Manager, Project Management - Preschool Entertainment Brands Fri Jan 17 02:00:00 CST 2020 Pawtucket, RI 616717300 20581 Global Development 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We&rsquo;re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">We&#39;re seeking a Manager of Project Management -&nbsp;Preschool&nbsp;Entertainment Brands&nbsp;&nbsp;focusing on the&nbsp;development of products. This role reports within our Design &amp; Development organization to the Director of Program Management: Preschool Entertainment Brands, Strategic Brands and Integrated Play. </span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">A day in the life as a Manager, Project Management - Preschool Entertainment Brands:</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You will be responsible for leading all aspects of the schedule, timely delivery, the development process, and the products that we develop for Hasbro&rsquo;s youngest consumers.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">As the Leader of Project Management:</span></span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You will lead and oversee a Project Management Team. This includes coaching, mentoring and developing our project managers. Completing performance evaluations, identifying &amp; recommending development opportunities for continued growth.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Utilizing proven communication, organization, negotiation and problem solving skills, you will be responsible and accountable for information flow amongst the development team, key business partners and Preschool Entertainment Leadership. This includes collaborating with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island headquarters, and direct communication with product development and manufacturing partners throughout the world. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You will actively participate and contribute to the product development process by pro-actively identifying potential delays, risks or road blocks further down the development process and helping the team to implement innovative methods and solutions to deliver our products on-time. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">This position will also have brand project management responsibilities (ie: working manager). As part of the development team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial schedule, leading our development meetings, and participating in the decision making process throughout the product development cycle.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Partner with our Far East Office and Global Operations teams to provide the best available information at the earliest possible time to </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Develop, maintain, and continuously improve our tools, reports, and ensure data integrity in our systems.</span></span></li> </ul> <h2><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">What you&rsquo;ll bring:</span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">You relish each new learning opportunity and enjoy leading through challenges</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Self-motivation, excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Understanding, preferably first-hand experience - of what is required when working with entertainment brands either on the licensee or licensor side of development</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Product development knowledge in the toy and/or consumer goods industry is preferred</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects with shifting priorities</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Ability to collaboratively facilitate diverse functional teams</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">BS/BA in business or technical area preferred</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Project Management Professional certification a plus</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.</span></span></p>

Manager, Project Management - Preschool Entertainment Brands

At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We’re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

We're seeking a Manager of Project Management - Preschool Entertainment Brands  focusing on the development of products. This role reports within our Design & Development organization to the Director of Program Management: Preschool Entertainment Brands, Strategic Brands and Integrated Play.

 

A day in the life as a Manager, Project Management - Preschool Entertainment Brands:

You will be responsible for leading all aspects of the schedule, timely delivery, the development process, and the products that we develop for Hasbro’s youngest consumers.

As the Leader of Project Management:

  • You will lead and oversee a Project Management Team. This includes coaching, mentoring and developing our project managers. Completing performance evaluations, identifying & recommending development opportunities for continued growth.
  • Utilizing proven communication, organization, negotiation and problem solving skills, you will be responsible and accountable for information flow amongst the development team, key business partners and Preschool Entertainment Leadership. This includes collaborating with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island headquarters, and direct communication with product development and manufacturing partners throughout the world.
  • You will actively participate and contribute to the product development process by pro-actively identifying potential delays, risks or road blocks further down the development process and helping the team to implement innovative methods and solutions to deliver our products on-time.
  • This position will also have brand project management responsibilities (ie: working manager). As part of the development team, you will be actively involved in defining the initial schedule, leading our development meetings, and participating in the decision making process throughout the product development cycle.
  • Partner with our Far East Office and Global Operations teams to provide the best available information at the earliest possible time to
  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve our tools, reports, and ensure data integrity in our systems.

What you’ll bring:

  • You relish each new learning opportunity and enjoy leading through challenges
  • Self-motivation, excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Understanding, preferably first-hand experience - of what is required when working with entertainment brands either on the licensee or licensor side of development
  • Product development knowledge in the toy and/or consumer goods industry is preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects with shifting priorities
  • Ability to collaboratively facilitate diverse functional teams
  • BS/BA in business or technical area preferred
  • Project Management Professional certification a plus

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Branding, Manager, Project Manager, Program Manager, Product Development, Marketing, Management, Technology, Research

Date: Jan 17, 2020