Project Manager

» Project Manager
Information Technology
in Los Angeles
, CA
Reference: 19-04537

Description:

As the Sr Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for managing a Portfolio of projects. You’ll also function as the interface between Product and other teams such as Engineering, Creative etc. You will participate in coordination, alignment, roadmapping, and the overall seamless delivery of our client’s best-in-class parks, experiences and products digital experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • You display initiative and take a proactive approach at finding ways to remove barriers to move a project forward
  • You’re able to manage multiple projects, complex high-profile projects, and are viewed as the “go-to” individual
  • You will prioritize and multi-task in a high-performance, deadline-driven environment
  • Manage resource assignment , budget and scheduling
  • You are adherent to all departmental processes, and make suggestions for change when necessary
  • You are able to work closely with the Product Director on maximizing efficiency by helping to drive process and strategy focused on high value delivery
  • You are constantly evaluating process and seeking for ways to improve at every iteration, making suggestions for improvement
  • You are an expert at holding meetings and have perfected the necessary skills
  • You facilitate and solidify project process by creating, managing, and updating documentation
  • You excel at keeping program management informed of day-to-day project statuses, updates, and risks
  • You promote team synergy among project team members, and foster transparent communication
  • You build strong relationships with partnered engineering teams; running multiple concurrent projects with separate stakeholders simultaneously
  • You work independently and with the team to develop an integrated development plan from current stage through to product launch
  • You are a developed negotiator, and are able to identify a solution path for multiple/various competing requirements and stakeholder preferences
  • You are influential in your negotiations, and are able to negotiate for your desired outcome
  • You will manage the execution of deliverables, both short and long-term, via clearly defined milestones, and timelines
  • You demonstrate product knowledge, and facilitate the development of requirements in consideration of known technical capabilities and limitations
  • You are capable of performing the Product Owner function, should a need exist
  • You continue to hone skills where needed, are actively engaged in the community through, conferences, industry trends, and best practices, and leverage new information to constantly improve performance
  • You are able to fluidly and successfully adapt, navigate, and influence organizational politics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You are well-established in Project Management, having 4+ years experience in the consumer software industry
  • You are comfortably able to manage large scope/high complexity verticals without direct supervision
  • You have in-depth knowledge and experience executing both Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies
  • You possess the proven ability to run a project through the entire SDLC, and are well educated in its intricacies
  • You are professional and communicate well to internal and external stakeholders (clients & business owners)
  • You have experience working directly with in-house Engineers.
  • You possess a working understanding of application development, API transactions, and repository processes
  • You have developed essential soft skills vital to the Project Manager role, including: Meeting leadership, Communication, Teamwork, Collaboration, Flexibility, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, & Conflict Resolution
  • You are passionate about your career, and take strong ownership of the initiatives you manage, and have a can-do attitude

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree or Equiv.