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IT - Project Manager

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the team:

VIZIO’s Information Technology team is seeking a Project Manager that will manage projects for the IT Department.  This role will define project scope, goals and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders; direct and manage full life cycle project development activities and track and report on project status. The IT-PM will report to the Senior Director, PMO and provide support to the IT initiatives.

 

What you will do:

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documentation; Estimate resources needed to achieve project goals.
  • Anticipate and proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises; devise contingency plans.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools and identify and resolve design/delivery issues and conflicts within project team.
  • Motivate people involved in the project to complete tasks on time.
  • Work closely with Project teams for innovative and creative solutions based on interpretation and analysis that improve business performance and contribute to corporate goals and strategic intent.
  • Manage multiple simultaneous projects.       
  • Track and report on project milestones and deliverables. Creates communication plans (correspondence, presentations and other materials) during the project.
  • Manage project expectations and communicate expectations with team members and other stakeholders. Distribute tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.          
  • Provide ongoing liaison with project stakeholders.   

 

About you:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Admin or related field, You have ~5 years relevant work experience with project management.
  • You have advanced knowledge of system development methodology, project management, analytical/problem solving skills and relevant business/technology skills
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced, yet at times, ambiguous environment.
  • You are a hard-working team player, with a “no task is too small” attitude.
  • You are a creative problem-solver who digs into root causes analytically, instead of relying on intuition and possess Cost and risk management skills.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to tell complex stories simply and adapt to questions, rather than just presenting information
  • You have strong project management and leadership skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously to drive outcomes within often tight deadlines or quick turnaround times
  • You possess PMI, CSM or similar certification with a good understanding of the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework.
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., agile/scrum); Project Planning and Tracking tools along with expertise in MS Office and Collaboration tools.
  • Have a good understanding of processes and systems within the consumer goods and retail industries.
  • Functional knowledge preferred in the areas of e-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Product development and Supply Chain. Working knowledge of applications such as Salesforce, WCMS, SAP is a plus.

 

About VIZIO:

 

We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.

 

VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

 

 

 

 

For Colorado-based employment: The minimum salary for this position is $85,000/year. The compensation package includes quarterly bonus in addition to a range of medical, dental, vision, financial and other benefits.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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