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Director, Project Management at Comcast

Posted in Telecommunications 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: lynnwood, Washington

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.
Job Summary:
Responsible for directing the strategic planning involved with important and large-scale business projects. Develops and recommends plans for implementation and administration of projects. Oversees coordination of personnel required to successfully complete assignments.
Primary Responsibilities:
Acts as the single point of contact for all plan of record projects between region and Division/HQ groups. Runs projects ranging from $0->$100 million in scope. Manages a team of project managers locally, and interacts with multiple tier project managers throughout the organization. Responsible for keeping senior leadership updated and working locally priorities while maintaining the Divisional and HQ plan of record. Looked upon for input on readiness as well as intake acceptance for all projects. Ability to look out strategically and make solid recommendations based upon collision calendar
Core Responsibilities:
-Researches, designs, and develops corporate, division, and/or region level projects that deliver cost-effective services to support the Company's business objectives.
-Leads projects of major importance to overall business operations. Works with various senior managers and leaders to lay out project implementation guidelines and plan for manpower and/or other resource requirements.
-Evaluates outside service providers or contractors; provides direction in the development of tailored services; negotiates contract terms and conditions.
-Assists with staffing requirements relating to corporate projects
-Conducts interviews, hires, and trains new employees for specific project assignments.
-Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Job Specification:
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
Generally requires 10+ years related experience
Additional Requirements:
- Project collision/calendar management
- Leading a team of project management professionals who are responsible for individual portfolios
Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer