Project Manager - Project Execution Surrex
LocationEl Segundo, CA
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Senior Project Manager to execute project delivery strategic and tactical projects. Projects include implementation of the latest innovations of Set Top Box technology and new features. The efforts will be delivery of projects that require cross functional team efforts using a software development lifecycle protocol in support of the Engineering PMO. The successful PM is able to independently deliver the project(s) on time, to scope and within budget. Projects range in duration from 2 to 14 months.
Demonstrate full accountability for success of projects by identifying input required from cross-functional areas and proactively managing action items, issues and deliverables. Drive progress.
Manage 2-3 medium to large scale projects simultaneously (in various stages of implementation). Consistently deliver results.
Lead project by coordinating with multiple Engineering team leads, developing a detailed master project plan ? including risk assessment, communication plan, and fully resourced schedule with critical path and earned value analysis.
Facilitate weekly project meetings and represent the project in weekly leadership review meetings
Must be able to assess the project, decisions and processes in terms of the big picture/cross-departmental impacts as well as fully understand the details.
Develop and maintain standard project documentation per Engineering methodology
Provide project updates to management that include progress, risks, issues and mitigation recommendations.
Responsible for managing the overall performance and delivery of large / cross-functional projects that range from $500K to $10M; including scope, schedule, risk, issues and budget
Must be able to oversee the project decisions and processes in terms of the big picture / cross-departmental impacts and provide leadership to cross- functional teams within a matrixed organization
Establish and sustain strong on-going relationships with Engineering and business partners
Provide clear and consistent communication of project status both internally to Engineering and with Business Stakeholders
Manage a high degree of change in a fast paced, complex and demanding environment
Evaluate business unit and Engineering decisions to ensure they are in the best interest of customers and company goals; escalate as needed
Provide input to executive level presentations for project stakeholders
Bachelor?s Degree and 7+ years relevant experience (large-scale, multi-disciplinary Project Management, required; managing complex, enterprise projects/programs); PMP Preferred
Ability to effectively operate within diverse and cross-functional groups.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Leadership qualities, including meeting facilitation, time management, organizational skills and ability to influence others.
Ability to synthesize information and develop creative solutions to meet business objectives.
Demonstrated success managing teams; work effectively with business and technical managers.
Ability to manage heavy work load, accommodate change and adapt accordingly.
Excellent communication skills, including ability to tailor communication to audience to achieve desired results.
Proficiency in standard MS Office applications.
Experience delivering results in a fast moving, challenging environment
Proficiency in MS Project and other project & portfolio management applications
Candidate must possess the following qualities and characteristics:
Personal responsibility and accountability
Business political maturity
Experience in leading and building capable subordinates
This position is accountable for successful project delivery through disciplined project management processes and close collaboration with colleagues throughout the organization. Ability to work occasional extended hours and weekends.
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