Project Manager

Job title: Project Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Industry: Technology
Remote: No
Reference: 407950
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Digital Creation is a strategic program under the digital umbrella, building the must have creation infrastructure of the future. Focus is to digitize the end-to-end creation to-shelf value chain, covering marketing, creation, sourcing (supplier integration) and sell-in. It is an integral part of the clients strategy.


This position is for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented talent who understands what digital transformation projects have in common, and their strategic role in positively disrupting the technology and process landscape for digital creation, learn and change.

• Manage Digital Creation end-to-end Acceleration initiatives across functions

• Work with vendor management systems to onboard, manage, and support Innovative startups, researchers, and other technology companies involved in Acceleration initiatives.

• Manage stakeholder’s relationship and secure buy-ins to project demands and deliverables

• Drive Communication from the digital accelerator towards the stakeholders and brand.

• Uphold and enhance the Digital accelerator platform and operating model.


Key Responsibilities:

• Lead digital accelerator projects and manage effective and timely communication on project progress and results to leadership.

• Inspire the digital creation teams with relevant tech industry insights and stories

• Support the steering of functional experts, product owners and involving key stakeholders

• Execute overall project management and work streams deliverables (e.g. project planning, milestones execution and monitoring)

• Lead interpretation of project results and translate into insights to steer the project successfully

• Effectively deploy project management toolkit to ensure high quality and consistency of deliverables

• Take part in coordination and knowledge exchange with other project managers and directors of the digital transformation hub


Key Relationships:

• Initiate project activities and connect with other stakeholders to share activities at work stream level

• Initiate and drive discussions with stakeholders to collect and consolidate feedback and gather input on solutions

• Establish working relationship and maintain regular contact with stakeholders


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Capability to simplify complex matters and provide options

• Ability to build storyline to convey messages in a simple way

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Self-motivated and high level of influence skills

• Ability to work independently

• Business acumen and in-depth digital knowledge

• Solid presentation and storytelling skills

• Strong Excel analytics

• Extensive PowerPoint knowledge and skills

• Project management

• Experience with project planning and process mapping tools (e.g. MS Project, Visio) 


Education and Qualifications:

• Minimum 2-3 years of Project Management experience •

Within which 1-2 years of relevant work experience in digital transformation environment (e.g. management consulting, or regional exposure)

• University degree required 

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