, focused on transforming life on the go for people - before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, global brands such as Ford, GM, Toyota and AT&T deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Additionally, advertisers such as Nissan, Denny's, Walmart, and Best Buy reach millions of users with our highly-targeted advertising platform. To learn more about how Telenav's location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based ads, visit www.telenav.com.

About TeleNav, Inc.

TeleNav, Inc. is a provider of wireless location-based services (LBS), including global positioning system (GPS) navigation, mobile resource management (MRM), asset GPS tracking (AVL) and local search. The Company is engaged in providing location-based applications delivered via a mobile device. The Company has launched a GPS navigation and mobile workforce management service on a cell phone in North America. The Company has partnered with wireless carriers and device manufacturers. It offers products in 29 countries on 15 carriers covering one billion subscribers on approximately 500 devices. The Company?s products include TeleNav GPS Navigator, TeleNav Track and TeleNav Shotgun.