CSXX Product Owner OnStar Blue Button and White Button Interactive Vehicle Assistant (IVA)

General Motor
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Hybrid This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to per

form most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. Relocation may be provided. This position requires employee to be onsite 3x per week. The selected candidate will need to report to any of the following GM facilities:

  • GM Global Technical Center - Michigan IT Innovation Center - Warren, Michigan
  • Who We Are

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer, and more equitable for all. Our diverse team brings their collective passion to deliver on this ambitious future globally.

    Who We Look For

    We look for the bold - those willing to respectfully share their ideas and listen to others. We seek out the innovators - those who challenge the status quo when their vision requires a new way of thinking. We reach for the collaborators - those who understand that a diverse team is stronger than any one individual. We seek the self-motivated - those who ask questions, and never stop looking at what's next.

    About the Digital Business Team

    Members of the Digital Business Team will be pioneers in the future of mobility and EV's, energized to connect people to what matters and create a movement towards a better, more sustainable future for all. Our passion fuels our focus to be the best. We act as one team, driven to make everything and everyone around us better. We love delighting customers, bringing together the most innovative, digitally centric human experiences customers love. We strive for excellence through empowered teams, business agility, and continuous learning resulting in a most admired place to work.

    The ideal candidate for the Product Owner Digital OnStar Blue Button and White Button Interactive Vehicle Assistant aka BBIVA embodies GM's Behaviors and is responsible for supporting the strategy, vision, solution design and program management of service & support experiences for customers, using their blue or white button. Currently these features are available in the US only, the expectation is that we will quickly scale both globally and with outside business partners. In partnership Product Manager and technical partners, this role acts as a partner liaison and manages the execution requirements of the BBIVA program aimed to transform and move GM further into a digital first fulfillment experience.

    As we evolve to a digitally dominant world with rapidly changing consumer needs and technology trends, businesses need to respond with an agile, integrated and forward-looking approach to enable and empower customers as they interact with product, services or community on a daily basis. It is no different in the automotive and mobility industry. With a new generation of connected vehicles and services that are software-empowered, for any customer interaction to be successful, it is critical to build around an integrated, always-connected, and holistic view of the customer that anticipates next best actions and to provide smart and simple solutions for customers and customer support staff alike in their pursuit for answers, resolutions and other service needs.

    Key to success in this role is a business professional with depth in customer, employee, and technological experiences, as well as familiarity with GM tools and processes. The role requires significant business acumen, ability to use analytics to drive change, attention to detail and the clear ability to prioritize, they must always think customer-first. Proven ability to leverage data, drive implementations and esclations, collaborate cross- functionally, and effectively prioritize in an ambiguous/fast-paced environment is a must .

    Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to business strategy, framework, and roadmaps for the BBIVA program

  • Helps deliver Objectives and Key Results at program level

  • Oversees technical priorities, delivery issues and risks, and measurement

  • Helps implement business and measurement requirements

  • Partners with solution and technical teams to allocate resources based on priorities and OKRs

  • Resolves or escalates technical issues

  • Negotiates timelines with key program stakeholders and provides status and health updates

  • Ensures processes are in place around new business, status updates, escalation awareness/solutions, as well as business continuity plans.

  • Ensures business and technical deliverables are produced and delivered according to the defined schedule, flags and escalates discrepancies if/when needed

  • Facilitates tradeoffs and conflict resolution within solution development activities

  • Key Competencies:

  • Growth Mindset & Strategic Thinking: Ability to imagine and embrace the ‘art of the possible'. Possess business and strategic acumen with ability to communicate business and technical vision to cross-functional business and technical teams.

  • Change Management: Challenges status-quo, embraces ambiguity and embodies agile mindset. Effectively formulates vision for the future. Builds guiding coalition and enlists early adopters and ambassadors.

  • Outcome-Oriented: Ability to clearly articulate desired outcome(s). Possess ability to assess complex situations quickly, assess risks and be decisive. Documents and follows a clear path to achieve it.

  • Business and Technical Acumen: Ability to understand technical opportunities and restrictions and adjust plans accordingly. At the same time ability to effectively collaborate with and technical partner feedback back to the business, and still deliver program execution.

  • Analytical: Proactively identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Can synthesize complex or diverse information, use intuition and experience to complement data. Applies data-driven mindset.

  • Additional Description

    Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Great understanding of and passion for customer experience - specifically customer service & support trends

  • 2+ years demonstrated experience as business strategy/operation lead and/or program/product manager in customer service industry, with a track record of business results and innovation

  • Experience in leading large-scale program implementations

  • Background in Customer Experience, Virtual Assistants, Customer Engagement/Contact Center, Self-Service solutions and systems

  • Familiarity with AI-driven platforms like Google Dialogflow, IBM Watson, and others, which enable natural language experience and the management of intent taxonomies

  • Solid program and project management skills related to planning and control, scope and requirement management, issue and risk management, quality management, stakeholder orchestration and coordination

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities as well as demanding timeframes and deadlines

  • Strong organizational and communication skills across all levels of the organization

  • Proven record of driving change

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and/or Information Technology or equivalent experience

  • Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in digital engagement e.g. Website management, Social Media management, Messaging/Chat, and/or Virtual Assistants

  • Experience in managing technical application development/software development type projects

  • Understanding of and ideally practical experience with Agile methodology

  • Understanding of Clarabridge, Siebel, Salesforce, Khoros, Google Dialogue Flow, Qualtrics AI, PowerBI, Tableau, Nice Engage, Adobe Experience Manager.

  • About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us

    We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    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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