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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-27044
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Job Title: Project Manager
Work Location: Detroit, MI
  • Works with internal and external clients to create and support the strategic vision for the program, assist clients with business case preparation, strategic and tactical planning as necessary
  • Strategically and proactively manages the program
  • Leads and manages a core team for a suite of Company’s projects and mentors project management competencies
  • Work with team to define, establish and ensure completion of all program milestones and adherence to timelines and budgets, driving them to meet revenue goals and other performance metrics
  • Write detailed project specifications and lead the development and implementation of large complex enterprise software solutions from initial concept discussions through project completion
  • Construct complex business cases
  • Analyze and resolve escalated project issues that have the potential to jeopardize the ability to meet agreed upon deliverables
  • Provide full and accurate program communication with the internal and external clients
  • Leads and manages a client focused project team, driving them to meet revenue goals and other performance metrics
  • Ensure the effective management of day-to-day activities of multiple complex projects
  • Manage client expectations on all program requirements and deliverables.
  • Ensure all applicable processes are consistently applied and the software development methodologies are followed.
  • Direct activities of one or more Project Managers managing large scale or multiple small/medium scale projects
  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of the Company’s software development methodology
  • Research and communicate industry trends and standards to fellow Project Managers and the project team
  • Consistently gather weekly status reports for projects, draft program report, determining when to escalate issues to appropriate levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability in managing external client expectations on program requirements and deliverables
  • Ability to implement short and long term program objectives and monitor the program effectiveness, striving for continuous program improvement
  • Demonstrated experience in managing, costing, and sizing multiple complex large size projects
  • Subject matter expert in the application of Internet and Information Technology to automotive retailing solutions
  • Demonstrated experience in performing as an enterprise software solutions consultant to external and internal clients, including identifying upsell opportunities
  • Exceptional understanding and mastery of business drivers of program, proactive in optimizing business results
  • 5-7 years of software Engagement, Program and/or Project Management experience
  • 1-3 years of internet experience
  • Expert with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project and Visio
  • Expert in Internet and IT automotive retailing solutions
  • Extensive experience leading a cross-functional teams within a formalized software development methodology
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience, MBA a plus
  • PMP or other industry certification a plus
For more details – please contact:
Devendra Thakur
Direct: 703-889-6830