Program Manager

£TBC pa | Blantyre, Glasgow, G72 0BN | Permanent


Sivers Photonics (a subsidiary of Sivers Semiconductors AB) is the world’s most advanced supplier of customised III-V compound semiconductor laser devices, which are critical to high growth optical communications, sensing and wireless markets.  Our photonic laser devices are enabling next generation applications including artificial intelligence, data-centres and quantum technology.

We are a key strategic supplier to many Fortune 100 and Silicon Valley customers and collaborate with leading academic institutions and industry research centres throughout the world.

From our UK based foundry near Glasgow, Scotland, we provide end-to-end design, manufacture and qualification for early phase prototypes and high-volume production, supporting up to 100mm wafer sizes on InP, GaAs, GaSb and GaN substrates.

We currently employ 77 staff across roles in R&D, wafer fabrication and backend assembly & test, as well as in various commercial roles.


We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Program Manager to be the leader of all program and project management across Sivers Photonics. They will be responsible for continuously imbedding a project led culture and leading the Project Managers in Research, Product and Production Development Programs and projects controlled by a defined phase gate process.

The role will require an element of project management, working with design, development and production departments to plan and oversee Siver’s Photonics projects and activities to meet all KPI objectives, with adherence to the required PMO processes and governance. It will require you to organise people, tasks, and resources to bring the projects to a successful conclusion.



A Technical degree (e.g. Electronics, Physics or other relevant discipline), with at least three years’ experience of managing technical projects and programmes using a structured project management methodology e.g. Phase Gate; Ideally in a semiconductor (class iii-v desired) or electronics environment.

Personal Fit


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.