Manager of Project Management (PMO Manager)

| Greater LA Area
Core Digital Media is searching for an enthusiastic, motivated, self-driven team player who’s ready to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging work environment! Core Digital Media is currently seeking an outstanding PMO Manager to join the Project Management Office (PMO) team. The PMO Manager reports to the SVP Technology and works cross functionally to deliver complex projects while balancing competing priorities in a fast-paced (and very fun) environment. The PMO Manager will provide leadership to the PMO team as well as take a hands on approach to projects. Projects will focus on consumer facing websites, infrastructure roll outs, AdTech/Marketing Systems and data driven applications.

Leadership

  • Manages day to day activities in the PMO to ensure BAU and projects meet organizational goals and requirements
  • Direct supervision of a team of Project Managers
  • Organizing and facilitating activities for the PMO team - including staff meetings, 1:1 meetings and working sessions
  • Coaching and mentoring the PMO team in implementing and evolving Agile norms and best practices
  • Promote the Agile values and principles - as well as coach and mentor across the organization
  • Analyzing the state of the Agile teams within the responsible areas to determine Scrum Master resourcing needs and opportunities for improvement of Agile practice
  • Establish effective Agile governance approaches - such as assessments, metrics, dashboards and reporting
  • Actively manage projects in portfolio

Knowledge, Skills and Expertise

  • Strong problem analysis and resolution. Recognizes problems or situations and evaluates alternatives to find solutions using a systematic, flexible approach.
  • Develops improvements and innovations to improve performance
  • Demonstrates superior collaboration skills and techniques which appropriately define alternate solutions; resolve conflicts and create lasting, productive partnerships with partners and stakeholders
  • Actively participates, pro-actively engages in planning, priority setting, and implementation. motivates project team members to action
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication. Ensures that project status, issues and successes are communicated to project team, stakeholders, and sponsors and are documented appropriately.
  • Addresses delicate situations and handles conflicts to maximize opportunity and minimize exposure to risk
  • Understands how and when to make a choice as well as the appropriate timing to escalate issues
  • Able to prioritize based on business needs and has the skills to analyze the risks and future impact of decisions

Responsibilities

  • Executing multiple projects and initiatives of short to medium duration (2-6 months).
  • Driving weekly releases for vertical and/or horizontal; review and prioritization of work and resource planning. Coordinating Development and QA teams (on site, remote and offshore) and communicating with all impacted parties

Required Experience

  • 10+ years Project Management experience in a software or online environment. Bachelor’s degree required for this position
  • 4+ years working with Agile project management methodologies
  • 3+ years in management role
  • Familiar with web technologies and online software development practices
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Location

We are located in West Los Angeles in the heart of Silicon Beach.

An Insider's view of Core Digital Media

What’s the vibe like in the office?

CDM is unique in that it exists in a competitive, fast-paced, ever-changing industry and still maintains its collaborative, nurturing community spirit. People are encouraged to think creatively and take risks; the result is a group of people invested in and energized by the work they do.

Chelsea Fusco

Social Marketing Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

The most successful people are flexible and open to new ideas. Our industry, and even our individual roles, are constantly changing, so an ability to adapt and pick up on new clients, new processes, and new company goals is essential. Successful teammates are constantly pushing themselves to do better and think of innovative ideas.

Tamara Newman

Campaign Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

We are excited to be moving towards a micro services architecture which will allow us to create modular applications which are easier to build, maintain and deploy. We are re-architecting our front end to utilize newer UI frameworks. We are working on encrypting sensitive consumer data. We are also working on making our applications cloud ready.

Deepak Vashishtha

Sr. Director of Software Engineering

What are Core Digital Media Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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