Project Manager, Platform Partnerships

Platform Partnerships Project Manager

 

Blizzard Entertainment, a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software, is seeking a Project Manager for the Platform Partnerships team within the Global Corporate Alliances division.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about organization, hitting deliverables, and clear communication, as well as able to work in a fast-paced and fluid environment with stakeholders from across Blizzard support the cultivation and growth of ongoing business relationships with major streaming video and social media platforms.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Act as project leader, and champion a consistent, organized process
  • Provide motivation to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved
  • Gather, document, and organize business, functional, and creative requirements for new projects from project stakeholders
  • Gather estimates from resources and create project initiation documentation (project charter, scope document, requirements document, work breakdown structure)
  • Identify, track, manage, and resolve project issues
  • Ensure that solutions are of acceptable quality
  • Follow change management process to capture change requests, communicate impact, request stakeholder decisions, and execute changes if applicable
  • Coordinate, track, and manage the activities of project resources to ensure that project tasks are completed on time, within scope, and at acceptable quality
  • Scope and implement project management best practices and process appropriate to the needs of the Platform Partnerships group
  • Contribute to a positive work environment

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years working in project management
  • Experience in working with cross-discipline teams in game development, publishing, and esports
  • Experience managing teams and project schedules to deliver products on time
  • Skilled in risk assessment and management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous areas where learning and adaptability are key skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project, issue tracking software and other online project management and documentation tools
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies

 

Additional Considerations (Pluses)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience in reporting, business intelligence or analytics
  • Familiarity with use of social networks and streaming platforms to promote game or esports content

 

Required Application Materials

  • Resume 
  • Cover letter that includes why you are interested in the project manager role


**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!


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