General Motors
Austin, TX

Digital Business - Vehicle Integration Sr Portfolio Management at General Motors

| Austin, TX
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Description
NOTE: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed. This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 times per week.
About the role:
Senior Vehicle Integration Portfolio Management - Senior Vehicle Integration Portfolio Management Lead will be responsible for leading the GM transformation into a premier software development company. The senior specialist will work with business and technology leaders to operationalize, measure, and improve the principles of GM's SeS transformation. This is a key role that will shape the future of software development at General Motors.
The Software-enabled Services transformation is rethinking how products, services, experiences and journeys that GM has to develop software to enable get delivered to our customers. It is a product-based software approach practiced by leading software companies that GM is adopting across technology and business organizations, enabling GM to be significantly faster to market, embrace test-learn-adapt software deployment approaches, offer richer customer propositions and experiences, and become a dominant force of customer-facing technology products and services.
The Senior Portfolio Management Specialist will be expected to take leadership roles with lines of business and technology delivery organizations (including Engineering, IT) to:
  • Ensure the integrity of the SeS Transformation and Operationalization
  • Lead strategic process and systems discussions with senior leadership and company needs to influence decision-making
  • Manage the ongoing governance, including analytics, product expansions, economic outcomes/modeling and outcome modeling
  • Connect the dots between lines of business, data organizations, engineering communities and IT teams
  • Take on complex special assignments at the direction and lead complex programs and projects.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in a technical discipline or related
  • At least 10 years portfolio management experience
  • Develop communications, training, and best practices materials that advances the understanding of SeS concepts across multiple GM organizations
  • Lead training and seminars to advance understanding of the transformation, roles and responsibilities and implementation
  • Strong experience in communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
  • Manage the capture, codification, and curation of SeS knowledge so it can be shared with organizations throughout GM
  • Develop, document, and implement processes to support the SeS model
  • Identifies and develops methods/insights to measure SeS effectiveness through reporting, KPIs, etc
  • Lead onboarding of newly formed business lines into the SeS model
  • Works across the organization to solve implementation, operational or organization challenges
  • Monitors and measures GM SeS performance against external benchmarks
  • Develops and recommends strategies to improve GM's SeS practices
  • Facilitate cross-business scope reconciliation
  • Facilitate portfolio orchestration between technical organizations
  • Support economic and outcome modeling
  • Establish routines to regularly communicate SeS strategies, outcomes, and performance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A master's degree in a technical discipline
  • Experience managing using PPM, CBA, Portfolio Planning and Execution is a plus
  • Experience implementing and leading a program management office
  • Experience developing and implementing performance analytics
  • Experience modeling economic outcomes

Additional Description
About GM
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
Benefits Overview
The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
Diversity Information
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.
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An Insider's view of General Motors

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

GM has a people-first culture that inspires everyone to help each other and improve themselves. It fosters a workplace of inclusivity instead of focusing solely on company results. I really feel like I am seen as an individual and that my work has an impact at GM.

Navya

Data Analyst, Data Management and Analytics Group

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m currently working on the Cruise AV and Cruise Origin, along with ADAS projects. I enjoy working in the new technology space because it allows me to think creatively and come up with innovative ideas to solve problems.

Victoria

Autonomous Vehicle Validation

How does the company support your career growth?

GM continually allows me the flexibility to pursue a variety of assignments and roles in accordance with my interest and evolving skillset. With each move, I’ve found satisfaction through increased responsibility and overall scope of work. The key to success is understanding the business while building and growing your leadership acumen.

Charles

Program Engineering Manager, Battery Electric Vehicles

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I want my team members to feel like they’re working with me, not for me. So, I make myself vulnerable to my team. I share my failures and ask for help. Likewise, I try to create an open, safe and trusted environment for them to discuss their challenges. I share my success stories to inspire them to realize their career aspirations.

Sri

Director, Ultifi Data Platform Services

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started as a calibration test engineer, then moved into our Immersive Lab, where I leveraged cutting-edge technology to speed up engineering and design processes. Now, I’m using that experience as an Integration Design Engineer in our Advanced Studio. These opportunities enabled my professional growth and I can’t wait for my future in innovation.

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