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Project Manager (Automotive Industry)

  • Location: Plano, Texas, 75024
  • Salary: 65.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

This international industry leader has an immediate long-term contract opportunity in Plano, TX for a Project Manager.  Will be working temporarily remote but must be willing to work onsite in Plano post-COVID.  Responsibilities include:
  • Program Facilitation:
    • Facilitation and organization of Program Cadences (Review, Planning, Refinements), Executive Updates, Quarterly Planning.
    • Facilitate info flow and planning between program and products and vendors.
  • Program Tracking and Priorities Visibility:
    • Tracking overall schedule, progress, and impact to program delivery.
    • Help the program visualize and understand priorities, for effective backlog planning across program and product teams.
    • Support Program Leaders and CPOs in pivoting priorities as needed, based on overall capacity and risks, with frequent inspection/adaption.
    • Help teams surface and track issues related to product view with a focus on impact to customer experience.
    • Audit support 
    • Progress Reporting (% complete on integrated deliveries for each milestone)
    • Standardize reporting expectations.
  • Communication & Collaboration:
    • Continuous interface and interaction with Release and Defect management
    • Escalation mitigation for delivery and defects as surfaced from Issue Mgmt and Program Testing Teams
    • Raising and driving Swarms for increased E2E collaboration between internal teams and vendors
    • Drive collaboration and communication necessary to ensure delivery success, including success management of risk and dependencies.
    • Communicating and organizing demos and impacts, reviews, and regular program summaries
    • Actively contribute to advancing our lean processes to drive efficiency and improve effectiveness while supporting organic maturation of teams.
    • Inspect and identify continuous improvements between vendors and internal teams- tools, logs, process.
    • Bilingual not required but would definitely be a bonus if available.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree is must.
  • 8-10+ years Project Management experience.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • Implementation experience is preferred.