Director Project Management

| Greater LA Area

Job Description

Be a part of a team managing strategic projects in a fast-paced environment. Our ideal candidate will have strong leadership qualities and 10 to 15+ years of agile/project/program management experience with demonstrated history of working with e-commerce companies.

What you'll do:

  • Lead, manage, mentor, and build the project leadership team
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the team responsible for planning and running technology projects using methodologies such as Agile/Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban or Waterfall as appropriate
  • Maintain project management standard operating procedures
  • Work closely with other departments, including Engineering Quality and Enterprise Infrastructure to ensure that all phases of the software development life cycle are met
  • Support valuable solutions and ensure features are ordered considering initiative priorities as dictated by the Portfolio Teams; provide support and guidance and feedback to stakeholders
  • Lead Program Management teams that consists of – Primary Stakeholders, Supporting Product Managers and Technical Leadership and Architecture
  • Manage scope changes to Minimum Viable Product (MVP) appropriately
  • Track impediments and do whatever is necessary to remove them. Communicate and escalate as required
  • Coordinates with the stakeholders to ensure that the technical deliveries are in alignment with the go to market schedule (which could include Marketing/Advertising plans and/or training plans)
  • Hold Teams accountable to make and meet commitments
  • Provide timely information to Portfolio Management for investment decisions

Qualifications:

 

  • 10+ years Software Project Management
  • 7+ years of leadership experience at Manager/Director level running PMO organizations with distributed teams
  • Possess strong working knowledge of project management methodologies such as Agile/Scrum, Lean, Kanban and Waterfall
  • Have a passion for light weight, effective processes and methodologies that will improve the productivity of the organization
  • Hands on experience with running Scrum Teams, Program Teams and large technology initiatives
  • Experience with multi-tiered project organization (SAFe or LeSS)
  • Strong facilitation skills at multiple levels of an organization. Exposure to C Level preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as necessary to communicate plans and status to all levels within the company
  • Experience managing large portfolios of work spanning multiple technical and departmental disciplines

 

LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity.

 

We are unable to accept applicants who currently or in the future will require a work Visa.

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Location

101 N Brand Blvd Ste 1100, Glendale, CA 91203
101 N Brand Blvd Ste 1100, Glendale, CA 91203

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