Information Technology Program Manager

  • Confidential
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Nov 10, 2019
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Job Description

My client is seeking an IT Program Manager in the Metro Detroit area to run a new start-up operation. The desired candidate must have program management and implementation experience in the automotive sector. Qualified candidates may contact me directly privately via LinkedIn messaging. Competitive pay and benefits.


Job Summary:

· Manage information technology, computer systems and implementations

· Control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations

· Manage IT staff and contractors

· Coordinate, plan, and lead computer-related activities

· Help determine the IT needs for the organization

· Responsible for implementing computer systems to fulfill the organization's IT's requirements


Talent Overview:

We are looking for an Automotive IT Manager with program management implementation track record to be responsible and accountable for the smooth transition in running of our computer systems within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs and timelines. You will supervise the implementation and maintenance of our company's computing needs. The successful candidate will have improved skills, a proven professional experience and a detailed knowledge of industry's best practice processes.


Key Responsibilities:

· Manage information technology and computer systems

· Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations

· Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures

· Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems

· Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy

· Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time

· Audit systems, assess their outcomes, recommend information technology strategies, evaluate trends, anticipate requirements, deliver IT best practices and drive out cost

· Preserve assets, implement disaster recovery and back-up global procedures and information security and control structures

· Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness


Key Requirements:

· Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS or similar field

· 5+ years of experience in related field

· Strong technical problem solving and communication skills

· Proven work experience as an IT Manager in automotive and/or relevant experience

· Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems

· Program management implementation experience in automotive corporate and manufacturing operations

· Expertise in data centre management and data governance

· Up to date on global security requirements both internal and end consumer

· Knowledge and management of Cloud based solutions across the entire enterprise

· Knowledgeable across multiple systems and how to connect platforms plus instruct teams on using the platforms

· Understand code on back end of systems and ability to do it

· Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation

· Ability to manage personnel and contractors

· PLEX and MRP Software experience/knowledge desired