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IT Project Manager

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Amber Zhu  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Primary Purpose of the Position

  • The IT Project Manager has the ability to provide increasingly complex and diverse project management leadership and support for one or more project teams from project initiation to closing. The incumbent will have managed multiple projects and have well-documented leadership skills and knowledge. The Senior Project Manager has experience from several functional areas and has the willingness to mentor and advise junior members of the Job Family.



  • Work in concert with the Project Sponsor to collectively define and refine the business problem(s) being addressed by the project or program. Facilitate agreement on the high-level (program/project) goals being addressed, as well as on (metrics) measures of success.
  • Sub-divide the program/project into manageable (recommend 6 month) phases, while working with customers and Project Sponsor to ensure their (prioritized) needs are being met.
  • Initiate and plan complex and diverse programs and projects.
  • Perform personnel planning, recruitment, and provide appropriate training as required for the project.
  • Acquisition of project assets: funding, equipment, material, supplies, time.
  • Communicate with project sponsors, functional leadership, project team, customers.
  • Negotiate with the associate’s functional leader to ensure that there are clearly defined agreements on (project team members) levels of participation, timing, and resource usage length.
  • Coordinate project planning, tasks, performance reports, change control, risk and issue management.
  • Ensure that all open issues are closed, document lessons-learned and turn over the completed product of the project to the trained end-users with agreement of the Project Sponsor.
  • Contribute to and enrich both the collective project methodologies in place and central project knowledge base.   



  • 4-Year Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or related discipline is required. Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or comparable professional certification is desired. Projects led must have had varying levels of complexity and/or multiple phases. 
  • 15+ years of related experience plus 5+ years of project-related and leadership experience. Leadership experience should include working with a horizontal slice of the organization, across SBU’s or functions and with varying levels of management.
  • Experience managing multiple types of projects, e.g. Software Development, Application Migration, Process Reengineering, Machine Installation, large and complex sales & marketing project for China
  • Have delivered product management portfolio in a fast-paced agile development environment. Well versed with CI/CD & DevOps management in software development projects.
  • The ability to work closely with the customer to understand their needs and manage expectations is a requirement, as is the ability to lead and work with the team, their management, and the matrixed organizations impacted by the project.
  • Ability to successfully work with Senior Management is a critical success factor.
  • Organization and leadership Skills a plus. 
  • E-commerce Web Development experience
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practice
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and organization skills
  • A creative brain with a keen eye for detail 
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal– bilingual (English/Chinese)



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to


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