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Group Program Manager - Maps & Software Delivery

  • Location
    • Austin, Texas
    • Mountain View, California
    • Roswell, Georgia
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Responsible for executing individual programs and leading the program management team, partnering with cross-functional stakeholders to create program strategies, and paving the way for profitable implementation of planned business activities. As a lead program manager, you will be expected to lead and mentor a team of program managers. There are 2 openings tied to this posting: Maps and Software Delivery. The Maps domain covers legacy and new applications, services, and platforms globally. The Software Delivery domain covers the development of firmware updates platform inclusive of Manufacturing, Service and OTA.

  • Build and lead a team (6-8) of program managers
  • Lead programs from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure that projects adhere to scope, schedule, and budget
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and PMO ops to develop communication channels including dashboards and presentations
  • Foster collaboration between cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and seamless execution of program plans 
  • Analyze program status and, when necessary, revise the scope, schedule, or budget to ensure that program objectives can be met
  • Establish and maintain relationships with relevant client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on program status and changes
  • Lead process creation and documentation for program-related activities
  • Communicate program outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels and escalate issues, as necessary, according to program work plan

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • 10+ years of project/program management or related experience
  • 2+ years of team lead or people management experience
  • Bachelors degree In Engineering, Business, Computer Science or related field
  • Experience leading projects with technical and non-technical teams
  • Experience defining, documenting, and providing guidance on processes
  • Proven success working with all levels of management
  • Experience developing and maintaining partnerships with third-party resources
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills

What will give you a competitive edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • MBA
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience managing enterprise software programs
  • Experience administring and configuring Jira, Azure DevOps or similar tools

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proven team leadership and people management skills
  • A positive attitude; committed to making a difference
  • Critical thinking skills; willing to offer ideas, opinions, and judgments
  • Self-starter; driven to achieve        
  • Ability to work comfortably and effectively with senior leaders

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