Senior Manager, Roadmap Planning & Activations

Location New Jersey
Job Type Permanent
Salary competitive
Reference 33316

About The Role

The Senior Manager Roadmap Planning and Activations will cultivate key relationships within the organization to shepherd in a new, dynamic way of working that provides alignment across the companies and cuts down the time to market for new features.

The ideal candidate will have strong multi-tasking skills and an ability to plan/prioritize a changing workload within a fast-paced environment while dealing with a wide range of stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the roadmap planning and activations project management team, consisting of project managers supporting each Product area (Customer Experience, Platform, MarTech, Omni)
  • Provide direct line management to departments projects managers by setting performance objectives and providing guidance and coaching to ensure set objectives are met
  • Review work products across the team to ensure all project risks are raised and an accurate project status is communicated and represented in project documentation
  • Facilitate the regular roadmap planning and prioritization process and ensure all submissions adhere to the highest quality standards
  • Build strong relationships with all Product leads and partner with them to understand inefficiencies in the planning process, eliminate any roadblocks and drive improvement of any roadmap related processes
  • Create and deliver senior stakeholder presentations, summarizing the Product roadmap including strategic initiatives and key focus areas
  • Oversee and drive a robust change control process to enable risk mitigation and enable transparent communication when significant impact is expected

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred in related field
  • PMP or Agile certification highly desired
  • Proven authority and responsibility for effectively and efficiently managing complex change portfolios
  • Proven strong performance in prior project management and/or delivery roles, with increasing levels of responsibility and independence
  • Substantial experience of working with both Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and associated tools and techniques
  • Ability to successfully work across cultures and locations, driving team cohesion and effectiveness
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully partner with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience using tools such as Jira, Smartsheet, Asana, Trello, etc. to optimize team efficiency
  • Experience in a gaming and/or digital preferred
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