Project Manager - Mobile

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 20, 2013
Closes
Jun 19, 2013
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Technology
Duration
Full Time
The Role
Bloomberg Mobile is seeking an exceptional and very well organized project manager to help manage our growing portfolio of mobile products. The mobile project manager will be responsible for managing multiple high priority projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully managing large projects with cross-functional teams in different geographies.

The project manager will keep the team and project on schedule and on budget by driving everyone towards key milestones and serving as the primary contact for internal team members and external partners.

Responsibilities:
-Create and proactively manage project plans
-Setup and conduct project team meetings
-Create and distribute meeting minutes
-Manage the rolling calendar of current and upcoming projects
-Setup and maintain projects within Jira
-Setup and maintain project documentation within Confluence
-Keep project team and stakeholders well informed at all times
-Assist product managers in managing prioritization among features, user experience and performance
-Assist QA in user acceptance testing of applications and mobile sites as necessary
-Pro-actively identify and resolve issues
-Escalate issues that might cause delays

The successful candidate will be detail oriented and organized, able to work effectively in a matrix organization, and highly adaptable to change.
-Exceptional organizational and partner management skills
-Strong ownership and ability to take a project from initiation to closure
-Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
-Ability to think strategically and execute methodically; Strong team- orientation
-Superior verbal and written communications skills; Demonstrated ability to lead others
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is the norm

Qualifications:
-3+ years recent/relevant experience as a project manager in the mobile field
-Excellent project management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
-Demonstrated success delivering projects on time and within budget
-Ability to communicate and understand technical specifications involved with deployments
-Good understanding of customer-focused usability principles
-Results-oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills
-Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
-Understanding of the mobile media industry; work in the web field a plus
-Understanding of billing and accounting
-BA/BS required

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
-Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge
-Has utilized requirement management, bug tracking and project control tools (e.g. JIRA) to define and manage projects
-Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary with a general manager /owner mentality

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