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Senior Project Manager in Glendale, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Glendale, CA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    4/7/2019
  • Job ID:
    166607
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $85.71/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description


Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Senior Project Manager in Glendale, California for one of the entertainment industry’s leading companies. After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Location: Glendale, California  

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for delivering complex large-scale eCommerce software development across multiple disciplines within an assigned portfolio. This role blends program and project management and delivery, coaching and development of team members, and financial and business acumen.

Responsibilities:

  • Estimate resource needs with help from functional leads Program and Project Delivery
  • Confidently lead and drive cross-functional projects, components of large programs, and full programs through full delivery life-cycle ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Manage resource assignments, budgets, scheduling, and scope prioritization, and change control
  • Work with cross discipline team members to validate program and project assumptions and review individual program and project plans with senior leadership
  • Ensure proper documentation of scope of work with help from cross discipline functional leads
  • Serve as primary liaison among multiple teams, including Product Management, Design, Technology, vendors and other key functional delivery teams (when appropriate)
  • Communicate regular status updates to program and project executive leadership team on delivery progress, plan updates and budget spend and forecast
  • Monitor adherence to master schedule and milestone commitments
  • Analyze labor demand vs. capacity labor to ensure efficient resource assignments
  • 7+ years of management experience.

Program and Project Estimations:

  • Facilitate scope definition, cross-functional estimates and high-level planning workshops
  • Quantify cost factors to deliver program and project deliverables including resources, program and project oversight, objective risk and related contingency
  • Document key assumptions and dependencies established through estimation activities
  • Prepare and present high-level plan with estimates for executives and cross-functional leaders based on estimate outcomes Program and Project Planning
  • Create full-scale master program and project schedules and communication plans consisting of multiple projects or components

Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones and deliverable tasks

  • Establish program and project financial forecasts including resource plans and other expense plans
  • Develop the program and project plans and schedules with cross discipline functional leads
  • Ensure necessary steps and dependencies to deliver programs and projects and their components are established
  • Validate that scope can be completed within timeline and budget
  • Estimate resource needs with help from functional leads Program and Project Delivery
  • Confidently lead and drive cross-functional projects, components of large programs, and full programs through full delivery life-cycle ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget

Basic Qualifications:

  • Escalate key issues and risks to ensure timely resolution and mitigation
  • Prevent scope creep and facilitate change requests to ensure impacts to schedule or budget are approved and communicated
  • Use metrics to drive performance, efficiency and forecast improvements
  • Ensure proper program and project closure including retroactive / lessons learned, transition and hand-off to production operations support, and final financial reporting

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.