26 Nov 2014

Full-Time NXP Semiconductors, Project Manager

NXP semiconductors – Posted by Daily Shenzhen JobsShenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China


Job Description

The responsibility of the project manager is to meet or exceed
stakeholder needs and expectations from a project. This involves balancing
competing demands among:

  • Scope (including quality), Time and Cost
  • Stakeholders with different needs and expectations


  • Verify and refine scope of the project as agreed in internal customer and project resourcing alignment meetings
  • Develop and maintain a timed plan: identify activities, sequence activities, estimate duration.
  • Estimate cost: resources, travel, HW/SW purchases, outsourcing, risk.
  • Manage risk: identify risk, qualify probability and impact. Create a risk resolution plan. Estimate cost of risk and its mitigation
  • Create a statement of work. Agree SoW between stakeholders. Get customer approval (eventually account manager can approve on behalf of customer).
  • Manage people assigned on project. Ensure common purpose is well understood and motivating
  • Lead and control execution of the project to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations from a project. Control actual versus planned scope, schedule, cost. In particular review hours recorded and materialize proof point we deliver on agreed scope in time
  • Manage changes and issues. Log all issues and all change requests. Reconcile scope, schedule, cost with approved project in CPC. Negotiate change with stakeholders for that purpose
  • Communicate with stakeholders, in particular with customer, on the progress of the project (weekly status):
    a. Highlights
    b. Lowlights
    c. Progress with regards to plan, scope and costs
    d. Changes
    e. Risks
  • Close project. Share the learning with others to help organization to improve

Top 5 routine decision

  • Accept / Reject a work request for a project
  • Submit a request to product team: documentation, clarification, delivery, defect, change
  • Submit a change in scope, schedule or cost for approval to CPC
  • Visit customer jointly with Sales for project status meeting and/or when clarification needs to be discussed
  • Assign work/task to team members

Top 5 challenges

  • Create clarity on what is in scope of project and what is in scope of product
  • Have courage to reject work request that are not in project scope while maintaining customer satisfaction
  • Be compliant to common way of working for software excellence and project management practice while under project pressure
  • Maintain focus on optimizing efficiency of project execution
  • Anticipate issues instead of being reactive to issues

About the company

The electronics industry is being driven by four mega trends that are helping shape our society: Energy Efficiency, Connected Devices, Security and Health. Connecting to these trends and enabling Secure Connections for a Smarter World, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions for the Connected Car, Cyber Security, Portable & Wearable and the Internet of Things. Through our innovations, customers across a wide variety of industries — including automotive, security, connected devices, lighting, industrial and infrastructure — are able to differentiate their products through features, cost of ownership and/or time-to-market. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.82 billion in 2013.

Address and contact

NXP Semiconductors (Shanghai) Ltd Shenzhen Branch
20/F, Duty Free Building, Fuhua 1th road, Futian CBD
P.R.C. 518048

Tel:+86 755 82842288
Fax:+86 755 82842289

How to Apply

Apply via Linkedin here.

Job Categories: Project Management, Business Analyst, BI.
Job Types: Full-Time.
Job Tags: Futian.
Salary: Not Stated.
Job expires in 28 days.

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