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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

IT Project Manager

United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.   

 

At Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, you will be part of a global, diverse team. A team that is truly dedicated to anticipating and re-imagining how society will live and work inside the vehicles of tomorrow.

 

An integral part of our team of almost 30,000 employees in 17 countries across the world, you will build strong, personal relationships as you work together to push the boundaries of innovation. The environment will be fast-paced, exciting, challenging, but you will be inspired to adapt and evolve.

 

Opportunity is yours. Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Position Overview:

 

Management of Project Budgets, multiple projects or small programs. Responsible for full life-cycle of projects from initiation to completion.  Apply IT project management methodology and appropriate project management framework for all projects using established project standards).  Develop requests for proposal (RFPs).  Successfully initiate, plan, execute and close all project deliverables as committed.

 

Responsible for managing the overall planning, execution and delivery of projects including:

1. Defining the project charter, roles, tasks, milestones, budgets and measures of success2. Developing project estimates and plans to manage the end-to end project execution3. Ensuring client requirements are captured accurately and completely4. Creating and maintaining project documentation5. Facilitating day-to-day coordination while adhering to standards and sponsor expectations6. Acting as the link between the assigned project resources and key stakeholders7. Ensuring project closure including completion of lessons learned and required documentation8. Use disciplined project management methodology to define scope, develop project plan, and execute projects that adhere to guidelines and deliver within cost and schedule9. Strong cross-business unit/IT communication, influence and negotiation required

 

Responsible for tracking project status and managing project issues and risks including:

1. Monitoring projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress/quality, managing issue resolution2. Managing the process to assess gaps and develop action plans to address these gaps3. Monitoring financial delivery and issue management processes, and escalating issues4. Promoting and monitoring compliance activities with audit and information policies5. Develop robust project risk management plans to ensure timely delivery, testing and commissioning of all projects with no impact to business continuity

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; Advance degree in IT related field or MBA preferred 
  • 5-8 Years of Project Management experience in a large multi-unit organization required
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience overseeing large scale projects, global teams, project managers, application leads
  • Project Management Accreditation (APMP, PMI, Prince 2 or equivalent preferred.)
  • Advanced project management skills.  Knowledge of project management vocabulary and terminology.  Mastery of project domain
  • Strong communication, negotiation, analytic, and critical thinking skills.  Ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.  Cultural adaptability.  Virtual and remote team management ability.  Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit.  Flexible and responsive to input
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the specific skills suited to the role
  • Requires national and international travel on a project basis

                                                                             

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Published: 11/21/2016
Job Field: Information Systems
Location: United States - MI - Holland
REQ. NO.: 16000646
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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