Program Lead - Automotive Industry

Job Title: Program Lead - Automotive Industry
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Port Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-03-03
Reference: JO-2003-13775
Contact Name: Elin Gill
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: March 03, 2020 11:47

Job Description

  • Program Lead - Automotive Industry
  • 6 month initial contract
  • Port Melbourne Location
In this role as Program Lead, you will be leading a range of innovative technology programs throughout which will be across managing technology teams, vendors and key stakeholders for both outsourced and internal developments and enhancements.

Previous automotive industry experience is required

Accountabilities of the role:
  • Leading and taking ownership of the delivery of program releases
  • Implementing and reviewing agreed Project Delivery systems, processes and procedures ensuring consistency with set policies and frameworks in order to achieve successful delivery of programs / Releases
  • Senior stakeholder management and reporting against a diverse program structure
  • Successfully build and leverage relationships, locally and globally, whilst being able to develop the roadmap and be accountable for delivery
  • Applying a strong mix of technology and management experience to the planning and coordination of IT Program resourcing
  • Developing, monitoring and managing complex program budgets and commercial agreements
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on overall performance against targets for the programs and recommend and implement countermeasures where required
  • Manage workshops with stakeholders and vendors.
  • Manage the consolidation of reporting for the senior management and executives and other relevant stakeholder including key milestone summaries, key issues, risks, benefits, summary of costs incurred
​Experience required:
  • Previous automotive industry experience
  • Background in delivering complex Application, Integration or Software Programs across cloud and emerging platforms
  • Experience in successfully implementing complex mission-critical IT systems
  • Someone who can deliver, drive a project forward, engage the team and key stakeholders and own the process
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong background in technology and a passion for solving complex problems
  • Sound ability to maintain a key strategic focus by effectively identifying, analysing and prioritising risks/issues impacting the program and reconciling these with internal priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines and managing various tasks at once.
  • Knowledge in governance activities within the Deployment Process & Procedures are implemented in accordance with policies, is preferred.
Elin Gill
IT Recruitment Account Manager
03 8399 9944

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