Technology Project Manager Level 2 Operative
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Description
As the market leader in Advertising Business Management, Operative?s core purpose is to connect people, processes and technology in a way that allows media and advertising industries to run an increasingly complex business with simplicity. We give media companies and their partners the freedom to move fast and forward, enabling more than 200 industry leaders to balance operational efficiencies with product innovation, and reduce advertising transaction costs.
We?re a dynamic, high-growth company with a culture where every voice is heard and each opinion valued. We promote opportunity, ownership and responsibility, while maintaining high standards of fairness, diversity, collaboration and individual achievement. As a provider of a next-generation software platform and technology-enabled services, we seek competitive people with a passion for media and technology, an ability to work collaboratively, and an entrepreneurial spirit that propels innovation. We spend every hour of every day analyzing, researching and developing ways to make media companies more profitable. Yes, we?re a little geeky, but we?re also fun, and more scientific and logical than the competition. Operative offers the opportunity to experience a vast learning curve and the ability to be truly ground-breaking in a way that affects how we do business, and ultimately builds value for our employees, customers, partners and shareholders.
Headquartered in New York City with an international base in London and offices around the world, Operative provides a full range of software and services to many of the world?s leading media companies, including: The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, MSN, MySpace, MTV, Pandora and Sony. For more information, please visit: www.operative.com.
Technology Project Manager Level 2
Position Overview: Responsible for planning, executing and evaluating select projects according to predetermined timeline and budget. Build and manage project teams, ensuring quality control throughout the project life cycle. Could include: client-facing software implementation projects or internal strategic projects.
Direct Project Management
Develop full scale project plans.
Manage from simple to complex projects, both internal and client-facing.
Develop the project charter to define scope, goals and deliverables.
Ensure projects meet internal and client expectations with respect to quality, budget, delivery time lines, and strategy.
Identify, track, manage and mitigate project risks.
Assemble, coordinate, direct and support the project team.
Manage project budget.
Proactively manage project issues and problems as they arise.
Be able to manage client expectations and communicate effectively to all stakeholders, from senior management to project team members.
Consistently monitor and periodically report on progress of the project to all stakeholders.
Provide project evaluations and assess project results.
Additional responsibilities could include::
Portfolio management and analysis: Help maintain the status of all projects and create reports; Assess impact, scope, LOE and risk of proposed projects.
Training: Design and lead PM training sessions.
Resource management: Help slot and allocate resources to new projects.
Best practices: Develop PM tools and templates.
Skills and approach
Minimum 4 years of experience with all aspects of project management practice, including a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross functional, and complex projects.
Previous experience driving effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across disparate groups with competing priorities.
Strong organizational ability and keen attention to detail, with strong prioritization skills.
Strong analytical (both strategic and quantitative) skills.
Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
Software implementation management experience a strong plus.
Strong computer skills, very proficient with MS Office applications. Experience using MS Project and Excel a strong plus.
Experience as part of a successful PMO a plus.
Education and other
Minimum of Bachelor?s Degree
Local candidates only.
Availability to travel up to 25%.
Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 p?m.? However, hours may vary as dictated by project demands.?
PMI certification, other project management certification or equivalent experience in enterprise project management a plus.
Operative offers an attractive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits.
A variety of health and dental plans to choose from
Pre-tax commuter benefits
Flexible Spending Account
Activity lounge equipped with foosball and ping pong
New York ?Bagel Day? every Wednesday morning
Free soda, juices, snacks daily
Fun atmosphere filled with talented, hard-working, creative people
||40 West 25th Street |
New York, NY 10010
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED