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Product Manager - Vehicle Shop

Company: General Motors
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategy:

Hybrid: 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 or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite 3 times per week.

Locations: Warren, MI; Austin, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Atlanta, GA

Key responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have a technical background with the ability to perform Technical Feasibility, Sponsoring Proof of Concepts, Design Test and Learn, Backlog Grooming, Integration with Technical Teams, Launch Readiness, System Performance and Usage Analysis. The candidate will also engage with engineering and business leadership on the IT solution, product roadmap(s) and technology capabilities. This role requires the ability to drive the Agile process within IT as well as support the broader Line of Business team within the product development and delivery framework. The candidate will be expected to expertly:

* Establish and own product area objectives and key results (OKR's) and build plans that deliver on those results
* Effectively work and partner with customers, stakeholders, and engineering teams to deliver large or significant features successfully
* Effectively communicate verbally and in writing to all audiences - capturing customer needs through well-defined Epics and Features to build world class experiences
* Influence technical priorities and business strategy by using quantitative and qualitative data
* Proactively identify risks and bring them to the attention of your team and/or stakeholders with plan for mitigation before they become roadblocks
* Display a proven track record to communicate complicated concepts clearly and present to all levels of the organization
* Utilize Azure DevOps tool to author roadmaps, epics, features, and other strategic documentation
* Use Agile practices to prioritize and lead the product backlog across all enterprise needs to drive efficient development activities
* Establish success metrics for product performance and maintain tracking mechanisms for those metrics
* Anticipate and resolve strategic issues that may impair the product/tech team's ability to deliver
* Manage prioritization and trade-offs of a product roadmap to ensure delivery of a great Selling Partner experience
* Actively participate in the mentorship of others
* Collaborate with business partners
* Communicate and influence other organizations without a direct reporting relationship

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree required
* 3+ years of end-to-end Product Management experience: Roadmap strategy, roadmap definition, prioritization, and delivery.
* Strong analytical and quantitative skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* An obsessive focus on customer feedback and pain points with an inclination to look deeply under the hood

Preferred Qualifications

* MBA or equivalent experience
* Previous product management experience
* Previous experience building systems for automotive dealerships
* Experience with AB Testing, E-commerce or Frontend Consumer Applications
* Passion to build, think big, discern impact, while having high attention to details
* Ability to dive deep into data, technical systems, and customer feedback with equal passion
* Ability to understand and explain complex technical issues and communicate these to both technical and non-technical partner teams to drive resolution

Ability to work and collaborate across a wide range of stakeholders in different teams/ organizations/locales and inspire action in others, with or without a direct reporting line

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

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, "protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.

Keywords: General Motors, Phoenix , Product Manager - Vehicle Shop, Executive , Phoenix, Arizona

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