Sunday , January 29 2023

General Motors Careers – Program Manager

Website General Motors

Job Description:

GM Technology and Operations are looking for dynamic, experienced Information Technology (IT) Senior Program Managers to lead teams of Project Managers and Scrum Masters who thrive on creating a climate of inclusion, trust, and productivity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead team to achieve on time and high-quality delivery of initiatives
  • Lead strategic process and systems discussions with senior leadership
  • Investigate and detail sophisticated business processes
  • Responsible for ensuring that all business results are identified and accounted for in the project plan with responsibility and due dates
  • Facilitate amicable solutions with the appropriate customer(s) and project sponsor/owner.
  • Identify the roles of project team members, project reporting requirements, organizational structures, frequency of interaction, and training requirements needed for team members
  • Provide mentorship to team on project plan development, issue resolution, and risk identification and mitigation including scope, resource, and schedule
  • Manage the identification, documentation, and traceability of business requirements
  • Resolve raised issues and roadblocks of a technical or organizational nature
  • Facilitate decision making among GM representatives to develop project scope of work documents and project plans based upon requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience leading diverse cross functional teams, communicating with directors, creatively mitigating issues, and able to span detail to summary level discussions
  • Validated work experience working as a Project Manager / Program Manager with a successful project delivery record bring to bear different software development methodologies, specifically Iterative, Incremental, and Agile
  • 10+ years of confirmed experience in SDLC (software development life cycle) project management for an Automotive, Manufacturing or related industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or an equivalent education, training, certification, and experience
  • Expert in Program Management tools (such as Azure DevOps, MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of business process fundamentals, including requirements elicitation, customer collaboration, effective and timely communications, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated and proven in-depth knowledge of project management fields (e.g. PMBOK, Schedule, Scope, Quality, HR, Communications, etc.) and measuring project success factors
  • Strong skills in problem solving and predictive analysis, specifically on software development and deployment projects, resource/staffing management
  • Ability to work with business interface teams, business leads, development & QA teams, and interlock resource managers to estimate cost and negotiate requirements to minimize project impact and manage expectations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated strength in critical skills such as collaboration and analytical capability

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in SAFE methodology and certification (e.g., RTE)
  • PMP and Scrum Master certification
  • Experience with HP Program and Project Management (PPM) software
  • Relevant domain / business process knowledge
  • Experience with TFS or AzureDevOps Server 2019
  • Experience coaching Agile practices
  • Masters/advanced degree in related area

Job Details:

Company: General Motors

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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