Senior Program Manager

Ford Motor Company
March 04, 2024
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Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

The Ford Motor Credit Company team helps put people behind the wheels of great Ford and Lincoln vehicles. By partnering with dealerships, we provide financing, personalized service and professional expertise to five thousand dealers and more than four million customers in over one hundred countries around the world.

In this position

  • You will work on managing the governance and maintaining control of highly complex, cross-team, multi-project programs
  • The role will have the ability to directly impact the future of program management practices at Ford Credit and effect a high degree of change across the Ford Credit Engineering teams
  • You will help delivery teams be laser focused on delivering work with quality while maintaining the control of noise in the ecosystem and minimize the affect of it on the core team delivering the work
  • Responsibilities

    What you'll do

  • Be first line of defense to shield delivery teams from planned and unplanned needs for various purposes.
  • Collaborate with Transformation leadership team to develop Objective and Key Results (OKR's) for L4 and below.
  • Manage intake process for the program and coordinate intakes through the phases of assessment, estimation & planning.
  • Manage scope change management practices and drive governance to ensure strong scope change control.
  • Manage Administration and Control of JIRA and Confluence
  • Drive and oversee coordination of cross-functional teams involved in the transformation to support all aspects of the program.
  • Manage the weekly forums of health measurement, dashboard generation, status reporting, risk monitoring, issue escalations, process audit & reporting.
  • Maintain the data sanity in tools like Jira, Confluence & SharePoint.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering, Information Technology, or relevant area of study, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years' experience in engineering, engineering program management, technical program management, product management, or related area
  • Extensive experience using, managing, and supporting teams with Agile program management tools, such as Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Experience of managing the ownership of processes as part of Project Management Office type of organization
  • Even better, you may have

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related area
  • Certification in Project or Program Management such as PMP, etc.
  • Certification in Lean-Agile practices, such as Certified Scrum Master or SAFe.
  • Experience managing complex programs with solutions relying on cloud- native technologies.
  • 15+ years' experience in engineering, engineering program management, technical program management, product management, or related area
  • Extensive experience managing programs supporting Platform service- oriented or SaaS based solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to influence the enterprise.
  • Experience of administration and control of use access, workflows, trackers in JIRA and Confluence
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
  • For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 139 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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