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Program Manager

Lexington, KY, US, 40508

May 12, 2022


dormakaba is seeking an experienced Program Manager to support the Program Management Team! This position is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day activities of a strategic program, keeping a detailed and technical view of the program operations from start to finish, monitoring and reporting on the programs progress throughout the launch. The Program Manager will help identify process deficiencies and communicate best practices within the PMO and will also be actively involved in the PMI network as well as continued development through the PMI or PMI accepted learnings.



  • Develops clear, cross-functional, and attainable program plan with well-defined tasks and ownership ensuring that the program remains on the specific timeline
  • Oversees the purpose and status of the program and various projects and can use this oversight to support project-level activity to ensure the program goals are met
  • Tracks and adjusts various budgets and spending, look for gaps in work efficiency, communicate with various functional teams and suggest potential changes in the plan
  • Emphasizes the coordinating and prioritizing of resources across projects, managing links between the projects and the overall costs and risks of the program
  • Reviews overall design concepts as well as detailed designs to assure compliance with product requirements (CTQ’s), design specifications and compliance standards
  • Defines, reports, and proactively mitigates risks to program
  • Discusses and clarifies objectives, priorities and goals as well as articulating any changes in these with all functional team member
  • Works with 3rd party suppliers and system integration partners for development/deliveries



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business, or other related field required (MBA or Master’s Degree in Management, Finance or Engineering a plus)
  • 3+ years minimum project management work experience, in similar role, or as a Product Owner or Developer Lead
  • Training and Experience with Agile delivery method; Scrum or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) required.
  • Experience in some of the following fields: SaaS cloud development, IoT devices, firmware development, data analytics, mobile technologies.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in commercial security product preferred
  • Highly detail oriented and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Proficient in use of Confluence, JIRA, or similar toolset
  • Proficient in use of MS Products including PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Must possess a strong working knowledge of the new construction processes.
  • Ability to set priorities and work in a highly measured environment
  • Knowledge of electronics required, specifically in access control, entrance systems, or Integration preferred
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Good financial acumen
  • Skills or experience with personal computers, including electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing and electronic spreadsheet skills (MS Office), MS Project
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems
  • A valid state driver’s license, without restrictions, is required for this position



  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!


The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.


dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.




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