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Project Manager, PMO

Job Number:  58526
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT USA - Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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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 / Business Analyst is responsible for the coordination, implementation and execution of IT (digital, transformational) projects in Global IT. For Magna this role requires a strong analytical skill-set to be able to work on business requirements together with our cross-functional business ensuring consistency with the Magna Global IT strategy, commitments, and goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and implementation of multiple IT business projects or strategic initiatives within the Global 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 Global 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.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT projects with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices project management and organizational change management.
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, methodology development and application evaluation.
  • 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 & Competencies

  • Excellent MS Office knowledge.
  • MS Project experience is an advantage.
  • Basic Understanding of IT Infrastructure, network, databases, web applications.
  • Basic Understanding of data integration within application frameworks.
  • Understanding development languages is an asset.
  • Profound English communication skills (written and spoken).

Additional Information

Regular travel up to 25% of the time.

For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.


We offer attractive benefits (e.g. employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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