General Motors Project Manager - Infotainment - ENG0040079 in Warren, Michigan
Project Manager: Infotainment - Virtual Cockpit
The Project Manager's main products will be the Cluster and Radio within the Virtual Cockpit. The PM will plan, execute, and finalize a complex infotainment solution for GM according to strict deadlines and budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of multiple engineering teams and third-party vendors in order to deliver a solution according to plan that meets all requirements. In addition define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
•Direct and manage project development from concept phase to launch.
•Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholders.
•Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
•Effectively communicate project expectations to proper engineering teams and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
•Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
•Set and continually manage project expectations with engineering teams and other stakeholders.
•Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate engineering teams.
•Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
•Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
•Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
•Track project milestones and deliverables.
•Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
•Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
•Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
•Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
•Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise engineering team members and vendors, influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
•Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
•Minimum bachelor's degree. Advanced degrees preferred.
•Operating systems experience with, POSIX, QNX, Linux or Android.
•Solid working knowledge of current infotainment technologies, including Bluetooth, Voice Recognition, Wi-Fi, Navigation and application development.
•Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
•Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
•Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
•Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
•Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
•Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, vehicle teams, and other internal departments.
•Strong written and oral communication skills.
•Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
•Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
•Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
•5 years direct work experience in an automotive infotainment project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.