Location: Cambridge, MA or Remote
Experience: Senior Level, Executive
Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Our client in the biotechnology / life sciences industry is seeking a Director/Senior Director of Program Management to lead and organize program teams for the clinical-stage programs and for other programs in developmental stages. This role will plan and coordinate resources to attain program and corporate objectives and serve as the point of contact for all aspects related to their programs. Working in a program team /matrix structure, the Program Management leader will work to identify and resolve programmatic issues, proactively assess risks, develop mitigation, and communicate program status and issues to the program and management teams. The successful candidate will identify and lead strategic planning for the programs within long-term objectives while gaining buy-in from senior management and external stakeholders. For the department, this individual will initiate and lead efforts for the establishment, training, and oversight of good project and program management practices.
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Location: Chantilly, VA
Experience: Senior Level, Executive
Job Type: Full Time
Our firm has been retained to fill a Director, Warehouse Operations & Distribution role for a small privately held, highly successful furniture design company that has been in business for over 30 years.
Note, this is not a manufacturing facility but rather a pure warehouse and distribution facility. Warehouse is 80K square feet; space optimization is critical.
** Are you at a point in your career where you would value a M-F, 40 hour work week that allows for a life outside of work?
** Do you see yourself working in a slower-paced environment where quality is more important than quantity?
** Would you thrive in a culture that places great emphasis on it's relationships with employees, customers and suppliers?
If you answered yes to the above questions then please keep reading to see if the position scope and success factors for the role are inline with your experiences.
Ideal Experience and Success Factors for the Director's Role:
** Data-driven, results-oriented with the ability to take a 360 approach to support successful execution of company's strategic objectives, continuous improvement initiatives, i.e., processes, workflows, and technology solutions.
** A seasoned leader with a strong background in warehouse operations, quality control, distribution and carrier management. Experience with inventory management and procurement would be ideal.
** Proven ability to build and develop an Operations team, to include providing mentoring, rigorous training, and development, planning for team members, as well as succession planning for the operations organization
** Solid experience with continually monitoring warehouse layout and operational activities and recommend changes to improve warehouse space and production efficiencies
** History of recommending, implementing, and supporting continuous improvement within the department and the company to improve employee performance, quality control, productivity, efficiency, and cost reduction
** Strong background in carrier management; ability to seek, negotiate, and manage carriers to ensure utilization of the best service in terms of dependability and economy
** A customer-driven thinker with the ability to establish policies and procedures to exceed customers' needs through exceptional service and ensuring a safe and productive work environment for employees.
** 10-15 years of progressive operations experience in either manufacturing and or distribution environment, preferably including outsourced manufacturing.
** Demonstrated experience leading and growing teams of 20 plus employees.
Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Director is $148,026 per year or $71 per hour. The highest paying Director jobs have a salary over $244,000 per year while the lowest paying Director jobs pay $89,000 per year
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Yes, you can make $100,000 per year as a director. The chances of earning over $100k for a director are actually pretty good because the highest-paid director positions typically pay at least $244,000 per year. The average annual salary is $148,026 for director jobs. For example, directors in New York whose salaries are in the 90th percentile earn an average salary of $240,000.