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Director/Sr. Director, Project Manager

Company: The Affiliati Network, Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Summary of Position Purpose and Responsibilities: The Director/Sr. Director, Project Manager, provides project management expertise to cross-functional project teams which includes oversight and facilitation of team interactions related to project operations and delivering on key milestones. This will include, but is not limited to, the development and management of project plans/timeline, issue and risk management, project team coordination, facilitation, and documentation of project team meetings. The initial focus of this position will be to support the planning and execution of various development stage projects. The focus on cross-departmental communication and synthesis of information from relevant stakeholders in each affected department and their teams is paramount to success.Duties and Responsibilities:The essential duties and responsibilities regularly performed and normally assigned to this position are as follows and they are listed in descending order of importance:

  • Facilitate effective project team and cross-functional interactions.
  • Construct and maintain cross-functional integrated project plans including project timelines.
  • Perform project risk assessments and critical path analyses to ensure team deliverables are being appropriately tracked and met. This could include the development of any necessary risk mitigation strategies.
  • Synthesize information and address project issues daily to ensure effective resolution in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate the impact of project activities across the portfolio and where there may be points of synergy or conflict.
  • Ensure clear communication between the functions and team members.
  • Ensure and support effective project related decision making.
  • Develop and implement metrics for project performance.
  • Align project work with the overall corporate objectives and directions from senior leadership.
  • Work closely with project team leaders, cross functional team members and functional leadership.
  • Cultivate strong working relationships with project team members and corporate partners.
  • Focus on cross-departmental communication and synthesis of information from relevant stakeholders in each affected department and their teams.Skills & Abilities
    • Proven ability to drive projects to completion against budget and schedule constraints.
    • Skilled in project management methods, tools, and reporting.
    • Proficient in team leadership, facilitation, conflict management, decision making, teamwork, and influence management.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and adept at verbal and written communication. Must clearly communicate complex ideas to varied audiences that include sales personnel, finance/accounting personnel, operations, and executives.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint. Visio is a plus. Education & Professional Experience
      • Key differentiators between a Director and Senior Director level candidate will relate primarily to depth of experience, training, and education, as well as the demonstrated ability to manage and resolve complex issues.
      • Director level candidate would possess at least 5 years of work experience as a project manager or project team leader working with cross functional teams. A Senior Director level candidate would require a minimum of 10 years project management or project team leader experience. --- Project management training or certifications are recommended.Values & Culture
        • Ensure company values are exhibited and championed throughout the organization measured in periodic performance reviews.
        • Champion a culture of team celebration through periodic informal and formal activities.
        • Maintain an inclusive attitude to ensure company culture and values are equally accessible and celebrated across in-office and remote employees.
        • Excellent communicator, able to gather feedback from a lean team and make sure all feedback is considered. Location and Travel Requirements Office Location (Santa Barbara Area): All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will employment relationship. Affiliati Network, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment practices based on race, ethnicity, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, medical condition, disability, veteran status, marital status, political beliefs, or any reason prohibited by local, state, or federal regulation.

Keywords: The Affiliati Network, Inc., Santa Barbara , Director/Sr. Director, Project Manager, Executive , Santa Barbara, California

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