Associate Director, Project Management

May 03, 2024
Dublin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Associate Director, Project Management

Requisition ID:

R023094

Job Description:

Your Platform

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We work alongside engineers and creatives at our AAA partner studios and deliver the online and data services required by our massive franchises. We have launched well over 100 games, and our services connect multiple millions of players each day into epic entertainment experiences.

While Call of Duty continues to push us to build bigger and better systems year on year. We also have a strong history of supporting great franchises such as Tony Hawk, Crash Bandicoot, Destiny, Diablo, Guitar Hero, and Skylanders.

Our success comes from our dedicated and passionate people. Our work environment is welcoming and collaborative, we deliver on time and at scale.

Your Mission

Demonware is looking for an experienced Associate Director to manage a team of Project Managers in our Game Services department. The responsibilities of this manager will include, managing a team of Project Managers, setting and implementing project management best practices, driving end to end delivery of critical path online services. 

To be successful you will need to demonstrate excellent leadership, project management expertise, stakeholder management and communication skills. 

Key Responsibilities

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:  

  • Managing the development, performance and careers of a multi located team of Project Managers 

  • Working with department and studio leaders to align on planning priorities, expectations and deliverables from the Project Management function 

  • Drive the end to end delivery of the agreed priorities, expectations and deliverables across the Project Management Function. 

  • Support the team by removing blockers, adapting plans and effectively managing risks and dependencies. 

  • Adopt efficient reliable reporting mechanisms for resourcing, workload, effort and financial elements of the projects and department. 

  • Foster a flexible, adaptable and effective working culture 

  • Analyzing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation.

  • Draft new and improve existing project management policies and processes to optimise the efficiency and impact of the Project Management Organization 

  • Continuously evaluate projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines.

  • Accurately document the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope, budget, and justification.

About You

  • A Project Management Professional Certification 

  • A minimum of 5 years people management experience 

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the Project Management function 

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to details and technicalities.

  • Adept organizational and technical skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and multi-tasking skills.

What Demonware Offers

Relocation Support, generous paid vacation, RRSP matching program and top-tier medical, dental and life insurance coverage for you and your dependents and perks.

 

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We run every part of the players’ online experience, from logging in to matchmaking to climbing the leader boards, for popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty®, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Crash Bandicoot™and Skylanders®. Our main motto is Always Game! 

 

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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.

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