Project Manager at The Walt Disney Company (Orlando, FL)

| Orlando, FL | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $97,590-$130,900 Annually
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The Project Manager will be responsible for managing enterprise-level projects and initiatives within the Disney Enterprise Technology portfolio. This individual will work closely with various project owners to define the project team and assign responsibilities. The Project Manager will also be responsible for developing a consolidated view of the project, and for project deliverables including calendars, cross-project dependencies, risk analysis, stakeholder coordination, and regular communication of status.
Primary responsibilities include guiding process development at a project team level and managing high-risk, high-impact, strategic projects across a multi-disciplinary, multi-function group of technologists and business professionals. This requires experience communicating across audiences, effectively defining and utilizing escalation paths, and updating technology or business leaders.
The Project Manager works in a dynamic, collaborative environment and reports to Enterprise Technology, Sr. Manager, Program Management and may support technology projects across from ETech Digital Experience Platforms, Core Systems, and Platforms, Network Infrastructure, Cloud or Operations portfolios.
Project Management Delivery

  • Accountable for driving execution and delivery of projects or support programs from start to finish
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the project/program's vision, objectives, scale and scope of work, expected outcomes, business value and impact, timelines, roadmaps, resource level requirements
  • Establishes strong partnerships and engagement with project stakeholders
  • Create full-scale master project schedules and communication plans consisting of multiple teams or components
  • Supports governance practices and protocols to control and monitor the program/projects
  • Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones, and deliverable tasks
  • Establish project financial forecasts including resource plans and other expense plans
  • Actively participates in process and practice improvements in the project management environment and serves as a catalyst for project management excellence
  • Establishes strong partnerships and engagement with project stakeholders
  • Provides oversight to ensure critical day-to-day program/project deliverables progress forward to deliver specified requirements, objectives, and value
  • Identifies gaps in the project team's accountability and ownership of deliverables
  • Foster a team environment of self-organization, retrospect to learn and adapt with the goal of delivering the highest value to our guests and cast

Vendor and International Team Management

  • Support and align with 3rd party vendors and international team's PM to ensure deliverables are complete in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate flexibility to align with international time zones as necessary
  • Evaluates and harmonize vendor's timelines/schedules and cross-project dependencies to ensure alignment with overall project/program objectives
  • Escalates to remediate risks/blockers impeding vendor's forward progression, as necessary

Financial Management

  • Responsible for finance/budget responsibilities for projects and budgets (
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How does the company support your career growth?

Over my 13 years with the company, I’ve had passionate leaders and colleagues with diverse backgrounds who have taught me and given me opportunities to expand into areas I never thought possible. You have the freedom to take career risks and apply your previous experience in ways you may not anticipate.


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What is your vision for the company?

Disney has always been at the heart of the evolution of the media industry, and technology is an essential part of that. The way that we tell and consume stories in the future is going to be completely different than it is today, and The Walt Disney Company is uniquely positioned to shape and create that future.


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The Walt Disney Company Benefits Overview

Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney can provide.

Eligibility for certain reward programs will vary based on your job status, work location and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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