Dow Jones is on a journey to take our products to the next level and we need you to assist in making that happen. The program management team is key to ensuring that our deliverables are executed as efficiently as possible. They are also our cultural backbone, team mentor, and give life to the organization.
As a Delivery Manager on the Digital Experience team within Dow Jones, you will lead the delivery of a digital news team; adding value and minimizing waste in a continuous delivery cycle. Coaching the team on Lean principles of Value and Waste Coaching Agile Framework, with a focus on Scrum or Kanban. Partnering with cross-functional teams to eliminate roadblocks, manage expectations, and risk. Managing resource forecasting, trend analysis, and financial reporting. Communicating milestones, team progress, and financial status.
Who You Are:
An evangelist for change and continuous improvement
An adaptive communicator to/with all levels of the organization
Understands the product's business and technical needs
Are a proactive problem solver
Are thorough: Demonstrates strong attention to detail, good follow-through, and clear communication
Can demonstrate the practical application of recognizing and eliminating waste in the Delivery process
Questions value and encourages others to do the same
Adept at evaluating the framework best suited for a team's delivery process
Stays calm under pressure, acts fast, promotes and sees the big picture, embraces change; is resilient
Is continuously learning, actively listens, is a thought leader in project management
This job will have the following responsibilities:
Working within a cross-functional development team, reporting to the Director of Project Management, you will have the opportunity to define and refine our process around delivery whilst ensuring the highest level of code quality. Your prior experience working in a development environment delivering services and new features will aid you when joining a team that is already making a significant impact across the business.
Ensure the delivery by:
Driving definition of project planning, scope, and backlog grooming
Coaching the team to deliver iteratively and with high quality
Managing and mitigating risk and issues
Ensuring external project dependencies are properly tracked
Communicating and reporting status at appropriate frequency and details for each stakeholder
Data (metrics) based project tracking and delivery projection
Drive agile ceremonies
Assist with technical feasibility, implementation approach, deployment strategies, and QA efforts
Help drive the work intake process
Serve the Team by:
Helping them to construct solid working agreements, guidelines and drive process adherence and improvement
Optimizing productivity and driving team accountability
Partnering with the product owner on scope, backlog grooming, stakeholder communications, etc
Collaboratively defining, documenting, and driving agile adoption
Foster cross-team coordination and communication
Motivating, empowering, and improving the team
Know and understand the project:
Gain a detailed understanding of the products, tools, and practices of the teams
Knowledge of the technical and business context of the project including related services
Demonstrable understanding of your product domain and immediate surrounding areas, be able to and confident of discussing this with PMO team members.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university
At least 5 years of experience managing projects and teams at various levels of maturity
Demonstrate progressively responsible experience / technical expertise in systems/software including managing multiple projects and teams on large-scale programs
Excellent team management skills and detailed understanding of product and systems integration issues
Some applied knowledge of the media industry, web technologies, and user engagement platforms
Proven ability to produce high levels of customer/stakeholder satisfaction
Basic investment industry knowledge including industry drivers, key players, trends, business processes, and third-party service providers
Ability to prepare resource and time estimates with a good degree of reliability
Strong presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Strong customer service skills; frequent strategic interactions with high-level clients
Time and task management skills
Demonstrated leadership and team-building experience
Agile certification (CSM/PSM, PMI-ACP, PMP, SAFe, etc)
Expert user of Jira/Confluence
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group
NYC Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.
For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 34063