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Digital Project Manager

Location:
Bethesda, MD
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
02/19/2018
posted by:
Rae Jones
Date:
02/08/2018

Job Description:

Our leading client is looking to hire a Digital Project Manager who has expertise in managing and delivering digital projects across all stages of the digital project lifecycle. 

Education and Experience 
• BS/BA degree required in an appropriate field. 
• 3-5 years of Project Management experience in an eCommerce organization working with software development teams building digital, customer-facing products. 
• 3-5 years of experience working in a Waterfall or Agile software development lifecycle. 

Certifications and Highlighted Capabilities (preferred but not required upon entry) 
• Project Management Certification 
• Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment 
• Experience leading projects using an agile methodology or Kanban highly desired but not required 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES 
Provides oversight and leadership of digital projects 
o Leads a cross-disciplined team composed of 5-8 members from User Experience, Development, Content Management and Quality Assurance through an entire project lifecycle. The team may also include creative agencies and vendors. 
o Monitors day-to-day project team activities and ensures work is progressing as planned. 
o Manages resourcing, schedule, budget, assets and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverable dates are clearly communicated understood and executed upon. 
o Works with the Marriott Digital Standards team to ensure all project deliverables meet standards for system design, implementation and production. 
o Actively monitors project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identifies solutions to address them in advance. 
o Conducts internal project team meetings and distributes meeting notes within 24 hours.

o Interfaces with internal business stakeholders to ensure digital solution is understood and addresses stakeholder’s business requirements throughout the project lifecycle. 

o Identifies any needs that business stakeholders may not recognize and ensures approaches and solutions are linked to stakeholder objectives. 
o Communicates and documents project status and strategic recommendations to business stakeholders, senior management and the PMO. 
o Manages project related external vendor relationships on a day-to-day basis. 
o Obtains, reviews and submits agency statements of work for senior leadership approval. 

MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES 
Leadership 
• Adaptability – Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. 
• Communication – Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods. 
• Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action. 
• Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values. 
• Strategy Development - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes. 

Managing Execution 
• Building and Contributing to Teams - Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members. 
• Strategy Execution – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes. 
• Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required. 
• Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed. 

 

Client Description:

Leading Global Hotelier 

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by AQUENT
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Perks and Discounts at leading major retailers

Requirements:

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your availability and resume to Rae Jones at rjones@aquent.com. Thanks in advance!