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    Program Manager (Rich IoT Systems)

    • 15896
    • Project Management
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Central Engineering - CPU
    • Central Engineering - CPU Operations
    • UK
    • Cambridge


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    Arm is looking for an experienced Program Manager to manage a key development program across its engineering organization which spans the UK, Hungary, Israel and the USA. The successful candidate will provide leadership to teams and project managers to ensure successful delivery of products and system solutions that deliver benefits to our partners. 

    The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff of different technology disciplines across multiple sites to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics, and be able to resolve issues when they arise.   

    The goal is to ensure that programs deliver the desired outcome to our organization and our partners. 

    The Program Manager should demonstrate competence in many or all of the following: 

    • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure their own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of Arm. 

    • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the program. 

    • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. 

    • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve program execution. 

    • Focus on Customer Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external customers to meet or exceed their expectations within the program parameters. 

    • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. 

    • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization. 

    • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine their importance, urgency and associated risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization. 

    • Organize: Set priorities, develop a program schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities. 

    • Plan: Determine strategies to improve the program, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results. 

    • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem. 

    Job Requirements


    • Build a plan for effective execution, monitoring/tracking and control, identify slippages/concerns throughout the development and propose and plan solutions. 

    • Coordinate cross-project activities and track dependencies. 

    • Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects. 

    • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives for effective program execution. 

    • Liaise with other managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery. 

    • Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency. 

    • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities. 

    • Apply change, risk and resource management. 

    • Monitor program performance and aim to maximize ROI. 

    • Resolve high-level project issues affecting program execution. 

    • Provide reports for Operation and Engineering Directors. 

    • Liaise program managers from external partners to coordinate collaboration activities. 


    • Proven experience as a Program Manager delivering technology related programs or similar managerial position. 

    • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods. 

    • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles. 

    • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project etc.). 

    • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills. 

    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). 

    • Excellent problem-solving ability. 

    • Good university degree, in electronic engineering, computer engineering or computer science ideally, although other science degrees will be considered if they have relevant experience. 

    • Experience from working in an international business across many different regions and within a multicultural environment. 

    • Broad experience of different development workflows and methodologies (waterfall, enterprise Agile) within a multi-disciplinary environment 

    • A project or Program management qualification such as PMP and knowledge of MSP (Managing Successful Programs) is desirable but not essential  

    • A team player, pro-active, and willing to drive issues through to conclusion. 

    • Effective Change Manager with the ability to infuse trust while providing structured plan and clarity to stakeholders together with strong focus on end results and follow through. 

    • Good interpersonal skills to enable networking both internally and externally to Arm. 

    • Enthusiastic, open minded and with strong integrity. 

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our unique culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary: 

    We not I 

    • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive 

    • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective 

    • Information is crucial, share it 

    • Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t 

    Passion for progress 

    • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with 

    • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it 

    • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow 

    • The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress 

    Be your brilliant self 

    • Be quirky not egocentric 

    • Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’ 

    • Make trust our default position 

    • Hold strong opinions lightly 







    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Award
    • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
    • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town center. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

    Cambridge, UK - Global HQ
    Arm Ltd.
    110 Fulbourn Road
    GB-CB1 9NJ
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