Semiconductor Project Manager (Validation) - Hamburg / Remote

  • Sector: ConSol UK Semiconductors & Embedded Systems
  • Contact: Jamie Jenkins
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  • Duration: 9 months+
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: €50 - €75 per hour
  • Expiry Date: 30 May 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH371818_1646145967

Semiconductor Project Manager (Validation)

Initial contract till end of 2022 + extensions after

Hamburg (preferred) or Nijmegen / Remote working - 2-4 weeks onsite for ramp up

In this diverse role, you will collaborate with your colleagues to meet the New Product Introduction (NPI) project targets with respect to post-silicon validation (i.e. validation of the first prototypes of a new IC): schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality throughout the full systems development life cycle. Your daily tasks will include management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project deliveries.

Our team consists of engineers in different international sites in Europe and Asia. We offer flexible working hours, in-office as well as working-from-home environment, value open communication and innovative ideas and provide numerous opportunities for continuous learning and training.


* Provide on-site leadership for validation project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

* Full validation sub-project life cycle ownership: successful validation delivery will include full implementation from initial planning over execution, problem handling to closure

* Report on validation success criteria regarding results, metrics, test and deployment management activities

* Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

* Prepare estimates and detailed validation project plan for all phases of the project

* Seamlessly interact with other elements of the NPI project, such as design, pre-silicon verification, industrial test, qualification, marketing etc

* Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the validation project management team meetings

* Develop and deliver validation progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, and key stakeholders

* Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise validation project team


* Proficient experience in Project/Program management

* Ability to lead and collaborate effectively with a talented team

* Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objective ability to communicate with and present to all management levels and sponsors

Required qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience. Master degree preferred

* Experience in semiconductor business

* Minimum 5+ years (better 10+ years) of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects

* Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership

* Critical chain experience strongly preferred

* Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs

* Semiconductor Background - MUST HAVE

* Contractor does not necessarily needs validation background, a good project manager with semiconductor experience would be sufficient

* Project management certificates are not required but relevant experience/references