Project Manager
Project Management - Seoul, South Korea
Project Manager
Project Management - Seoul, South Korea
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At TomTom…

You’ll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrow’s mobility for the better.

We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

What you’ll do

The mission of the Project Manager is to deliver a great product, in time, in budget and to the satisfaction of the customer. The position is responsible for all aspects of Project Management. It requires a technical background, experience in complex software projects, and understanding of software development methodologies.

To create a solid relationship between customer and TomTom’s internal teams assuring the customers’ wishes and requests are achieved while bringing the best of TomTom automotive technologies and products.

To support project-related activities for our Asia based automotive customers.

To lead, drive and manage the coordination between the customer and the technology development teams operating from Europe, and Taiwan.

  • Set up the project. Developing the project plan, the project schedules, the tool environment, the project cost and quality plan;

  • Be the first point of contact for the customer on product, planning and technical topics;

  • Facilitate communication with customer and system supplier (arrange meetings, aggregate meeting material, ensure participation of key stakeholders, report meeting minutes, window for all technical questions);

  • Monitor and track deliverables from local suppliers;

  • Highlight customer relevant risks within the overall project scope;

  • Take ownership of specific project related tasks where applicable and when agreed with team;

  • Strengthen customer intimacy;

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the market requirements, the customer, the business and development aspects;

  • Manage project financials (costing, spending against allocated budget);

  • Be the first point of contact for internal project reporting and updates as required;

  • Ensure alignment of internal stakeholders in different project milestones;

  • Work closely with quality team to ensure highest level of quality is maintained.

What we expect from you
  • Successfully completed your engineering or computer science degree;

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in Project Management roles;

  • Good understanding of agile software development practices and processes;

  • Fluent in English & Korean is a must. Japanese and / or Chinese language will be considered a strong plus;

  • Proficiency in project management practices;

  • Experience working with multinational, cross cultural, cross-functional teams;

  • Willingness to travel and willingness to provide on-site support in customer’ s office;

  • Highly experienced / competent with Project Management Tools, Office Tools;

  • Natural networker and influencer, autonomous, a doer;

  • Commercial acumen;

  • Outstanding communication skills;

  • Comfortable to operate in ambiguity and / or within tight deadlines;

  • Has an eye for detail;

  • Experience in the automotive industry is a plus;

  • Good understanding of Mapping and Navigation technologies is a plus.

Meet your team

We’re TomTom Automotive. We provide car manufacturers with the modular components they need to create competitive, tailor-made infotainment systems, and the mapping technology that is enabling self-driving cars to see beyond their sensors. With over 25 years of experience in delivering leading connected navigation software, traffic information and highly accurate digital maps, we are a trusted partner to the global automotive industry. On our team, your work will help shape the future of driving.

Achieve more

We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – driven to make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple, since life is complex enough; and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring. 

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience during the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely, and you can be rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through your onboarding.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

We celebrate diversity, thrive on each other’s differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.

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