Our Program Managers lead Project Management and drive global, cross-functional teams, from business award through product launch to successfully deliver advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) to enhance vehicle safety within the consumer market with ground-breaking technology.
Lead and supervise Project Managers to achieve organization goals and commitments.
Play a critical role as coach and mentor to develop team members.
Project capacity resource management (planning, tracking, anticipating needs, escalating gaps – partner with Chief Engineers and Managers).
Support new business development activities (resource estimations, project timing, customer requirements analysis)
Support project execution through the proactive management of deliverable performance from business award through end-of-life.
Champion Overall Project Plan and Reviews
Risk Management through cross-functional problem solving and mitigation strategy development
Champion cross-functional team discussions to ensure cooperation with the relevant technical experts (Engineering Project Leader, Quality, Sales, SCM, Manufacturing, etc..) is achieved to drive expected progress of product development and achieve overall project milestones
Assess critical path and project risks/issues while aligning with stakeholders to deliver flawless execution
Develop relationship with customer and engage with regularly for all Project activity
Effectively manage customer and ensure communication alignment between stakeholders
Prepare status reports for assigned project activities (Executive Reports, open issues/key actions, critical path, issues/risk, progress vs. KPI’s, etc.)
Escalate risks/issues as needed to protect project commitments
Ensure proper staffing is in alignment with key areas - resource planning/projects goals
Meet investment spending and financial statistics from Project Award through CAPEX planning and tracking and spend contribution
Lead by example to develop a “one team” mindset and environment
Provide feedback into processes as lessons learned to improve future project and organizational performance
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in an appropriate technical or business-based field
Demonstrated success in roles that include project management and delivery
Strong customer interface skills
Methodical approach to problem solving
High level of communication skills, on all seniority levels, both internally and externally
Proficiency in Project Management productivity applications, including Project, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.
Additional Background Preferences:
Experience in automotive industry and product related knowledge (system, electronics or SW product development)
Strong coaching, influencing and negotiation skills in an environment where resources may not be in direct control of this role
Must be a team player; must demonstrate a willingness to work with and assist colleagues, focusing on continuous improvement of project quality, processes and relationships
Other important skills:
Excels under pressure and in fast-paced work environment
Building collaborative/partnering business relationships
Flexible, adaptable and open to change
Proactive and self-motivated
Aptiv Rewards and Advantages
Competitive compensation with bonus potential
Learning and development opportunities
Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers
Recognition for innovation and excellence
Opportunities to give back to the community
Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world
Relocation assistance may be available
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Parental leave, etc.)
Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.
Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.
Some see technology. We see a way to make connections.
At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 160,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.
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