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Title:  Project Manager (m/w/d) - Service Network Expansion - Senior

Location: 

Stuttgart, BW, DE

Date:  Jan 21, 2023

Who are we?

 

MSX is a leading technology – enabled business process outsourcing company that provides state of the art solutions and services to automotive business in more than 80 countries. For over half a century, our strategic solutions have helped car manufacturers and their dealer networks thrive within the evolving automotive industry.

 

Working at MSX means being part of a motivated, successful team. We focus on three key principles: empowering our people to contribute to company development; creating systems and processes that support organizational and personal growth; and fostering people’s growth by promoting an entrepreneurial approach to work.

 

Role Purpose:

 

We are currently looking for a Program or Project Manager (m/w/d) for German Premium OEM based in Stuttgart, the position can be hybrid.  

Global / International Project Manager:

 

  • Project or Program Manager for strategic projects at premium OEMs
  • Concept development for OEM service network, including 3rd providers
  • Identify, analyse, and prepare project potentials and the environment.

 

 

 

Main Responsibilities/Tasks:

 

  • Responsible for delivering the project/concept development in Quality, Cost and Time (QCT);  for delivering the project overall   
  • Responsible for initial, developing, designing, and executing all project/concept steps
  • Monitors progress of national/ international realization regularly
  • Set up and report to Steering Committee on a quarterly/monthly basis incl. gate review meetings
  • Set up and report to Management on a weekly / monthly basis (tbc)
  • Raises all necessary issues and risks at the project/concept level where necessary
  • Lead ad and motivate the team to deliver project goals and objectives
  • Coordinates and ensures that requests by stakeholders (Premium OEM & MSX) will be correctly tackled and answered.
  • Getting buy-in from key stakeholders
  • Follows project/concept rules and procedures, secure escalation, and secure quality
  • Organize and coordinate standard review and (gate) review meetings
  • Set up master documents and infrastructure for the project (SharePoint, visit-report-master, action plan master, dashboards with traffic light...)
  • Support & monitor progress on MSX performance on a roll out on QCT
  • Consolidate minutes/actions lists, follow up and update from status meetings
  • Manage and support with data collecting, preparing, and analyzing  
  • Provide KPI statistics and status meetings
  • Deliver planning and updates (vs. progress).
  • Follow-up activities/performance progress based on planning

 

What do we require from you?

 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in automotive project management, preferably aftermarket, after-sales services; and/or service networks
  • Experience in coaching processes to improve customer focus in PREMIUM OEM dealer networks, preferably in Aftersales at a premium OEM or in an external function for an OEM
  • Desirable, has worked at a premium OEM (group experience useful) at international level
  • Educated as project manager (PMI, PMP, Six Sigma, Houston or inhouse certification) or verifiable, at least 4 successfully completed projects, of which at least 1 with complex facts and one at least with international backgroundà. Projects are to be presented briefly at the interview.
  • Change-Management expertise and re-organization  
  • High level of personal responsibility and pro-activity
  • Accept projects as "own" (buy-in) 
  • Appear respectable (good serosity)
  • International experience; Europe sufficient; lived abroad desirable.
  • Fluent in English (spoken/written) and other languages (esp. French, Spanish, desirable); German is mandatory but need not be a mother tongue.

 

PREMIUM OEM-specific tasks:

 

  • Plan, organise, lead, and track the project/concepts, all activities, and the global project team. 
    • In collaboration with Premium OEM- PM
    • Central coordination of Global project/concept planning with premium OEM headquarters
    • Reporting of the global rollout progress and the defined KPIs, as well as the escalation of problems to Rollout Manager Premium OEM AG
  • Acts as a sparring partner for the project or program manager at the premium OEM
  • Ensuring the necessary knowledge transfers to internal MSX 
  • Ensuring the consistent rollout quality of the local rollouts if needed
  • Managing the local project managers or coordinators in the markets if needed

Not convinced yet?

 

The future of our employees is important to us!

As an international company, MSX offers the opportunity to develop professionally in a global environment and to work with almost all car manufacturers in the world. You can develop yourself on a national and international level.

 

We value your health!

To keep our employees healthy and fit, we offer fresh fruit baskets, nationwide cooperation with selected fitness studios and other measures to promote health, depending on the location. In the event of illness, you are covered by a sick pay allowance for up to 20 weeks after the end of the statutory period of continued payment of wages.

 

Room for individuality!

What sets us apart are flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and a collegial atmosphere. Annual company events or leisure activities with colleagues are not neglected. In addition, we offer flexible and individual working time models depending on the area of responsibility.

 

We offer additional benefits!

Benefit from our various employee discounts on selected products in our online benefits portal.

 

Become part of MSX and help shape the future of the automobile!

Have we aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your complete digital application!


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