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Information Technology Program Manager

Company: GILLIG
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA.
About the Role:
As the IT Program Manager, you will be leading information system (IS) and technology initiatives that drive value and continuous improvement to GILLIG stakeholders. You will lead, facilitate, and collaborate with cross-functional business partners to drive change in processes, systems, and technology. You will execute all aspects of project management including defining and preparation of the business case, scope, business requirements, presentations and project materials for the Director of IT, CFO and IT Steering Committee. - -You will be responsible for preparing project timelines, return on investment (ROI) analysis, budgets, and resource allocation, and provide oversight and reporting of the IT portfolio of initiatives. -The IT Program Manager will report to the Director of IT and will be instrumental in delivering IT strategic goals and roadmap.
The Day to Day:
--- Serve as the primary point of contact and a close business partner across all GILLIG departmental IS and technology projects--- Responsible for planning, directing, and executing a portfolio of IT strategic projects to ensure the projects are delivered on time, on budget meet defined objectives and stakeholder expectations--- Assist IT Director and collaborate with the full IT team in shaping the IT strategic goals, roadmap and technology and process improvements--- Work and collaborate with cross functional business partner to prepare and present project materials including project charters, business cases, return on investment estimates, timelines, resource allocation, training, budgets, etc., and report out in IT Steering Committee meetings for approval--- You will create, maintain, and present key project status updates and metrics to stakeholders and steering committees--- Participate in continuous improvement projects and events at GILLIG--- You will coordinate testing and acceptance of new or updated technologies--- You will define and coordinate training for new technologies introduced by IT projects
We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visas now or in the future.
About You:
--- BBA/BAD in Information Systems or other business degree preferred, MBA a plus--- Minimum of 5-7 years of IT or IS project management experience--- Minimum of 3-5 years of proven project and program management experience--- Six Sigma Lean / Agile / Continuous Improvement experience a plus--- Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook required--- Project management, business administration development and/or implementation experience with an ERP (i.e. Infor, SAP or Oracle), CRM (i.e. SalesForce.com) or PLM (i.e. Team Center) a plus--- Ability to continuously improve processes, reporting and visual management to allow management to make effective decision--- Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills--- Ownership skills demonstrating initiative and drive--- Excellent organization and time management skills--- Teamwork skill set and ability to build impactful working relationships with both internal and external customers and business partners--- Proven experience managing a team
About the environment:
--- Typical working hours: 6:00am - 3:00pm or 7:00am - 4:00pm, willing to work overtime when needed--- Must be able to lift 25 lbs.--- Travel is minimal, however wiling to travel as needed.--- Working environment is primarily indoors (office and production environment), however, at times may require time spent outdoors--- Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; occasionally kneel or squat

Keywords: GILLIG, Livermore , Information Technology Program Manager, Executive , Livermore, California

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