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Digital Project Manager (Entertainment) - Remote Contract

Philadelphia, PA | Job #320410
Job Title: Digital Project Manager (Entertainment) - Remote Contract
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Remote
Our client is a major name in the entertainment and media space and they are looking for a Digital Project Manager to join them on a remote contract basis (W2, benefits eligible) through June 2021 at least.  The Digital Project Manager will be supporting a B2C brand rollout and a design system launch.  They will be responsible for championing various processes to the design team as well as evaluating process and workflow.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience with best practices for project planning, delivery, resource allocation, as well as direct experience with software development life cycle. They will have the ability to dig into complex problems and embrace ambiguity.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts. Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Assists Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity. More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.
  • Coordinates tasks between various teams, develops processes, resolves issues and ensures team and customers receive required information and documentation to perform their responsibilities.
  • Responsible for managing deliverables and communicating with application teams to meet project deadlines will be the main areas of focus for this person.
  • Responsible for initiating and tracking communications among our customers. Provides feedback to our teams to facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Manage and lead complex projects through entire project lifecycle (inception, design, development, integration and test, trial, and deployment).
  • Create and track an end-to-end project plan (in conjunction with the scrum master and team leads).
  • Communicate statuses on progress, risks and issues.
  • Work with management to maintain the project specific budget.

Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required.
  • Typically has 5 or more years managing projects in a corporate or agency environment. Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
  • Agile or Kanban experience preferred.
  • Preferred Enterprise systems or database administration background
  • Expertise in infrastructure concepts

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