• Project Manager - PMO- Infrastructure

    Job Locations US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    2018-33570
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Information Technology
    Travel
    0-10%
  • Overview

    ​The Project Manager - Project Management Office (PMO) leads key business and technology initiatives for GM Financial, including IT projects. 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. Additionally, the Project Manager - PMO is part of the IT Services organization and directs project compliance efforts.

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Manage multiple small to medium-sized software development or implementation projects to successful completion.
    • Follow GM Financial's Project Management Methodology, including documented policies and processes, in developing detailed project plans and completing required project documentation.
    • Conduct project discovery, develop project teams, define objectives and scope, document current and future-state processes, document risks and assumptions, and oversee development, testing, and implementation.
    • Conduct project kick-off meetings, communicate individual roles and project expectations, and serve as a single point of contact for projects.
    • Complete and manage detailed project plans using the designated project and portfolio management software tool.
    • Utilize designated project and portfolio management software tool to report project status, manage issues, and document risks.
    • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with project owners, business functions, IT, vendors, and other project stakeholders.

    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

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience. required
    • Master’s Degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience. preferred

    Experience

    • 2-3 Years experience in a project leadership role.   Required

    Work Condition

    • Occasional overtime or split shifts may be required;Subject to stressful situations;Fast-paced office environment;Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers;Limited travel may be required to support business needs;Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems

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