Project Manager II

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 07/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Program- Project Manager Job Number: 24716

The successful candidate will work with internal teams to help them understand and follow the ship processes we have defined. As the project manager, your challenge will be to work with many different personalities with strong POVs, and keep the projects moving forward. You will have to juggle different projects, keeping them organized and be able to quickly context shift. It helps to have an ability to build relationships and show empathy for our partners and Ads teams. We’ re seeking a person with strong project management skills, tech industry experience and great passion for the advertising community. This is a full-time contract position based in Menlo Park, CA.
Responsibilities
 

  • Manage dozens of projects from multiple internal partner teams and be able to keep all the projects progressing and unblocked.

  • Respond to new project requests that come in via the online tool. Review initial information, follow up with requestor on any info gaps.

  • Run and drive partner integration meetings to ensure completeness on projects.

  • Follow-up, to ensure nothing falls between the cracks.

  • Communicate weekly status report to product team and management.

  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects.

  • Be able to quickly get up to speed on the various Ads teams and build relationships with the owners so you can work closely with them.

  • Act as a liaison with internal partner teams and develop strong working relationships with cross functional teams such as Engineering, Product Design, Content, Data science, Quality, Product Management, and Product Marketing Management.
Technical Responsibilities
 

  • Executional and ongoing enforcement of the rules and guidelines from the available framework playbooks or the Principles in all projects building into platform  interface during the Build and Rollout phases. 

    • Frameworks: In-Product Messaging, AM Banner Messaging, Geo-desic Design, Creative Container, Additional Options

  • Triage Projects / Diffs that do not comply with the framework playbooks and report the non compliance

  • Ensure that all projects are able to capture the core metrics as they roll-out and they are reported on the Governance dashboard. Manage the exceptions/appeals process if the feature availability needs to be extended

Skills:

Must Have / Non Negotiable 
  • 2+ years of project management or producer experience in the tech or agency industry
  • 2+ years of experience with SDLC practices for web services
  • Communication, organization, management and people skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking capabilities
  • Experience with platform or advertising community preferred

 

Wish List/ Nice to Have
  • Ability to read JavaScript code

Education: BA or BS in CS or similar field.

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