ADAS Group Program Manager

Job Description

Hybrid, reporting to a specific location where work needs to be performed / collaboration should happen (regardless this location is within a hub) and without regard to where a candidate lives (some employees may end up hybrid who live more than 50 miles away but where business needs dictate them to be onsite at a specific location three days per week).

  • This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to GM Sunnyvale Technical Center or Warren Technical Center (WTC) or Milford Proving Grounds (MPG) three times per week, at minimum
  • This Job may be eligible for relocation benefits

About the Role:

As the Lead Technical Program Manager for ADAS, your role entails overseeing strategic planning and executing technical and integrated SW milestones for the deployment of automated driving features. We're seeking someone with extensive program management expertise, adept at cross-functional leadership. Our ideal candidate embodies a proactive approach, tackling tasks with enthusiasm and a commitment to achieving perfection. 



Responsible for executing individual programs and leading the program management team, partnering with cross-functional stakeholders to create program strategies, and paving the way for profitable implementation of planned business activities. As a lead program manager, you will be expected to lead and mentor a team of program managers. 

Role Description 

  • Build and lead a team (6-8) of program managers 

  • Lead programs from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation 

  • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure that projects adhere to scope, schedule, and budget 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and PMO ops to develop communication channels including dashboards and presentations 

  • Foster collaboration between cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and seamless execution of program plans  

  • Analyze program status and, when necessary, revise the scope, schedule, or budget to ensure that program objectives can be met 

  • Establish and maintain relationships with relevant client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on program status and changes 

  • Lead process creation and documentation for program-related activities 

  • Communicate program outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels and escalate issues, as necessary, according to program work plan

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications): 

  • 10+ years of project/program management or related experience 

  • 2+ years of team lead or people management experience 

  • Bachelor degree In Engineering, Business, Computer Science or related field 

  • Experience leading projects with technical and non-technical teams 

  • Experience defining, documenting, and providing guidance on processes 

  • Proven success working with all levels of management 

  • Experience developing and maintaining partnerships with third-party resources 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Excellent presentation skills 


What will give you a competitive edge (Preferred Qualifications): 

  • MBA 

  • PMP Certification 

  • Experience managing enterprise software programs 

  • Experience administrating and configuring Jira, Azure DevOps or similar tools 


COMPENSATION: The median level of salary $152,100 to 232,900 compensation for this role is Annually

BONUS POTENTIAL: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

BENEFITS: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.


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Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

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We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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