Technical Project Manager - Digital Implementations
Project One - New York, NY

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Our client, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join their Digital implementation team. This Tech PM will be managing multiple projects dealing with user experience and design, technical development, implementation, and operations during key implementations for digital brands. The Project Manager will drive project planning, scope management, risk management, change management, budget and resource planning, cost and effort estimation, tracking and issue resolution from inception through launch, using Agile/Scrum & traditional methodologies.

Responsibilities:
. Effectively manage multiple projects at a time from inception through launch ensuring timelines and budgets are adhered to.

. Work with a globally diverse team to execute on specific technical tasks. PM must ensure the team understands what the deliverable is and must be in a position to ask critical questions to effectively plan the execution strategy.

. Effectively communicate with clients that status of stories or projects and have the ability to explain technical details in terms a non-technical user can understand.

. Facilitate the negotiation of scope throughout the project to meet timelines as well as provide the appropriate business value to the business.

. Proactively manage the project risks and issues and define the appropriate mitigation strategy and remediation plans respectively.

. Stretches her-/himself and others to drive things forward

. Foster relationships with various OTS team members and work with them to accomplish project tasks.

. Adhere to and contribute to the OTS development and implementation process, best practices, and standards.

Required Skills:
. 3+ years experience leading technical projects in the digital media industry, specifically following Agile methodologies

. 3+ years working with technical teams, with strong technical acumen (know what questions to ask of developers during website building, integrations, implementations, QA process, etc)

. Experience working on mobile projects, digital projects, and website launching

. Any experience with CMS (Drupal in particular), DNS, Akamai, or Media Websites is a huge plus

. Experience successfully communicating with others both verbally and in writing

. Demonstrated ability to work with new technologies and implement them to accomplish project or business objectives

. Ability to build spreadsheets in Excel including the creation of pivot tables, writing complex formulas and preparing executive summaries as well as the ability to create PowerPoint presentations that conveys project goals, details and outcome using more imagery and less verbiage

. Experience with Rally or other Agile Project Management tools is a huge plus

. Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field from an accredited college or university

. MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL OCCASSIONALLY TO LOS ANGELES, AND

FREQUENTLY IN THE TRI STATE AREA

Bridgette Marks

Direct: (212) 792-6367

Northeast (NY): (212) 268-5800
Nationwide: (877) 677-6566

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Project One provides clients with highly qualified IT professionals with in-demand and hard-to-find expertise. Our intensive screening...