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Ford Motor Company Program Manager - Origami in Boston, Massachusetts

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

The people of Ford Motor Credit Company have a 60-year commitment to helping put people behind the wheels of great Ford and Lincoln vehicles. By partnering with dealerships, we provide financing, personalized service and professional expertise to five thousand dealers and more than four million customers in over 100 countries around the world. If you’re customer-focused, driven and seeking the opportunity to experience exciting challenges and growth, look no further.

The Ford Credit Technology & Software organization creates digital software products for dealers and customers to support Ford Credit's strategic goal to be the reason customers choose and stay with Ford.

Program Manager for Ford Pro Insure will contribute to the development of new digital products for Ford Credit Commercial customers.

Program Manager for Ford Pro Insure will

  • Direct efforts between projects leading the overall program with strong attention to business objectives, implementation, and delegation

  • Help project to stay on schedule, on spec and ultimately on an upward trajectory of success and growth.

  • Support delivery of industry-leading products and services to maximize value and productivity for Commercial customers

  • Work closely with other stakeholders & teams across Ford Credit

  • This position reports to Director of Ford Pro Insure.

Key Ford Credit TSP Organization Facts

  • Over 1,000 global team members

  • Spread across 8 locations: USA, Argentina, Brazil, United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, India, and China

  • Formulates, organizes and monitors inter-connected projects

  • Decides on suitable strategies and objectives

  • Directs cross-project activities

  • Assesses program performance and aims to maximize ROI for all internal and external stakeholders

  • Analyzes, evaluates, and overcomes program risks

  • Produces and presents program reports for management and stakeholders

  • Implements and manages changes and interventions to ensure program goals are achieved

  • Develops and controls deadlines, budgets and activities

  • Anticipates, mitigates, and resolves issues that could derail projects

  • Manages hours tracking, including utilization, erosion, and reporting of hours

  • Identifies key requirements and execution support needed from cross-functional teams

  • Maintains a repository of the templates, best practices, performance to budget (time and dollars) and lessons learned from previous projects to ensure success is replicated and failure is avoided.

  • Depending on size and complexity of project and/or account, may also be assigned to perform other duties of the project

Functional & Technical Skills

  • Awareness of front end and backend software technologies

  • Understanding of cloud and digital platforms

  • Experience with Lean and Agile methodologies

  • Experience collaborating with product managers, engineers, designers, and product owners

  • Strong communication, collaborative, and influencing skills

  • Proven ability to work closely with senior leadership

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt your communication style to the audience

  • Ability to work collaboratively and navigate complex decision making in a rapidly changing environment

Required Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of previous technical project manager experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Experience in people management

  • Previous system replacement and/or integration project management experience required

  • Previous experience working with business and technical executives to outline and executive against strategic roadmaps required

  • Previous stakeholder and vendor management experience in a project environment preferred

  • Previous experience holding software implementation teams accountable for meeting deadlines and goals

  • Previous experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules

  • Previous experience managing project financials and resource allocation

  • Experience with contract adherence and negotiating skills

  • Experience identifying and driving change management

  • Superior communication and presentation skills required

  • Insurance industry experience a plus

What you’ll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us. Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

New Hire Benefits Summary (https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2022-benefits-and-comp-LL6-sal-plan-1.pdf)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Requisition ID : 5564

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