Job Summary

Sr. Project Manager (Digital/Ad Operations)

  • Location:
    Los Angeles , California
  • Category:
    Project Manager
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17404_57546548

Our client located in West Los Angeles has an immediate need for a Sr Project Manager of Digital Ad Products. Familiarity with FreeWheel or other ad technologies or digital ad operations is highly desired.
 
As a key member of the team, the Project Manager will be responsible for the execution of projects that drive digital business goals. The Project Manager will regularly work with analysts, engineers, product owners, testers, and other business stakeholders in the process of delivering high-quality, timely, products and features. You will be responsible for overseeing projects from planning through completion and ensuring stakeholder satisfaction by delivering in scope and on time with professional communication and documentation. Understanding that this space is constantly evolving, a key asset would be a focus on continuous improvement and an agile methodology. The desire to work in fast-paced, start up environment is also very important.
 
Desired Skills and Experience:
 
• At least 5 years of project management experience in the digital media industry, preferably with video-based experiences and products.
• Familiarity with FreeWheel or other ad technologies or digital ad operations
• At least 5 years of management experience bringing medium to large-scale complex projects through the full life cycle using Agile methodologies.
• Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management and change management.
• Must have excellent leadership, team management, relationship building, and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent business and communication skills (written and verbal).
• Knowledge of Jira/MS Project/Confluence required.
• Have passion for the future of television.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 
• Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work, schedule and resources necessary to successfully complete a project.
• Own overall project communication and coordination; ensure that all project goals and tasks are documented, well communicated and eventually, completed.
• Monitor, communicate and reduce project risks and roadblocks.
• Drive discussion when conflicts arise and work with the team on alternatives or different approaches. Find a way to make it happen.
• Work closely with management, engineers, analysts, and project stakeholders to ensure coordination of overall project delivery.
• Help with resource planning and allocation.
• Able to manage multiple projects in various stages of completion.
• Develop project plans for key projects using appropriate planning techniques that track progress of critical business objectives. Highlight and drive the resolution of risks surfaced by such plans.
• Work with Product team members to keep improving processes in order to support development of high-quality features efficiently.
• Review business, functional and technical requirements for completeness and identify gaps, as needed.
• Recommend and implement process changes as necessary.
• Evaluate and assess each project’s results.
• Represent the company in project meetings.
• The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position.
 
Qualifications:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or relevant related field a plus, but not required.
• Relevant business certifications are noted.
 
 
 



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