Assistant Program Manager - GM Defense

General Motors

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Multiple Locations (Remote)

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    Position summary

    innovative products across a full spectrum of capabilities - integrated vehicles, electrification, autonomy, robotics, and security.

    The Role:

    GM Defense is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual looking for an opportunity that will allow them to showcase their talents and have an impact in a strategic growth area. Our ideal candidate thrives in ambiguity and demonstrates problem-solving leadership with limited oversight.

    The GMD Assistant Program Manager will support the execution of vehicle programs after contract award, from product development and production to sustainment in the field. The role requires planning, developing and analyzing information necessary to support program leadership decisions regarding the product and business.

    The role requires independent judgment and considerable creativity to solve unique execution and business opportunities and excellent organization skills to document program decisions regarding product content and strategies.

    What You'll Do:

    • Coordinate Program Execution Team (PET) agenda, facilitate meetings, and document decisions

    • Function in an advisory capacity to other functions supporting the Product Execution Team

    • Manage Program Notebook and Product Program Content (PPC)

    • Support product change management in adherence with GMD processes and to contractual requirements, and also in coordination with the Vehicle Description System (VDS)

    • Update and communicate program schedule to internal and external customers

    • Support development of programmatic deliverables, in accordance with contractual requirements

    • Engage with government's APM on program execution topics and issue resolution

    • Perform detailed monitoring and tracking of program status/readiness to internal and external deliverables, escalating to PM as required

    • Prepare presentations for internal gate reviews and external government leadership reviews, coordinating material from all cross-functional areas

    • Handle a variety of non-recurring special assignments

    • Support and backup Program Manager

    Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities:

    • Bachelor of Science degree

    • Minimum of 5 years of automotive experience with working level knowledge/experience in vehicle development and product launches

    • High level of independent judgment and analytical ability to solve unique problems

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • High level of interpersonal skills

    • Highly effective in ambiguous environments

    • Ability to maintain effectiveness in fast-paced, changing environment

    • Strong organizational skills

    What Will Give You A Competitive Edge:

    • Experience working in the government or defense space

    • Program Management experience

    • People Leader experience

    • MS Project proficiency

    • Familiarity of the defense industry, including knowledge of Business Development, Planning, Portfolio Planning, Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Accounting, Purchasing and Supply Chain

    Compensation:

    The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of New York, Colorado, California, or Washington.

    • The salary range for this role is $93,400 - $149,200. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

    • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual
      performance.

    Benefits:

    GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

    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. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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    Diversity Information

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (U.S.)

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    Why you should apply for a job to General Motors:

  • 53% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 71% would recommend this company to other women
  • 89% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Work Appropriately philosophy gives employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact to achieve their goals.
  • Our future is all electric and we aspire to zero tailpipe emissions by 2035.
  • Paid Family Leave provides employees up to 12 weeks of paid time off to support a new child or care for relatives with a health condition.