The Walt Disney Company Director, Program Management in New York, New York

We are seeking a Director of Program Management reporting to the VP of Data Strategy & Program Management to drive business critical projects, communications and operational structure development.

Responsibilities : Support development of framework for business critical projects and programs that stretch across multiple disciplines and business units:

  • Produce detailed project plans that roll up to major milestones.

  • Manage and surface issues and blockers across large strategic efforts

  • Translate product requirements into project plans

  • Determine issues that require executive escalation and generate clear support material to help drive swift and decisive decisions

  • Understand and map dependencies across different project streams and product roadmaps in order

Create efficiency and scalability by providing crucial insights to progress:

  • Compile and own weekly maintenance of trackers that assist executive management in understanding impacts of missed dependencies/milestones, jira rollups, hot project readouts and escalation trackers

  • Help to support, advocate and ensure compliance with process at the team, business and corporate levels

  • Facilitate operational meetings and working sessions, summarize and distribute meeting outcomes.

Basic Qualifications :

  • An ability to rapidly discern core blockers of progress against particular goals. Understand the difference and nuance between thematic hurdles and tactical manifestations of those themes.

  • Ability to conceptualize and drive prioritization based on impact to business, as measured by frequently differing value measures

  • Demonstrated ability to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders in a complex matrixed organization, without owning official report lines

  • Co-ordination and facilitation of discovery

  • Disciplined – used to getting things done in a large complex matrixed organization

  • Experiencing building and running a top-class team

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 7+ years experience in program/project management, strategy or consulting

  • Experience interfacing with and presenting to executive management

  • Ad technology subject matter expertise

  • Integration experience across business systems

  • Experience working with large vendors and holding vendors accountable to schedules and quality of work delivery

Required Education :

  • Bachelors Degree

Job ID: 563821BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks