• Sr Project Manager - PMO

    Job Locations US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    2018-33426
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Information Technology
    Travel
    0-10%
  • Overview

    ​​The Senior Project Manager - Project Management Office (PMO) leads key business and technology initiatives for GM Financial, including large and highly complex IT, and Oracle projects and upgrades. Senior Project Managers are responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of project management on assigned PMO projects, including, but not limited to, project definition, project plans, conducting meetings, documenting requirements, overseeing development, testing, and implementation.  This senior level position applies a detailed knowledge of the business, technology, and systems development life cycle to produce successful projects.  The Senior Project Manager will support, coach, and mentor less experienced PMO Project Managers and Associate Project Managers.  Additionally, the Senior Project Manager - PMO is part of the IT Services organization and directs project compliance efforts.

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Oversee the overall planning, execution, and control of multiple large to enterprise-sized projects to successful implementation.
    • Follow GM Financial's Project Management Methodology and PMO Standards to ensure project delivery, framework, tasks, activities, and deliverables are represented and accounted for in project plans, timelines, and the system of record.
    • Conduct project kick-off meetings, communicate project expectations, and serve as a single point of contact for projects.
    • Manage schedule,cost, dependencies, and resource utilization using a designated PPM tool.
    • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with the project owners, business partners, IT, vendors, and other project stakeholders.
    • Support, coach, and mentor less experienced PMO Project Managers and Associate Project Managers.
    • Actively participate in evaluating and improving the Project Management Methodology defined by the PMO and utilized by the corporation's project managers.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge

    • Advanced knowledge of the development and execution of a test script and the documentation of findings effectively
    • Knowledge of the development and execution of a test script and the documentation of findings effectively
    • Demonstrated success in project management
    • Support-level knowledge of HP Quality Center ALM, UFT, and associated Add-Ins
    • High level understanding of technology infrastructure, security concepts and platforms
    • Understanding of technology infrastructure, security concepts and platforms
    • Advanced knowledge of the financial industry
    • Knowledge of the financial industry
    • Advanced knowledge of regulatory compliance of applicable state and federal lending laws
    • Knowledge of regulatory compliance of applicable state and federal lending laws
    • Exhibit in-depth knowledge of GM Financials core business functions, policies and procedures
    • Advanced knowledge of infrastructure systems
    • Knowledge of infrastructure systems
    • Support-level knowledge of a PPM Tool and SharePoint Services
    • Advanced knowledge of the software development process and industry standards to support the processes
    • Knowledge of Windows, Linux, Networking, Load Balancing, Firewalls and Virtual Machines
    • Knowledge of Storage Solutions, IP Telephony, MS Exchange and Dialer systems

    Skills

    • Ability to analyze, see the big picture of workflow business processes and how they interface within the company infrastructure
    • Ability to make decisions
    • Ability to produce executive-level reports using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
    • Strong ability to produce executive-level reports using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills
    • Good problem solving and multi-tasking skills
    • Computer proficiency in MS Office
    • Good computer skills in MS Office
    • Advanced computer skills in MS Office
    • Experience with technical writing
    • Good experience with technical writing
    • Strong experience with technical writing
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to work well with others in teams and collaborative work situations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Written and verbal communication skills
    • Organization and prioritization abilities

    Education

    • High School Diploma and equivalent Project Management experience. required
    • Associate Degree or equivalent Project Management experience. preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent Project Management experience. preferred

    Experience

    • 5-7 Years experience in an IT Project Manager role Preferred

    Work Condition

    • Subject to stressful situations;Fast-paced office environment;Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers;Work a flexible schedule including extended business hours, weekends and holidays;Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours;Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems

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