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Project Manager, PMO

Job Number:  51576
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT China - Minhang
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Shanghai, CN

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Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation and execution of IT projects in Magna IT. For Magna this role requires a strong analytical skillset to be able to work on business requirements together with our cross-functional business ensuring consistency with the Magna IT strategy, commitments and goals. For this position we are searching for a PM to manage HR / Payroll / IT projects.

Key Responsibilities

•    Planning and implementation of multiple IT business projects or strategic initiatives within the Magna IT.
•    Manage project scope, budget and timelines to meat goals and deliverables.
•    Develop full scale project plans.
•    Track project tasks and resource using appropriate tools.
•    Develop statement of requirements together with functional teams.
•    Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders.
•    Lead consistent steering committee update meetings with the project sponsors to review project status, key risks/issues and associated mitigation strategies.
•    Work closely together with business departments as well as Magna IT departments like enterprise architecture, IT Infrastructure or IT Solutions, Software architecture.
•    Provide direction and support to project team.
•    Implement and manage project changes to achieve project outputs.
•    Project evaluations and assessment of results.

Knowledge and Education

•    Completion of a degree in Computer Science – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
•    Project management professional (PMP) designation, CAPM, PMP or equivalent certification is an asset 

Work Experience

•    Minimum 3 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT projects with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups.
•    Payroll project experience or project experience in the area of HR is preferred. 
•    Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices project management and organizational change management.
•    Proven experience with business and requirements analysis.
•    Project management and supervisory principles and practices to supervise project staff and coordinate multiple complex projects under pressure to meet schedule and budget commitments.
•    Project experience based on technologies like MS SQL based web applications, MS Azure, MS PowerBI is an asset.

Skills and Competencies

•    Excellent MS Office knowledge.
•    MS Project experience is an advantage.
•    Basic Understanding of attendance and payroll policy in China is preferred. 
•    Basic Understanding of IT Infrastructure, network, databases, web applications, data integration.
•    Profound English communication skills are an asset.
•    “Hands-on” mentality 
•    Functional understanding of processes
•    Planning and organizing.
•    Communication skills.
•    Delegation.
•    Team work.
•    Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, decision making.
•    Negotiation skills and political acuity to ensure that conflicts project and stakeholder requirements are managed to ensure a successful outcome.
•    Interpersonal and oral/written communication skills to make presentations to senior management and other senior stakeholders.
•    Adaptability.
•    Stress tolerance.

Additional Information

Regular overnight travel 10-25% of the time. 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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