Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: San Francisco, United States
Reference: 423
Contact Name: Erin Crider
Job Published: November 26, 2019 18:07

Job Description

Project Manager

San Francisco (Financial District)

1 year Contract


What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for a PMO to join the team and help scale the emerging ventures in our San Francisco office. The PMO would be working across multiple ventures, at this stage 2 of the ventures will have a large technology platform component delivered in partnership with external parties. The focus of the role will be the following:


  • Analytics and Insights operations (40%):
    • Deliver venture reporting and portfolio analytics, coordinate meetings and materials with executive and senior leader.
    • Enable leadership decisions and engage with Product Managers and Sponsors to support continuous quality improvement and understand project management and governance frameworks.
    • Produce monthly reporting and circulate to the decision makers weekly status reports.
  • Integration (30%):
    • Identify, implement and support opportunities for improvements, highlight integration potential and to escalate when critical activities and/or deadlines are not being meet.
    • Identify potential improvements and new tool opportunities to support changing needs over time.
  • Meeting Preparation/Ownership (30%):
    • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
    • Ensuring project artifacts are completed and approved between project phases.
    • Develop procedure and template material for project management.
    • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.

What we are looking for:

  • 3-5 years of relevant and progressive experience in technology platform projects and launches
  • Possess and have ability to apply basic knowledge of IT principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools
  • Must be an exceptional communicator and able to make connections across the organization.
  • Ability to juggle multiple high priority projects at the same time.
  • Sound analytical skills
  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Computer Science, Information Systems, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience.

What’s in it for you?

  • Unique opportunity for someone seeking career experience that spans new venture creation, corporate development, business development, innovation, and strategic advisory
  • Access to and relationship building with C-level executives from forward thinking global corporates, top startup founders, and their venture investors
  • Daily insight and exposure to a wide variety of innovation and technology
  • Experience meaningfully contributing to the vision of a rapidly growing team
  • High degree of autonomy and flexibility in managing personal time and schedule


More about us:

Our Digital Ventures group is an integral part of a larger global strategic intent. The team has a primary focus in solving customer ‘friction’ - making customer’s lives easier and more efficient. We do this by creating and scaling ‘digital products and services’ that are data-enabled and software-based. An integral element of our digital ventures is to develop digitally enabled services that reduce carbon footprint while maximising our customers’ productivity and/or operations.

Digital Ventures operates at a fast pace with an agile approach and a strong focus on customers. Our philosophy is to work like a start-up but to utilize the network, brand and experience of one of the world’s largest companies.


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