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Junior Program Manager
Summary
Title:Junior Program Manager
ID:1177
Department:R&D
Location:Pleasanton, CA
Description

Calling recent and soon to be college GRADS! Now that you've got your degree, it's your time to BLUME!

It’s an exciting time to grow your career at Blume Global. We’re looking for new team members to help us forge a brighter future of global supply chain innovation. We're seeking individuals who have a track record of high performance, outstanding results, teamwork, and collaboration.

Join Our Team

We call ourselves Blumers. We work on really exciting stuff together, we eat and play together, and we help each other out (who woulda thought?!).

With 25 years in the business and a full rebranding and renaming of our company in September 2018, think of Blume Global as not your typical start-up. Think up-start.

The secret sauce? Our people.

We’ve got leaders—both women and men—with diverse backgrounds, college interns and lots of talented, smart people in between. We’re a resourceful and scrappy bunch, currently at around 200 employees in 4 offices in the Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, and Hong Kong. And we have a well-established and growing customer and partnership base across the supply chain industry.

Some highlights of working at Blume Global are:

  • Growth – professional development, company, and industry
  • Fun – free lunch Fridays, happy hours, office surprises and more
  • Humility – everyone leaves their egos at home
  • Innovation – We’re working on some really cool stuff for the supply chain, whether it’s AI, machine learning, IoT or blockchain.

About Blume Global

From the world's largest global retailers, manufacturers and consumer products companies to the smallest local drayage trucking companies, success depends on end-to-end visibility and orchestration of global supply chain networks across every move, every mode, and every mile. With its AI-enabled, data-driven digital platform and solutions for real-time visibility, logistics execution, asset management, optimization, and financial settlement, Blume Global leverages 25 years of data insights, its globally connected network and advanced technologies to help enterprises be more agile and responsive, improve service delivery and reduce costs. Learn more at blumeglobal.com.
 

Job Description:

The Junior Program Manager will help lead the efforts of Blume Global’s R&D Team. Provides professional and organizational leadership in key projects for planning support, and acts as technical advisor to the assigned project manager(s). Provide project management for longer-term technology-driven initiatives and provide support and oversight as a member of the technology committees where needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic guidance to teams and scrum masters in terms of project management.
  • Provide Project Management in terms of organizing and monitor inter-connected complex projects across multiple product teams.
  • Assist Product Managers in tracking progress, the status of roadmap and projects.
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders, help escalate impediments, and help manage risk.
  • Provide oversight and support of the Atlassian tools across Blume Global including Jira and Confluence
  • Help facilitate cross-team metric reporting and provide necessary cross product team reporting to the executive team and business stakeholders.
  • Help facilitate company technical visions and technical strategy

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of project management experience, including agile project management
  • Excellent team facilitation skills.
  • Analytic mind & strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Fluent in most relevant software tools needed for the job.
  • BA/BS required or equivalent.
  • A proven track record of managing agile projects, using appropriate processes and tools, delivering results.
  • Expertise in written and interpersonal communications, relationship building, consensus building, and individual mentoring
  • Excellent team facilitation skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding of technical applications or versatility and a willingness to tackle new and unfamiliar challenges.

Preferred Experience

  • Jira/ Confluence Administrator experience
  • Supply Chain experience

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