Sr. Project Manager - Preschool Entertainment Brands Fri Jan 17 02:00:00 CST 2020 Pawtucket, RI 616725300 20701 Global Development 1 Employee <p>At Hasbro, we embrace the outstanding skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we&rsquo;re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">We&#39;re seeking a Senior Project Manager focusing on development of products for our Preschool Entertainment Brands. This role reports within our Design &amp; Development organization to the Manager of Project Management: Preschool Entertainment Brands, Strategic Brands and Integrated Play.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">As the Senior Project Manager - Preschool Entertainment Brands:</span></span></h2> <ul> <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 our 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">As an integral 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.</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> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">May lead interns and/or temporary employees.</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 thrive and enjoy leading through constant challenges</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Curiosity, self-motivation, strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills required</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 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>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.</p>

Sr. Project Manager - Preschool Entertainment Brands

At Hasbro, we embrace the outstanding skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.

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

As the Senior Project Manager - Preschool Entertainment Brands:

  • 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 our 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.
  • As an integral 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.
  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve our tools, reports, and ensure data integrity in our systems.
  • May lead interns and/or temporary employees.

What you’ll bring:

  • You thrive and enjoy leading through constant challenges
  • Curiosity, self-motivation, strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills required
  • 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 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, Project Manager, Manager, Temporary, Product Development, Marketing, Technology, Management, Contract, Research

Date: Jan 17, 2020