Our client, a top electronics company is looking for a Design Project Manager to join their team.
As a Design Project Manager, you are responsible for planning, scheduling, prioritizing, allocating resources, and driving product development projects through the entire product development lifecycle, including Industrial Design / CMF/ UX / Packaging Structure & Graphics / Imagery. Outstanding leadership skills, a passion for process, and the ability to plan out a calendar will be crucial for this role.
Managing and monitoring project or program schedules, progress, and costs to ensure that expected results are delivered on time and within budget
Allocating project resources with discipline functional managers including:
Packaging Structure and Graphics
Creating, maintaining, and updating project plans as needed
Consolidating, communicating, and driving issue resolutions to closure
Maintaining and publishing a project dashboard to communicate the status of projects
Scheduling project kick-off meetings/reviews with stakeholders
Publishing meeting minutes, action item logs, and updated schedules to track project status
Providing functional expertise to assess potential schedule risks and operational impact
Process & drive external vendor SOWs to closure via contract tool in partnership with Design Lead and Legal Partners
Process POs, forecast costs, and update budget / financial trackers
***Prior experience managing consumer product packaging structure and graphics very helpful.
SKILLS + EXPERIENCE:
5-10 years Project/ Program Management experience in high tech and consumer products environment with cross-functional teams
Superior project scoping, project timeline development, risk assessment, and prioritization skills
Experience creating comprehensive project timelines utilizing project management software, e.g. MS Project, Workfront, At-Task, Smart Sheet., etc.
Understanding of how to use Google -- Drive, Documents, Sheets, and Slides
YOU CAN BRING THIS TO THE TABLE:
Be a self-starter and independently manage projects and processes
Be an avid learner of new processes and systems
Connect the dots at a strategic level to support cross-functional teams
See the big picture and get granular with the details
Lean in and learn new systems and processes
Bring an open and curious mindset to everything you do
Impeccable organizational skills
Have an upbeat, can-do attitude and work well with creatives
Team-player able to seamlessly partner with designers, marketing and engineering
Strong change management and scheduling skills
Proactive and solutions-oriented with a positive attitude to challenges
Able to juggle conflicting priorities
Be fun to work with!!
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