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Sr. IT Project Manager

Description

Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite  1-3 times per week .

In recent years, GM Information Technology has successfully executed the largest IT transformation in the history of the automotive industry, fully insourcing what once was a nearly completely outsourced IT function.  Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops and maintains all IT infrastructure, applications and solutions enabling GM’s global operations.  From designing and building the next generation of electric and other vehicles to developing a world-class GM experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet.  Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, supercomputing, cloud, vehicle engineering and real-time computing.  We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to advance their careers and be a part of an IT organization focused on innovation, speed and business value.

About the role:

Sr. Project Managers are responsible for the delivery of the output/product of select programs, which will involve managing a portfolio of projects. Coordinate the teams who are working on the various projects. Runs medium to large scale IT projects from beginning to end. Ability to influence and lead team members and others who are not direct reports, along with the ability to coordinate multiple initiatives simultaneously in a highly dynamic environment with changing priorities and schedules. This person will be supporting the Customer Care Aftersales and Warranty group.

Responsibilities:

  • Able to manage three projects simultaneously for one or more functional areas

  • Must know the Software Development Life Cycle

  • Responsible for ensuring that all business deliverables are identified and accounted for in the project plan with responsibility and due dates

  • Continuously supervise and report on project status

  • Provide mentorship and support during execution of change management activities

  • Gain an understanding of program workstreams/projects to be able to assist in identification and management of issues and risks

  • Developing breakthrough reviews for the key achievements and ensures the team is on track to deliver

  • Developing tracking scorecards and metrics to illustrate status and ownership

  • Prepare presentations for various levels of leadership

  • Align cross-functional business and technical teams to help ensure alignment of goals and to help resolve conflicting priorities

  • Assist Workstream Leaders in balancing multiple efforts simultaneously across a broad range of functions, business and organizational units


Additional Description

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7+ years’ experience in IT project management managing medium to large-scale projects using waterfall, iterative, and agile methodologies

  • Strong proficiency with MS Project and Office suite

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required

  • Experience in measuring project success factors with respect to cost, schedule and quality, i.e. product requirements quality, test quality and code quality

  • Strong skills in problem solving, predictive analysis, specifically on software development/deployment projects, resource/staffing management

  • Proven experience working with business teams, business analyst, development & QA teams, interlock, and vendor

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated and proven in-depth knowledge of project management subject areas. PMP, CSM (or similar certification).

  • Experience with HP Program and Project Management (PPM) software, preferred

  • Experience with TFS or AzureDevOps Server 2019, preferred

  • Supply Chain and Logistics, Warehousing, Order Management experience a plus.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.