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Program Manager (Japanese Speaking a MUST)

Company: Ushr Inc
Location: Livonia
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary Must speak fluent Japanese. The Program Manager will organize and coordinate programs. Provide strategic guidance -to teams and develop efficient strategies and tactics to ensure project success. Main Duties and Responsibilities -

  • Work closely with project sponsor, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives.
  • Partner with project teams for optimal return-on-investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives
  • Identify key requirements needed from cross-functional teams and external vendors.
  • Develop and manage budget for projects and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives.
  • Work with other program managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the department.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders.
  • Effectively negotiate issues with the customer & internal teams
  • Primary contact for the customer for all program related items Skills and Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree business administration or in engineering or higher or equivalent work experience.
    • 5-8 years of experience working in a program/project manager role, ideally across teams -dispersed globally for automotive OEMs or automotive suppliers
    • PMI/PMP certification is a plus.
    • Automotive product development experience required with program launch experience. - Program Management of Software Projects highly desirable.
    • Automated Driving Systems experience highly desirable.
    • GIS/Map product knowledge highly desirable.
    • Organized with excellent written & verbal communication skills, good attention to detail, interpersonal skills and demonstrable success in engineering leadership roles.
    • Ability to influence without authority, working with technical and multi-functional teams who do not - - - -report into this role to accomplish objectives and associated deliverables.
    • Fluently speaks Japanese (business and technical)
    • Strong and effective decision-making skills. Work Environment This position requires several hours of sitting and viewing a computer screen. May require lifting 30 pounds or more. Assets -
      • Supervisory experience a plus
      • Experience working with clients/customers in the auto industry. Disclaimer This job description is not designed to be a complete list of all activities required to be successful in the above position. Ushr retains the right to change or assign other activities to this position. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Ushr Inc, Livonia , Program Manager (Japanese Speaking a MUST), Executive , Livonia, Michigan

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