Senior Manager – Program Management

Trane Technologies

  • Bangalore, India
Senior Manager – Program Management
Job Posted : Feb 23rd, 2022

Job Description

As a part of the India ETCs PMO team, the senior manager will collaborate with internal and global product teams to drive New product development projects. The Senior Manager with strong people management capabilities will also manage complex projects/initiatives or phases of a project to ensure the completion of milestones within budget, tracks performance and progress of project against committed timeline. Projects could be NPD, Agile, NTP, Productivity, RTS or QR type. This role calls for collaboration with cross functional & multi-location teams to ensure that the projects are accomplished to a high quality, adhering to our standard processes, systems and project management principles, while remaining aligned with strategy and goals of the organization. The Program Manager / Associate program manager/Scrum will also manage project portfolio/project agreements of the respective ETC teams. Resolves unique problems that could occur during the project to minimize delays & provide timely status updates to the executive leadership team.


  • Fulfill the role of the Senior Manager – Program Management and all that it entails
  • Build and Lead PMO sub-team that primarily aligns with water fall process
  • Develop a long-term vision & roadmap for the PMO sub-team. Mentor, guide, hire and scale the team with strong talents.
  • Understand project requirements, collaborate with project owners, leaders & cross functional teams across the globe for delivery of projects, by adhering to standard processes, systems and project management principles.
  • Ensure the completion of project milestones/deliverables within committed Quality (Q), Delivery (D), Project cost (C) & Product cost (C), track performance and progress of project against committed QDC targets
  • Ensure the development team is following established product development procedures and practices to leverage shared organizational knowledge and experience
  • Adhere to general project management principles of Project scope management, time management, cost management, risk management and stakeholder management
  • Lead/Assist Annual Operating Planning (AOP) discussions with respective SBUs/NOEs and corporate teams
  • Collaborate with PMO team members to continuously improve process, systems and develop/refine standard works
  • Project management of Strategic organization initiatives, deployment of BOS and coaching project teams
  • Manage ETC PPM project portfolio / Project agreements of respective teams and publish the monthly billing data for the respective teams
  • Host monthly calibration meetings and publish monthly QDC metrics for the respective teams

Minimum Qualifications:-

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution. Technical degree in engineering or computer science preferred
  • 14+ years’ experience of overall functional experience
  • PMP certified project management professional with 8+ yrs. of Project management experience
  • Good to have: Certified Scrum Master (CSM + A-CSM, or CSP)

Key Competencies:-

  • Expertise in Project management / Waterfall methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in people management and successful implementation of new processes and practices. Strong critical thinking, with clear vision and translating that into important programs.
  • Strong Conflict management and systematic problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think strategically in collaboration with multiple functions / regions / stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal skills, coaching and mentoring various engineering functional teams to build a strong cross-functional team.
  • Strong leadership experience with good communication skills and stakeholder management in a highly cross-functional environment and able to synergize with peers locally and globally
  • Proven leadership, coaching and mentoring skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-starter with a desire to make a significant impact on the product development process
  • Ability to drive program specific goals and actions to closure
  • Develops and manages projects budgets, schedules & timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of management
  • Being bold and Courageous to raise issues to upper management
  • Demonstrate patience during challenging circumstances
  • Good Interpersonal skills. Ability to learn and collaborate with cross cultural project teams
  • Exceptional Influencing skills as project team members will not be one’s direct reports
  • Technically competent with Microsoft Office tools and exposure to JIRA will be good to have.


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

Trane Technologies we Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane and Thermo King  – create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.