Marketing Operations Project Manager

Foster City, CA
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Kevin Witthuhn

Job Description:

We are looking for a Marketing Operations Project Manager for our Financial Services client in Foster City!

• Develop and actively manage projects focused on various Marketing Operations initiatives 
○ Manage project schedules, identify critical path activities, lead and execute risk management and mitigation, and identify & report on milestones or risks impacting the project 
○ Identify dependencies and map out various end-to-end processes required to execute projects 
○ Engage stakeholders and ensure teams work together in creating objectives, roadmaps, and success criteria 
○ Facilitate efficient meetings to ensure effective cross-functional team information exchange and alignment 
• Apply best-in-class and innovative project management and collaboration methodologies to our marketing efforts, including principles from Agile Marketing and Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification 
• Facilitate and drive alignment in support of project plans across functional organizations, including IT, Legal, Privacy, Sourcing, Finance, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• 3+ years of relevant project management, process improvement, and/or consulting experience in a Marketing organization 
• Expertise in project management methodologies and demonstrated experience applying within a Marketing context, including Agile and PMP 
• Experience applying operational efficiency principles, including Lean and Six Sigma 
• Experience in transition / change management (TCM): deep understanding and demonstration of application of TCM processes in complex environments 
• Strong passion towards business operations and marketing, especially in humanizing operations within a marketing environment 
• Outstanding communication skills able to translate stakeholder requirements across functions 
• Experience working in ambiguous / start-up environments 
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to observe and translate operational challenges into strategic, actionable objectives 
• Extremely adaptable and quick learner 
• Proven team player, highly adaptable to new opportunities, and able to learn complex topics quickly 
• Bachelor’s Degree in marketing/business highly desired

Client Description:

This Fortune 500 fintech pioneer with headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area is continually redefining the nature of financial transactions. Whether it’s the introduction of one of the country’s first credit cards, gold-standard ecommerce solutions or biometric authentication tools allowing consumers easier access to the goods and services they need, this industrial giant defines the bleeding-edge of financial technology. To keep pace with year-over-year growth, this industry-leader is continually on the lookout for leaders in design, technology, operations and abroad.