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Digital Prospectors Technical Program Manager in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Technical Program Manager

Chelmsford, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Denise Reha (

Phone: 6173374251

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Job Title: Senior Technical Program Manager

Location : Chelmsford, MA

Duration: 4+ Months

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


The candidate will manage a vast range of programs/projects, ensure deliverables are regularly completed on time, within quality standards, and meeting senior leadership's expectations. They will have full responsibility for project execution across all NPD phases from the inception of the project concept through the product's global commercial release. They'll have responsibility for achieving milestone commitments by the examination and assessment of project challenges and will plan and controll project risk/issues related measures. You'll be leading matrixed employees/teams and/or consultants, achieving program objectives. This role is comprised of overall project monitoring and reporting inc. escalating to management as necessary.

This assignment runs through the end of July, 2021.

We're looking for candidates who take ownership and accountability, having a track record of inspiring your teams to deliver results on time within challenging timelines and budgets. Ideal candidates like solving problems are excited by challenges that require out-of-the-box thinking to find solutions. You like to collaborate but can make tough decisions and implement them effectively. The excitement of releasing and launching new high-quality bleeding-edge products into the market inspires you. You energize, inspire and influence your teams with a can-do attitude.


  • Has responsibility for the leadership of internally- and externally-resourced cross-functional project teams, such as initiating phase, the assembly of project teams, development of project plans, and control of project execution, ensuring timely completion of projects.

  • Utilizes effective project management techniques to independently execute on project deliverables such as managing scope, schedule, risk, and budget.

  • Driving day-to-day project activity, achieving results such as solving technical and other project challenges, managing resource conflicts, breaking down barriers to meet product quality, and company goals and objectives.

  • Ensuring all peripheral activities are planned, completed, and communicated to all stakeholders.

  • Preparing for and conducting project phase gate reviews.

  • Motivating and directing to Inspire teams to perform at their best and create new levels of pride and ownership in doing great work on tight timelines.

  • Creating and maintaining dashboards, reporting on the progress of projects to all stakeholders and the Leadership Team.

  • Providing input regarding the performance of individuals on project teams.

  • Ensuring projects are executed in accordance with applicable procedures and policies.


  • Seven or more years of experience managing technical programs/projects utilizing project management and product design & development frameworks. Our ideal candidate has a background supporting a business from the operational/product side, not the Information Technology side of the business

  • Having led complex capital equipment and high volume consumable development projects is desired

  • Candidates that have managed government contracts (e.g., SBIR/STTR) and working in a regulated industry (medical devices, pharmaceuticals) is preferred.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

  • Advanced degree and advanced PM certification is preferred

  • Candidates who are motivated, committed, have perseverance and a sense of urgency

  • Able to facilitate meetings and presentations

  • Strong verbal/written skills to effectively communicate cross-functionally and to all levels

  • Experience with risk management, development and implementation of mitigation strategies

  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Experience w/ Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, and PowerPoint

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700