203851 - Project Manager
Industry
IT
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Burbank
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Project Manager for a contract opportunity in Burbank, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary Responsibilities:
Plan and manage business projects, and make sure they are completed on time, meet the needs of the client and stay within budget.
Determine what the client or company wants to achieve.
Create timelines; and determine costs and resources needed.
Generate a detailed plan and schedule for each stage of the project.
Provide direction and coaching on project specific tasks.
Select supporting staff and lead a project team.
Negotiate with contractors and suppliers for materials and/or services.
Ensure that each stage is progressing on time, on budget and to the processes and quality standards of the company.
Develop & implement processes for PM teams to complete activities to current policies and practices; keep documentation organized; identify process improvements.
Manage team to create and execute project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Report the project progress to senior managers and the client.
Manage risks and manage to avoid delays.

REQUIREMENTS:
• 5+ years with Product Information Management systems
• Experience in the Licensing and Consumer Products industry
• A high-level understanding of data structure
• Previous experience working with visualization tools (Tableau, Einstein Analytics, Looker)
• Experience defining and managing business requirements and outcomes with our business partners, and collaborating with technical teams to create and integrate relevant features into the product roadmap
• Experience with Agile development approach and tools
• Experience creating and maintaining product vision and roadmap
• Experience with production release cycles and product planning
• Experience writing detailed epics and user stories with measurable acceptance criteria
• Experience working in a cross-matrixed teams with several active workstreams and integration points
• Ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
• Experience building positive relationships with internal and external team members
• Experience communicating and working with technical and non-technical senior stakeholders
Highly Desirable
• Experience in Media & Entertainment Industry
Required
• Ability to work in cross-matrixed teams
• High degree of commitment, independence, and self-motivation; enthusiasm for challenging work
• High level management and leadership skills
• Conflict resolution and critical thinking skills
• Knowledge of product management and release planning
• Ability to collaborate with diverse multi-disciplinary teams
• Excellent time-management and organizational skills
• Excellent communication, collaboration, and client engagement skills
• Excellent analytical, trouble shooting and critical thinking skills
• Proven understanding of Salesforce architecture, design, and implementation systems
• Functional knowledge of these additional applications and processes:
o Tableau
o Snowflake
o Product Information Management Solutions (Syndigo, Salsify, InRiver or similar)
o Jira & Confluence
o Monday.com
o MS O365 Office (Must be proficient in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, Visio, SharePoint, Teams)
Other Requirements
• General office activities - walking, standing, sitting, speaking, finger manipulation, lifting, bending, etc.
• Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in person, on the phone or in virtual meetings
• Must be able to pay close attention to complex details and understand written and oral instructions
• Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively
• Must be able to work well under time constraints
• Must be able to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned
• Must be service-oriented
• Must be able to work independently
• Must be able to demonstrate resilience and reset quickly if/when encountering potential setbacks

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate Degree Preferred
• Scrum Master and Agile certification is preferred

SHIFT:
Full Time
• Must be able to work standard hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) with some flexible hours, including overtime, when necessary

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Taj Johnson
tjohnson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.