Tech Project Manager

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #67650 |
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Our client, a major entertainment studio, is looking for a Tech Project Manager to join the team.

You will report to the Director of Program Management & Enabling Tech.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a variety of projects and initiatives.
  • Play the critical role of implementing key initiatives for production groups and within the Technology team.
  • Serve as key point of contact for production stakeholders across Technology departments to intake production requests, provide updates, assess priority and track schedules
  • Lead operational and growth initiatives from end-to-end, including gathering requirements and defining scope, schedule and resourcing management for the technology team (e.g., IT Infrastructure Engineering, Desktop Support)
  • Lead large scale complex projects that span across internal and external departments and at times with vendors
  • Ensure clear reporting of project status from project teams including timelines, milestone tracking, budget status and issue identification to program management and stakeholders
  • Prioritize and escalate critical operational tasks, execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Maintain KPI dashboards related to program metrics via MS Power BI
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking to identify team inefficiencies and risk areas, and implement projects or processes to improve operations
  • Create workflow diagrams of production technology processes and identify opportunities to streamline processes or improve efficiency
  • Responsible for the management, coordination, and completion of projects.
  • Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.

Musts:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering, or related
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in Technical Project Management, utilizing waterfall and agile methodology
  • 3-5 year’s experience managing and developing teams to meet expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment
  • Ability to work under pressure while managing multiple tasks and organizing work effectively
  • Strong experience in managing technical operations teams (i.e., IT hardware engineers & software developers)
  • Good meeting facilitation skills and effective team player
  • Extensive experience with project management tools such as Smartsheet and familiar with Jira.
  • Ability to develop and present business cases via PowerPoint or Keynote
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to create workflow drawings and process maps utilizing Lucidchart

Pluses:

  • Previous experience working in a Content Creation/Production environment
  • Experienced with Business Intelligence tools such as MS Power BI
  • PMP certification

​Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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