The Senior Project Manager will be the glue across the entirety of the team to operationalize the mobile publishing strategy. The role will suit someone who loves a challenge and is used to juggling a wide variety of tasks, but has their focus firmly on making a great team even better.Reporting in to the Director of Mobile Publishing, this role will responsible for translating longterm goals into something actionable whilst shaping ongoing operations to ensure a high-functioning team.
See and seek the problems within the team and work intuitively and creatively to solve them in the short & long term, introducing efficient models and expertise where there is no current set process
Work with diversity team to set up and run processes that will come from the aspirations and goals we will define for the shape and culture of the team
Act as information point & liaison for our interactions with the main business and understand key individuals and sources there
Offer infrastructure suggestions and models for all aspects they have experience in, from team/individual management, operational best practices, through to meeting protocol etc
Recommend and establish best operational practices and processes when working with external IP/dev teams and define a minimum standard to expect from partner
Capacity and resource management for Square Enix London
Establish a hiring priority system - identify the gaps and support needs, recommend hires based on need/comparison.
Run retrospectives and define action plans from the learnings
Set up an overall macro view of the timelines across projects, understand and flag implications if slippages occur and act as go-between and enforcement to ensure all deadlines are hit
Manage and enforce ‘rhythm of the business’ (standardization of documentation, cadence of meetings, reports)
Identify and establish team-level training
Agile coaching knowledge & experience
Set up a tracking system for all publishing/GTM aspects of the projects with workbacks, ensuring each owner delivers to the set schedule, act as a safety net to ensure all tasks are delivered
Team-oriented over personal gain.
Demonstrates passion, commitment and a high level of energy, in addition to a strong sense of autonomy and ownership.
Exceptional attention to detail – ability to track and monitor progress of every aspect of development of a title.
Results oriented, self-motivated and extremely well organised.
Strategic as well as delivery focussed. Must have the ability to plan, act and respond quickly as well as be able to see and consider bigger picture.
Relishes working in a fast paced, live, constantly changing and evolving environment.
Commercial acumen, ability to deliver results and highly analytical with a focus on ROI.
Impactful and charismatic, with ability to influence and persuade.