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Senior Project Manager - Facility Technology
Ref No.: 18-00271
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Position Type:Contract
Our client, a globally recognized Media / Entertainment giant, is looking to engage a Senior Project Manager to drive the successful delivery of multiple, concurrent initiatives within their IT portfolio.  This role will report to the Senior Director, Program Management of Enterprise Technology and will be responsible for directly managing multiple medium to large projects across the organization. We are looking for a seasoned Project Manager to take initiative and corrective action as required to keep programs/projects on track, and can creatively think through strategic and technical options to deliver the optimal solution  Will additionally be responsible to manage expectations and drive results through internal and external stakeholder management from engineering teams, the business and up through senior leadership.

Key Responsibilities: 

• Manage multiple medium to large projects across the department that can consist of: infrastructure engineering, data engineering, cybersecurity, workplace technology, media, and digital products.  
• Ability to hold vendor-partnership project managers accountable to deliverables
• Assist in shaping and executing standard program / project management processes, procedures, and dashboards
• Create efficient processes for managing the demand pipeline (through agile or other methodologies)
• Assist in developing and implementing a project portfolio management process incorporating demand & capacity planning, prioritization methodologies and alignment to financial budgets
• Assist in developing best practices, tools & templates aligned to SDLC / Iterative / Agile / Scrum projects
• Work closely with organizational functions including Information Security & Technology Risk Management, Business and Legal Affairs, etc. to ensure Enterprise Technologies project goals are aligned and action items are being tracked 
• Interact seamlessly and collaboratively with program steering committees and other executive stakeholders

Qualifications: 

• 8+ years related experience across Digital and Infrastructure Technologies Programs and Project Management including at least 3 years of progressive experience in digital technologies
• Ability to determine right-sizing project management process in a fast paced environment that is outcome focused and delivery driven.
• Experience implementing streamlined project management practices across the Information Technology organization leveraging a product portfolio paradigm to manage technology investment
• Proven leadership ability to influence and ensure that standards and practices are well understood and followed
• Certified PMP, Scrum Master, or similar certification, and experience with Atlassian/JIRA, ServiceNow, Smartsheet or similar project management /PPM platforms a plus
• Able to establish rapport with a diverse customer base, both internal and external
• Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Good attention to detail and follow-up skills
• Bachelor degree in an analytical field such as Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Accounting, etc.
• Experience in the Media and Entertainment industry a plus

Stuart Zander
Direct: 212-792-6385
Nationwide: 877-677-6566