Project Manager

Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan
Posted On: 10/11/2017
Job Code: 5554_PM_MI
Job Description
TITLE Delivery Lead
DESCRIPTION Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of multiple projects, or a single large
project, to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within
prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Has overall responsibility for
planning, directing, and coordinating activities for business and IT related
projects. Ensures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business
objectives. Is responsible for managing the team that develops and carries out
business or IT projects. Monitors project activities; ensuring the currency, quality,
and integrity of the information; and providing consistency in content look and
feel across the organization. The individual will be responsible to ensure that
project results meet customer expectations and adhere to internal standards and
RESPONSIBILITIES • Leadership of concurrent projects or a single larger project
• Management of the project team
• Management of cost, schedule, performance, quality, and risk parameters
• Assess the customer requirements; analyze the architecture of business
events and data that supports the architecture; evaluates possible solutions;
and presents recommendations to management
• Manages all aspects of systems analysis, design, development, installation,
maintenance, and enhancement for mission-critical application systems for
an assigned unit / area / or project
• Develops project resource strategies, allocating budget, staff, tools, and
specialized support necessary for cost-effective implementation and
customer training
• Provides positive and effective direction to project team members, and
integrates activities with other business and IT departments to ensure
successful implementation and support of project efforts
• Ensures that application systems are developed in a way that complies with
architectural standards and established methodologies and practices
• Anticipates and identifies issues inhibiting the attainment of project goals;
develops and implements corrective actions as necessary
• Fosters and maintains positive rapport and good relationships with customers
to ensure processes are integrated to support customer service level
• Facilitates a positive team environment
? Ensures alignment of project framework to defined IT&S project and product
managements standards
? Leadership skills that can energize multidiscipline work teams to respond to
business needs
? Strong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning,
and executing large scale projects from vision through implementation,
involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors
? Sound understanding of project management principles and all aspects of the
Project Management
? Technical knowledge with hands-on experience, managing systems
? Strong verbal and written communications skills, with an ability to express
complex technical concepts in business terms
? Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
? Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all
management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment
? Excellent human resource management skills
? MS Project (scheduling and tracking – resource effort level) and MS Office
EXPERIENCE • Minimum of six years of project management:
o On projects that require daily participation from team members in
multiple countries.
o Where development teams are located in separate locations and/or
o Where core Subject Matter Experts are in multiple locations
o demonstrating leadership skills and possessing a track record of
managing technical staff and financial resources through various lifecycle
phases (cross-functional experience highly desirable)
• Experience in Effective Project Implementation / Deployment strategies with
a customer base distributed throughout the US and Canada.
• Experience in Supply Chain processes including: Forecast to Order and
Production to Delivery processes.
• Working knowledge with the application of formal methodologies, for
implementation of Information Systems and associated Business
Transformation/Change Management.
• Experience in highly parallel work environments with projects utilizing
iterative, incremental, and waterfall approaches to achieve their objectives.
• Experience in the both business transformation and information technology
projects is required
• Ten or more years of leadership experience in which one or more of the
following occurred:
o Demonstrated strong abilities in relationship management
o Successfully developed and implemented applications in new
computing architecture environments, using new and emerging
o Demonstrated ability to manage multidiscipline, high-performance
work teams and development groups
o Demonstrated competency in the execution of projects
o Developed efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex
business problems
• A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline,
or equivalent work experience is required (Master's degree or equivalent is
• PMP certification is desirable (active from PMI)
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Architecture,Change Management,CRM,Direct3D,Engineering,Management,Marketing,MS Excel,MS Office,MS PowerPoint,MS Windows,MS Word,Procurement,Product Management,Project Management,Risk Management,Systems Analysis,Training,Windows 2000,Windows 2003,Windows 98

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