IT project management jobs in Culver City, CA

Find the IT project management job of your dreams in Culver City, CA

Associate Program Manager, Prime Video

Information Technology

Computer Software

Internet

11 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Associate Program Manager, Prime Video

11 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Amazon

Opening date:July 19

Closing date: August 18 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Computer Software, Internet,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Amazon Prime Video team is looking for a bright, analytical, driven, and creative candidate to join our content licensing team as a Program Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for, among other tasks, translating complex agreements with content providers into standardized metadata, managing vendors, and building processes to streamline the delivery of data to internal Amazon teams and systems downstream.

The ideal candidate will enjoy defining new processes, successfully and consistently deliver results, and working cross-functionally to drive automation and scale. At the same time, they are not afraid to roll up their sleeves to simply get the job done. The program manager should be highly proficient in Excel, have strong attention to detail and polished communication skills, and ideally from a program management, finance, accounting, or digital media operations background.

This position is based in Culver City, but will work with teams across the globe.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Turn content license agreements into standardized metadata for internal consumption
  • Set up new partners for payment
  • Manage title schedules and communicate key dates to stakeholders
  • Respond to partner payment inquiries, working with accounts payable to resolve
  • Collaborate with multiple internal teams to drive process improvements
  • Develop operational plans to improve, or preferably eliminate, manual processes
  • Investigate and propose solutions to fix any systematic problems and address such issues proactively in future
  • Educate peers and management on processes and expectations to meet production goals and objectives

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with Excel
  • 2+ years experience in program or project management
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize workload
  • High attention to detail, comfortable with hands-on management of tasks
  • Ability to succeed amidst ambiguity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both with internal teams and external vendors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in program management/accounting/finance
  • Expert level MS Excel skills Knowledge of database query technologies (SQL)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in training and coaching others
  • Experience in digital media supply chain management
  • Leveraging technology to invent, improve, and scale
  • Experience with Kaizen and Six Sigma processes
  • Experience with compliance frameworks including Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams, communicate with colleagues in both business and technical roles and develop process that drives scale
  • Adept at working with different systems and making recommendations on improvements for both systems and processes

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. We not only celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we celebrate the diverse ways we work. If you have a disability and need an accommodation, such as an ASL interpreter or a different interview format, let us know. Contact us at 888-435-9287, Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific Time.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Company - Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A1612500

Powered by PMI Los Angeles Chapter

Similar jobs

Sr. Program Manager (Royalties)

Information Technology

Computer Software

Internet

11 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Sr. Program Manager (Royalties)

11 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Amazon

Opening date:July 19

Closing date: August 19 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Computer Software, Internet,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!

We are seeking an ambitious Program Manager to join our Royalties and Reporting team. You will be responsible for our end to end month end Royalty calculation process and ensuring we meet our contractual obligations of paying our Industry partners on time and in an accurate manner. This highly visible role spans multiple technical and business teams. You will develop an understanding of the technologies required to deliver royalties calculations and reporting systems. You are able to dive into details and convey high-level plans. You'll work directly with senior business leaders to deliver aggressive goals and to identify process improvements and needed features.

Amazon Music

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, , ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior management
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • 5+ years experience in program or project management or 3+ years of experience with an MBA
  • Experience owning program strategy and end to end delivery
  • 5+ years experience delivering cross functional projects or 3+ years of experience with an MBA
  • Experience implementing repeatable processes and driving automation or standardization
  • Experience defining and executing against program requirements
  • Experience working on agile teams

Preferred Qualifications

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us. Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Company - Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A1564403

Powered by PMI Los Angeles Chapter

Similar jobs

Business Program Manager

Information Technology

Computer Software

Marketing

11 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Business Program Manager

11 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Opening date:July 19

Closing date: August 19 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Computer Software, Marketing,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

The Business Program Manager is responsible for leading the delivery of business programs for the Business Integration Team within the Direct to Consumer Retail organization. This role blends business program management, project delivery, extensive cross-department collaboration, and business acumen.

The Business Program Manager will initiate and program manage various types of new business program initiatives that are outside established workstreams, including initiatives to evaluate new opportunities, initiatives to pilot new business opportunities, and initiatives to deliver new types of products. The Business Program Manager will work with teams across multiple disciplines in a geographically dispersed organization, including working with vendors. This role will concurrently manage multiple programs of various types and at various stages in the life cycle, and will ensure execution of programs in a timely manner, and based on organizational priorities, within a dynamic environment of business transformation.

Responsibilities:

Business Program Planning

  • Working with business stakeholders, establish the objectives and deliverables for the business program
  • Document key assumptions and dependencies for the business programs
  • Facilitate scope definition, and build out an initial high-level plan with projections for phases as appropriate to the specific business program (e.g. discovery, research, analysis, pilot delivery, product delivery)
  • Lead planning workshops for business programs with cross-functional teams, including determination of staffing needs, rough program costs, resource availability timing, plus oversight, risk, and contingency needs – resulting in a mid-level plan and associated cost schedule
  • Work with vendors and external partners as appropriate to get schedules, estimates, manage contract processes, manage ongoing deliverables and interactions, secure reporting, and review invoicing
  • Prepare and present plans, schedules, estimates, and reporting for executives and cross-functional leaders
  • Create team and stakeholder communication plans
  • Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones and deliverable tasks
  • Update the plans and schedules with cross discipline functional leads as initiatives progress
  • Validate that scope can be completed within timeline and budget

Program Delivery

  • Confidently lead and drive cross-functional business programs through full delivery life-cycle
  • Serve as primary liaison among multiple departments/disciplines, teams, and vendors
  • Work with cross discipline team members to re-validate assumptions and review plans as the program progresses
  • Create mid-level plan and ensure proper documentation of scope of work and decisions made during the program with help from cross discipline functional leads
  • Communicate updates regularly to business program and leadership team on delivery progress, plan updates and budget spend and forecast, including status report updates, financial/budget/variance reports, and other reporting as required
  • Monitor adherence to schedule and milestone commitments
  • Escalate key issues and risks to ensure timely resolution and mitigation
  • Manage resource assignment, budget, scheduling, and scope prioritization, and change control
  • Aligned to the type of new business program initiative, appropriately manage scope changes, record causes of change, and facilitate change requests to ensure impacts to schedule or budget, as well as forecasts, are approved and communicated in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper business program closure including retroactives/lessons learned, transition and hand-off to production operations support when appropriate for the program, and final financial reporting

Basic Qualifications:

The following qualifications are required for consideration for this role:

  • Direct management and accountability for single project budgets of $2-5M
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience in business program and project management in a multi-channel environment, preferably inclusive of retail, ecommerce, product development, marketing, merchandising, and business development initiatives; consulting experience is a plus
  • Strong project leader with at least 4 years of experience in leading large, multidisciplinary teams of at least 10 functional departments
  • Minimum 3 years of client management experience in successfully delivering business solutions, preferably in a global client-service organization
  • Experience in a matrixed organization working with multiple stakeholders per effort
  • Experienced in multiple full lifecycle program deliveries from business development through implementation and operations
  • Possesses significant practical experience in the basics of business project management (project planning, resource planning, issue management, risk management, change management, communication planning).
  • Proven accomplishment as a driver of multiple programs running concurrently
  • Able to confidently lead teams to a successful delivery approach, working both collaboratively and independently while maintaining a high level of productivity
  • Strong experience facilitating gathering/ development of requirements for complex solutions
  • Demonstrated analysis/assessment capabilities
  • Proven track record managing financials
  • An understanding of technology and business tools is a plus
  • Self-starter, able to work under tight timetables and high-pressure situations, fluidly shift with changing priorities, and effectively handle ambiguity
  • Must possess excellent business communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable when communicating with executive level (Directors, VPs, SVPs) in presentations, working sessions, and 1-on-1 interactions
  • Proactive and solution-oriented when managing issues
  • Practiced in negotiating with others in ways that result in win/win agreements and outcomes
  • Exhibit good judgment skills on when to seek guidance and when to escalate risks and issues
  • Must be open to coaching and guidance

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

808290BR

Powered by PMI Los Angeles Chapter

Similar jobs

Project Manager, Business Relationship Management

Information Technology

Entertainment

Internet

20 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Sony Pictures Entertainment

Project Manager, Business Relationship Management

20 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Opening date:July 10

Closing date: August 10 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Entertainment, Internet,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

The Business Relationship Manager (BRM) Project Manager / Production Owner role requires a combination of strong technology background and business acumen in order to manage relationships between business and IT in day-to-day operations and delivery of IT services. The role will partner with the Production and Production Finance senior leadership to understand the changing business needs and ensure that IT’s alignment to business objectives is achieved by working closely with the Divisional CIO’s and Regional CIO’s to translate business needs into IT demands and validating that the IT delivery meets the articulated needs. The position will perform program level project management activities and must be well versed in project management disciplines as well as experience with enterprise application system integration. The BRM role requires an in-depth and cross functional understanding of core line of business processes and value-chain services, (i.e. Production Development, Production, Production Finance, Operations, Finance, & Corporate) 

Responsibilities include:

  • Primary liaison between IT and the business defining IT demand and delivering technology to enable and meet business strategy and support day-to-day operations.
  • Build relationship as a trusted business partner with key business executives and be focal point for delivery of IT services.
  • Owning approved business driven IT programs & projects and management of their respective business cases, ensuring that they deliver business value. Monitoring, and reviewing all project and program economics including costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risks.
  • Understanding of content creation business process from Development through Post-Production, the systems that support those processes, and the master data management.
  • Engage with Production Administration, Production Finance, Producers, Directors and Production department heads to define applications and services required by the production.
  • Initiating and facilitating open communication and discussion between stakeholders. Captures and disseminates technical and business information...
  • Leveraging the enterprise’s IT organization, infrastructure and technology capabilities to deliver business results
  • Managing a team of project managers & business analysts comprised of employees and service providers to drive and own the definition of business requirements
  • Identifying and acquiring new IT services for the business and owning documentation of such for the IT Service Catalog
  • Managing demand for applications work and prioritizing requests for application enhancements and new development across the business portfolio supported
  • Establishing and monitoring and the service levels as developed and agreed in association with ADM Service Delivery Managers and Sr. Application Leads
  • Ensure that all demand from the business enters IT pipeline appropriately and reporting status on that demand back to business constituents
  • Providing VIP support in conjunction with and on behalf of the Global Service Desk, acting as a point of escalation for incidents with high business impact

Key outputs include:

  • Business cases as required to support demand from the business
  • Greenlight documents
  • Business insights enabled through IT
  • Strategic and cyclical planning and budgeting for application set resource requirements
  • Performance reviews

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Certification/Licenses normally required: MS Dynamics, PM Certification
  • 8+ years managing technology teams, 3+ of years entertainment, 7+ years Program Management
  • Solid understanding of the day-to-day execution of business processes and related IT tasks
  • Strong experience in Application Platform and Portfolio management
  • Exposure and understanding of the Content Creation/Production workflows
  • Strong Experience or understanding of the Microsoft Dynamics platform and configuration processes
  • Knowledge of project and program management fundamentals
  • Extensive experience managing relationships with internal and external vendors
  • Familiar with the ITIL Framework and demand processes across the IT organization
  • Knowledge of enterprise IT Strategy, AGILE, ITIL, IT Best Practice and Change Delivery
  • Strong understanding of multiple software delivery life cycle methodologies
  • Strong business domain knowledge and business acumen
  • Typically, 3+ year’s experience in managing leadership level business relationships within the entertainment industry

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics

Powered by PMI Los Angeles Chapter

Similar jobs

Sr. Program Manager

Information Technology

Computer Software

Internet

27 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Sr. Program Manager

27 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Amazon

Opening date:July 03

Closing date: August 03 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Computer Software, Internet,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Description

At Amazon Prime Video we are leaders in the DTC (direct-to-consumer) space and our mission is to provide deep and diverse content for all our global customers to enjoy. We are changing the way people watch movies and TV shows, with over 200,000 titles available on-demand across a multitude of devices. As a Senior Program Manager, you will be a key leader in the Partner Integration Management team and will be integral in transforming the way our partners deliver content to Prime Video.

A day in the life

In this role, you will use critical insights, analytics, and data, ensuring cross functional alignment of goals, while driving strategic partnerships and new initiatives forward. You will play a key role in formulating the strategic vision of the organization and execution of strategies and key operational objectives for all partners’ entry point and integration within Prime Video. You will develop mechanisms to create standardization and structure to the partner’s journey and help lead a global team of partner integration managers to design and implement our long-term strategies and near-term operations across key aspects of our business and digital supply chain.

About The Hiring Group

The Global Partner Integration Management team's vision is to make Prime Video the most loved D2C service globally by creating an agile, robust, and industry-leading digital supply chain that enable partners to reach global audiences with ease, regardless of size, locale, and capability. Our core strategy is focused on customers by building a foundation that supports business expansions, increase content selection and quality. To achieve this, our mission is to scale-out partner configuration, testing and education to drive Prime Video expansion (e.g. New Business Launch, New Studio Launch) and Customer Experience improvements through spec enhancements (e.g. One Catalog, Dolby Vision).

Job responsibilities

You Will

  • Have deep technical ability, familiarity with industry specifications and delivery formats with the capacity to acquire new technology concepts quickly.
  • Own partner performance metrics, holding partners accountable to Amazon delivery specifications and continuing to raise the bar on partner performance, consistently leaving it better than you found it.
  • Drive innovation in delivery capabilities by influencing and partnering with the engineering and tech teams.
  • Define the digital supply chain road map, gain alignment across multiple key stakeholders, and execute on goals.
  • Develop and establish onboarding intake management forecasting and data/analytics mining.
  • Optimize operations strategy by streamlining workflows and leveraging multiple data streams.
  • Drive operational excellence by aligning and systematizing processes to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Optimize digital workflow innovation by working with engineering teams on product that streamline audio/video files partner deliveries, reducing onboarding and processing timelines.
  • Expand and enhance the partner relations by designing engagement processes, improving outward-facing relationships with both Studio and Posthouse partners.
  • Design innovative workflow strategies for accelerated content delivery in multiple languages, formats, and platforms, while simplifying and eliminating redundant practices.
  • Synthesize and streamline business and technology solutions that strengthen our partnerships while advancing our services.

This is a senior position with cross-functional responsibilities and a hand in defining and executing strategic initiatives. You'll be a leader in a high-performance organization that is constantly innovating and changing how the world watches movies and TV.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate will be passionate about program management, planning, and delivery. You must possess the following leadership attribute:

  • 7+ years Experience working with large global organizations as a Program Manager or Digital Supply Chain Manager
  • Experience improving/implementing manual process and drive automation
  • Expertise in digital media and/or digital video supply chain
  • Knowledge of industry digital delivery standards, specifications, and formats.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with DAM (digital asset management) systems and familiar with digital video file formats including but not limited to the following: digital master files, Mezz (Mezzanine) files, and compressed deliverables.
  • Experience delivering programs of medium to high complexity
  • Ability to work effectively, navigate change management and ambiguity.
  • Be a collaborative leader, capable of driving internal & external stakeholders to consensus while balancing product/technology needs with longer term relationship objectives
  • Lead with confidence and with little supervision
  • You can influence without authority and have superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 7-10 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • A background in consulting, MBA, or advanced degree in a related field preferred
  • Passionate about understanding customers and their behavior in order to drive new feature development
  • Preferred work experience in a fast paced online environment
  • Proven ability to deliver results and prioritize tasks in a fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • Experience managing, getting things done, and communicating relevant results to senior management
  • Understanding and familiarity of componentized based packages such as MDDF (MovieLabs Digital Distribution Framework) including identification of content using EIDR (Entertainment ID Registry), delivery of content metadata using MEC (Media Entertainment Core Metadata) and MMC (Media Manifest Core), and delivery of availability metadata using EMA Avails.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functional
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Company - Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A1588548

Powered by PMI Los Angeles Chapter

Similar jobs

Sr. Program Manager, Global Brand, Prime Video

Information Technology

Computer Software

Internet

27 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Sr. Program Manager, Global Brand, Prime Video

27 days ago | Culver City, California, United States | Amazon

Amazon

Opening date:July 03

Closing date: August 03 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Computer Software, Internet,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Description

Prime Video is seeking a Sr. Program Manager to lead programs and initiatives for the Global Brand Governance team. The Sr. Program Manager will be a critical leader in helping advance, unify, and maintain our global brand identity to ensure we provide our millions of global customers the most frictionless, dynamic, and consistent entertainment experience possible.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Sr. Program Manager with a background innovating and delivering global brand governance programs at scale. The Sr. Program Manager will lead and own a variety of initiatives surrounding global brand governance which includes partnering with the Marketing Managers around the world to develop a roadmap for a broader set of initiatives, implementing mechanisms for seamless governance, recommending and managing tools, and organizing systems updates. Design production knowledge and technical understanding of all marketing materials is desired.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with Marketing Managers to identify and establish a process for holistic global brand governance, while working collaboratively with global teams across all disciplines.
  • Develop a way to systematically share brand communications practices across the marketing org and markets.
  • Partner with agencies and external resources to educate on the importance of brand.
  • Identify opportunities for governance process improvements to ensure overall brand consistency and clarity.
  • Understand global market needs and find unique solutions while maintaining a consistent brand voice.
  • Author brand governance roadmaps and socialize efforts frequently to provide full-org transparency and project details.
  • Manage project budgets, open POs, track, and forecast.
  • Develop a system for org-wide audits of branding and language use.
  • Build and maintain cross-team partnerships with Marketing, UX, Product, O&O, Promotions, Synergy, Events, Studios, Legal, and outside teams.
  • Manage brand tools and establish overall governance check-ins and reviews with teams.
  • Create brand governance project tracking system.
  • Management of brand portal for both internal parties and external agencies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior management
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • 5+ years experience in program or project management or 3+ years of experience with an MBA
  • Experience owning program strategy and end to end delivery
  • 5+ years experience delivering cross functional projects or 3+ years of experience with an MBA
  • Experience implementing repeatable processes and driving automation or standardization
  • Experience defining and executing against program requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Understanding of global marketing operations principles
  • Experience driving direction and alignment with large cross-functional teams
  • Experience working on governance within a highly matrixed, global brand

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven track record of excellence in design operations
  • Understanding of brand communication challenges through design across all media types (print, motion, out-of-home, product UX, social, and beyond.)
  • Experience with dynamic and scalable brand identity systems across a broad range of customer touchpoints
  • Solid understanding of foundational brand-building components and the importance and role of each
  • Advanced decision-making skills with proven ability to lead, influence, align and inspire teams, including those who are not direct reports
  • Exemplary project management skills, with strong ability to juggle multiple priorities and excel in a lean and demanding work environment
  • Strong background working with tools designed for project collaboration, tracking, and management
  • Ability to think strategically and put the customer at the center of every decision
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated bias for action and willingness to roll up sleeves to get work done, even when outside scope of the job
  • Ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders and external agencies/partners
  • Highly data-driven, possessing ability to use insights to frame recommendations
  • Operates with significant autonomy

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Company - Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A1543289

Powered by PMI Los Angeles Chapter

Similar jobs