Karma Automotive

  • Program Manager

    Job ID
    Candidate Category
    Program Management
  • Overview

    Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising. 


    We promise to deliver our customers beautiful cars with high-technology and clean propulsion, and a memorable customer experience.


    The Program Manager is responsible for managing, tracking, leading and supporting of Karma projects with efficient and effective program management tools to achieve agreed and defined program targets.


    ** This position will work in our Irvine, CA corporate office.**


    • Managing, tracking, leading and supporting Karma’s projects with efficient and effective program management tools to achieve agreed and defined program targets (cost, timing, and quality)
    • Monitoring, leading supporting cross functional topics, timing targets; initiating and supporting necessary meetings to assure timely and effective realization of defined topics & targets
    • Leading, managing, supporting and improving product development process
    • Actively supporting a sustainable cross-functional communication
    • Definition, implementation and improvement of defined project & program targets and effective measuring and tracking of these metrics
    • Supporting aggressive problem management processes and activities
    • Monitoring and tracking sustainable time management (MS Project)
    • Improvement of defined product development system and project management methodology (including multi-project management)
    • Continuous improvement of all processes, methodologies and systems
    • Assuring that projects achieve defined and agreed targets in timely manner, without increasing costs and decreasing quality
    • Generating reporting, monitoring and presentation materials to effectively communicate the status of initiatives and program activities
    • Produce new tracking tools and processes to improve visibility and awareness of project status to management



    • Bachelor's degree and/or MBA in Business Administration, IT or Engineering
    • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in project and/or program management
    • Preferred: PMI or IPM certification
    • Excellent management and organizational skill set
    • Self-motivated and self-directed
    • Highly structured and ability to work methodically
    • Professional written and oral communications skills
    • Excellent internal diplomatic skills that can be applied to conflict resolution and managing priorities and expectations
    • Comfortable in roles that require process creation and process optimization
    • Able to synthesize information from many inputs and integrate into a focused plan with priorities
    • Excellent understanding of cross-functional organizations and impacts
    • Experienced in working with different cultural environments
    • Good understanding of common effective project management practices and methodologies
    • A working knowledge of product development, operations and financial processes
    • Automotive or luxury goods background a plus
    • Excellent practical knowledge of Microsoft products, SharePoint
    • Excellent practical knowledge of MS Project




    Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.  Relocation assistance is available.


    NO 3rd Party Recruiters.  Principals Only, Please


    Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.



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