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Project Manager, Innovation

Disney. - Burbank, CA

The Project Manager, within the TIG team, will be responsible for the portfolio management of technology partners and various initiatives. This position requires proven experience with account management and portfolio management (including prioritizing, scheduling, budgeting and resourcing multiple cross-functional teams) as well as a strong familiarity with emerging technologies. Successful candidates must be highly proactive, detail-oriented, and able to autonomously work across multiple teams both inside and outside of the Disney Studios. They must be capable of clearly communicating schedules, risks, issues, and opportunities to a variety of technical, business, and creative stakeholders.

Responsibilities :

Manage a portfolio of projects including scope, schedule, and resources.

Manage the day-to-day aspects of business relationships with technology partners.

Lead the planning and execution of numerous cross-functional projects.

Create and monitor KPIs for projects and technology partners.

Develop and manage the budgets of individual projects and the financials for the overall portfolio.

Identify and manage program issues and risks and drive decision making and escalations.

Apply Disney project management methodology and enforce project standards.

Provide clear reporting of project status across all projects via executive dashboards that include: timelines, milestone tracking, budget status, issue identification, and resource management.

Support the creation and closing of contracts.

Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and/or trends in technology for the Media and Entertainment industry

Basic Qualifications :

Proven track record in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing projects from definition through implementation.

2 to 5 years of increasing responsibility in project / program leadership delivering both small and large scale projects.

At least 1 year of responsibility managing strategic accounts.

Proactive and possess a hands-on, collaborative working style.

Action oriented with high standard for quality and performance.

Creative problem solver.

Attention to detail to ensure high quality deliverables.

Excellent abilities in public communications and consensus building.

Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.

Media and Entertainment industry experience

Required Education :

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Company Overview :

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Studios, an equal opportunity employer

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9 days 8 hours ago



Project Manager, Innovation Disney. - Burbank, CA, United States


Location: Burbank, CA

Company Profile:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.