Job Description

Director - Communications & Marketing Project Management
Job Number: 20-6591
Make your mark where innovation is the rule.  Our client is looking for a Director - Communications & Marketing Project Management in New York, NY.
Eclaro’s client is a leading educational non-profit, committed to advancing educational opportunities around the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • A Director, CM Project Management to drive cross-functional project teams, project budgets and project schedules for our enterprise Drupal (CMS) site migrations.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a collaborative work environment, interacting with Client staff throughout all project phases and creating/monitoring detailed plans and associated project deliverables.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong web-based technical background, excellent client and project management skills, and the ability to lead teams and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Have managed numerous concurrent projects, focused on Drupal (CMS) migrations.
  • Have experience managing Agile projects and have fluency in Jira/Confluence.
  • Know how to coach the team to create strong skills in self-organization, cross-functionality, collaboration, conflict resolution, transparency, and continuous improvement.
  • Essential Functions:
    • Accountable for the execution, management and quality control of several concurrent enterprise Drupal site migrations, ensuring all project goals and brand requirements are met.
    • Proactively communicates with project owners about production recommendations, risks, challenges, and solutions.
    • Must have led Agile teams, with a very strong familiarity in Agile/Scrum processes Coordinate the plan for migration of the project into production.
    • Manage stakeholder expectations and communicate with other groups as needed to ensure successful implementation.
    • Work with other cross functional teams to understand use cases, features, business and technical domain rules and overall product goals. Facilitate discussion, problem-solving, decision making, conflict resolution, and delivery of committed goals
    • Provide rigor for all Agile ceremonies, including quality of story production, effective retros while having a constant focus on improving the team.
    • Understand and communicate the requirements of our products as we scale and continue to develop. Manage user stories and collaborate with the team to ensure accuracy and feasibility.
    • Ensure that the product backlog(s) is built and groomed.
    • Create project charter, phases, tasks, assignments, dependencies, and target dates are created and updated to ensure consistency with Project Management Office (PMO) best practices.
    • Identify and escalate any scheduling issues, including rush projects, missed deadlines, etc.
  • Principal Relationships:
    • Internal Contacts: Maintains regular contact with staff in own and other departments with the purpose of coordinating schedules and tasks, ensuring that work products meet time, budget, and performance goals.
    • External Contacts: Collaboration and coordination with creative agencies as needed
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible work experience
  • Must have Drupal Migration experience
  • Related Skills & Other Requirements:
    • Must have MS Project experience or SmartSheets
    • Experience with JIRA, and Microsoft Project (or similar PM tool)
    • Demonstrates initiative and innovation; identifies and supports ways to improve processes through technology or new ways of thinking
    • Highly organized, efficient and experienced in leading multiple projects, with attention to detail
    • Ability to set priorities, manage workload in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lead and work collaboratively as part of a team
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Scrum Master certification strongly preferred
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Melissa Francisco
Melissa Francisco | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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