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Project Manager

New York, New York

Post Date: 11/20/2017 Job ID: 5350 Industry: Information Technology Management

Project Manager

Our client is one of the world’ s leading media and entertainment companies in development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information. They own and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premiere motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

Responsibilities
  • Our client is seeking a Project Manager that will be part of the PMO team and will be responsible for working as a Scrum Master on technology teams delivering projects to enable and support business priorities.
  • Operate in a matrix environment managing projects that include resources from cross-functional teams and guiding them through processes that most effectively deliver IT solutions.
  • Leading all aspects of Lean-Agile Project Management.  


Qualifications
  • Outstanding leadership skills with ability to manage diverse Agile teams.
  • Customer focused resourceful and self-motivated personality.
  • Strong sense of accountability.
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills across the organization.
  • Strong team building and collaboration skills.
  • Possesses a willingness to inspire commitment and instill a positive attitude in the team.
  • Proactive and creative
  • Able to anticipate issues and identify areas for improvement.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage and influence others within a complex organization.
  • Proven ability to provide leadership, instills a sense of ownership and accountability in others, and manage a team effectively in a changing environment. 
  • Three or more years of experience in a Project Manager role directly involved with managing and delivering technology projects in an Agile environment as a Scrum Master.
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of Agile processes based on hands-on, proven experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, assess and communicate project health using qualitative and quantitative measures with all levels of business and technology in one-on-one, small and large group settings.
  • BS in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Industry experience in Broadcasting, New/Interactive Media or Financial Services a plus.
  • Previous experience with JIRA and Confluence a plus.
  • Technical background a plus.
  • The candidate must have strong leadership skills, and the ability to manage multiple assignments across the organization following project management principles.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills to effectively deal with business sponsors and executives and sometimes conflicting sets of priorities and requirements.
  • Proven strong problem-solving skills are a necessity.
  • Agile experience, working as a Scrum Master, is a must.

 

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