Job Details

Name
Digital Project Manager
City
Chicago
State
IL, United States
Job ID
7085
Job Description

The Digital Project Manager will be responsible for managing digital projects defined for NA hub.  The role will include leading the conceptualization phase for digital projects, partner search and technological execution of the minimum viable products (MVP).

Main Responsibilities

  • Organize and lead inspiration and ideation sessions, Design Thinking workshops, rapid prototyping sessions and hackathons for our Bus.  Expertly coach in Agile practices and influence executives in defining and implementing an Agile strategy
  • Define project charter, scope, and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value.  Organize and lead project status and working meetings.  Manage risks and issues and correct deviations from plans
  • Drive activities to achieve measurable outcomes by e.g. managing schedule, resource, scope, budget, risk, issue dependency.  Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Execute implementation roadmap of digital projects (MVPs) with Knauf Digital and functions.  Actively collaborate with all business partners and share responsibilities with Knauf IT

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in business, computer science or engineering preferred
  • 5+ years industry experience as a Program/Project manager with exposure to a technology environment
  • 3+ years experience leading business wide Agile transformations and knowledge of Agile development practices, methodologies and tools
  • Experience with and knowledge of digital technologies (Analytics, AI, IoT, VR/AR…)
  • Ability to see big picture and translate the vision into manageable projects and tasks with proper prioritization
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, problem solving
  • Ability to travel up to 60%



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