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Sr. Project Manager

Job title: Sr. Project Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Los Angeles
Industry: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Reference: 422736
Contact name: Emma Erdman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a gaming company is looking for a Sr. Manager, Operations to join their team!

Starts ASAP
1 year contract, potential to extend
Remote - if asked to go onsite in future - Tues-Thurs in Santa Monica
Rate depending on experience


Responsibilities:

  • Own and deliver the Rhythm of the Business (ROB), maintain and iteratively evolve as needed to support the evolving needs of the Games Pillar
  • Mentor and manage an Operations team at varying levels
  • Collaborate with other Program and Project Managers, Operations Managers, HR and Finance peers within the ogCOO and across Riot to ensure consistent delivery of operational excellence across all teams
  • Build, deliver and maintain a communication plan to ensure that all ROB, strategic planning, ad hoc escalation and key rituals for the year are delivered for the full Games Pillar at a predictable cadence and consistent quality
  • Apply an Agile mindset to to continually evolve and improve taking into account lessons learned and results from retrospectives
  • Be willing to take on other programs such as tools, processes and cross pillar focused deliverables as a deliverable for the Operations team
  • Maintain delivery of key strategic needs, while meeting ever changing needs of the business

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of program, project and portfolio management experience within a Technology and/or Games space
  • Deep understanding of operational best practices and have experience working within a Rhythm of the Business process
  • 5+ years experience communicating with senior leadership teams (Vx, CxO and similar)
  • Excellent listening and relationship building skills. Possess the ability to synthesize and clearly communicate complex insights and focus on the critical issues and actionable opportunities
  • Demonstrable experience with process design, process improvement and governance process management
  • Experience leading and functioning in ambiguous, collaborative environments with team members of several levels and disciplines
  • Organizational agility / savvy and ability to work across organizational boundaries to build alignment at multiple levels of management and drive closure on issues
  • Experience with business process design
  • Expertise at delivering results in partnership and exerting influence without direct authority over people required to fulfill deliverables
  • Have experience successfully delivering programs and complex projects within Games or Technology companies


Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management certification (PMP, PgMP, Agile or similar)
  • ITIL
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