General Motor

General Motor

Product Owner

Description

The General Motors Dealer, Aftersales and CCA Supply Chain group is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualified individuals for potential future opportunities as a Product Owner. In anticipation of these opportunities becoming available, if you are interested in learning more about GM, completing this profile will allow us to stay connected.

About the Product Owner role-

The Product Owner holds the responsibility for establishing and nurturing relationships with end users (e.g., Business Team/Customer) for medium to large-scale projects. Your main task involves gathering requirements and user stories, then effectively communicating them to both the Enterprise Solutions Delivery and Enterprise Sustain Services teams during the systems development cycle.

The Product Owner will be accountable for building and maintaining the relationship with the end user (i.e. Business Team/Customer) for medium to large scale projects. You will be responsible for eliciting requirements / user stories and representing them to the Enterprise Solutions Delivery and Enterprise Sustain Services teams throughout the systems development cycle. In this role, you will lead requirements elicitation and documentation for one or more medium to large projects with increased complexity. If you're looking to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team, this may be the position for you.

Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Project coordination & execution role for Plan and Define as part of the System Development process

  • Development of business process models, business requirements/user stories (functional and non-functional) and product backlogs

  • Partners with business to ensure comprehensive user acceptance testing/training plans are developed/executed and application is successfully transitioned to production

  • Increased understanding of business issues and data challenges of the business

  • Serves as the requirements liaison between the business community and the IT teams

  • Coordinates with Business on Problem and Incident Management

  • Coordinates project business value/return on investment analysis

  • Supports IT Strategy Development

  • Identifies business strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement

  • Makes recommendations on what projects should be pursued

  • Defines technical roadmap and the required product features to support that roadmap

  • Perform research on new ideas / initiatives the organization may want to pursue

  • Assists with coordination & representation for Change Requests (CRs)

  • Story Acceptance & Validation: Collaborating with teams to agree on accepted story completion, validating adherence to acceptance criteria and ensuring stories comply with the agreed upon Definition of Done.)

  • Technical Knowledge Acquisition: Learning and understanding the technical components, features, and tools of the platform within the broader GM Ecosystem.)
  • Assists with identifying/selecting the best talent. Responsible for directing and prioritizing work, managing performance and providing guidance / coaching to team members. Manages the culture within their team, holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors. Models GM behaviors and creates a winning culture.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Prospective team members possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to develop strong peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability and focus.

  • Additional Description

    Requirements:

  • 3-5 years' work experience with IT Project Execution

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, IT, Engineering, or related and applicable experience

  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Business Process fundamentals; including requirements elicitation, stakeholder collaboration, effective and timely communications, and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated strength in critical skills such as collaboration, written and oral communications, and analytical capability

  • Planning, negotiation and facilitation skills

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple initiatives without direct supervision.

  • In-depth understanding of business issues and data challenges of the organization and industry as a whole

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong Communication (verbal and writing) and analytical skills

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in IT project management, requirements definition, process definition, testing, and IT strategy and roadmap development.

  • Expertise in utilizing requirements tools (Team Foundation)

  • Experience with GM Dealer technology footprint

  • Development experience/background

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies

  • Deep domain / business process knowledge (multi-industry preferred)

  • GM DOES NOT PROVIDE IMMIGRATION-RELATED SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS ROLE. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU WILL NEED GM IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.

    Compensation: The expected base compensation for this role is : $90,200 - $144,100 . Actual base compensation within the identified 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.

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    Job details

    Title

    Product Owner

    Employer

    General Motor

    Location

    United States

    Published

    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 15, 2023

    Job type

    Senior

    Field

    Engineering

    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.

     

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