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At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview


Project Management Lead (PMO Lead) is a global partner managing a team of project managers that drive the execution of new product development (NPD). Creates an environment of predictable, timely, cost effective project execution, using the LEANPD process. The PMO Lead is also the Engineering Global Process Owner for the BU. The PMO Lead has excellent communication skills with the ability to present accurately and clearly to all levels of the organization. Responsible for achieving NPD goals across the global portfolio.  


The PMO is tasked with driving execution without direct control, holding team members accountable for project deliverables, and managing stakeholders. Driven to achieving projects goals through risk mitigation, within a culture of continuous improvement.



  • Leads the development and implementation of project management processes, methods, tools, and standards that supports all project teams and stakeholders to successfully deliver project objectives
  • Directs global projects through project managers in the PMO
  • Proactively works with all functions in managing resources and tasks for the projects
  • Manages risk and mitigation across the global project portfolio
  • Defines and Drives PMO best practices, including data integrity
  • Interacts with executives and functional managers
  • Provides regular health checks of the portfolio and KPIs to all stakeholders          
  • Responsible for enabling and mentoring a high performing team which will deliver on business vision and financial objectives
  • Represents the BU in the PMO Center of Excellence, the Engineering Analytics Community, and the Engineering Excellence Committee
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement in PMO, as TEOA Practitioner
  • Negotiates tradeoffs and manages risk to achieve project goals and outcomes.
  • Overall Responsibility for planning, staffing, budgeting and managing expenses of the PMO
  • Engineering Process Owner for the BU

What your background should look like:



  • Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in Engineering, Science or Business.
  • Formal project management education and/or PMP/PgMP Certification



  • Has 5+ Years of experience managing global project/program with supervisory experience
  • At least 3 - 5 years experience in mechanical and / or electrical engineering related positions
  • At least 3 - 5 years experience in TE related industries such as Energy, Utilities and Industrial markets.
  • At least 3 - 5 years experience with medium and / or high voltage products such as insulators, arrestors and cable accessories.


Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  74149
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Project Manager, Manager, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Technology, Management

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