The Walt Disney Company

Parent Category: Job Listings - Public Domain Listings Category: Project Manager Published: Friday, 19 February 2021
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Project Manager - 1 year contract at The Walt Disney Company

Job Description

The Project Manager will work hand-in-hand with our 21CF and Disney stakeholders, managing the projects involving the global technology stack across all of the DMED Technology systems and services. The role requires the ability to take initiative and work with demanding clients under tight deadlines while working at the highest quality and thinking beyond the scope of each task. Communicating of complex problems in a simple form to team members, stakeholders and leadership. It is a highly dynamic environment and requires an agile, dextrous mind to assimilate complex technical information quickly and apply creative thinking and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor, report and summarise the progress of the project. The successful candidate will work directly with stakeholders to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and aligned. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the Program Delivery Lead and will contribute to enhancing the department reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Responsibilities: Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within the scope and within budget Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document requirements Ensure resource availability and allocation Develop detailed comprehensive project plans to share with clients and stakeholders to monitor and track progress Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques Report and escalate to management as needed Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders Perform risk management to minimize project risks Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project Delegate project tasks based on staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis Perform other related duties as assigned Basic Qualifications: Proven working experience in project & program management of multinational, multi-platform broadcast projects Proven experience of broadcast eco-system tools and technology - Playout & distribution, Broadcast Management Systems and Application interfaces, Media Asset Management (MAM), Digital Asset Management (DAM), Rights Management, Transcoding and relevant Workflows. Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking is a must Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience Project & Program Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is desirable Highly committed and able to work independently and as a team Positive attitude to towards learning, sharing and mentoring Extremely organised with excellent communications skills and attention to detail Deadline orientated and ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment Capable of motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm Confident when communicating with SMEs, Developers, Engineers and production The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Show more


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