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The Walt Disney Company Project Manager, Sr in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Job Summary:

The Disney Live Entertainment Costuming organization designs, develops, produces, stores and distributes operational and entertainment garments both domestically & internationally. The Costuming Project Manager provides support to a diverse group of clients ranging from Front-line Leaders to Executives.

This position is responsible for the end-to-end management of global Costuming initiatives, including the concurrent management of projects with multi-year durations and budgets ranging from small to many millions. The types of projects include, but are not limited to, developing new business applications and system integrations, identifying and evaluating new business models, driving globalization and new business opportunities, and process improvement.


  • Establish project scopes, detailed business requirements, timelines, budgets and cash flows

  • Serve as the primary liaison between multiple teams, including Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Legal, IT, and external vendors

  • Right-size project management methodology and tool(s) to the individual needs of each project

  • Successfully assesses project risks and formulates mitigation plans

  • Foster relationships with business partners in our theme parks and resorts worldwide to influence and drive projects and best practice sharing across sites

  • Provide briefings and status reports to executives, leaders and team members on a regular basis, identifying key milestones and critical path elements

  • Continually review available resources to maintain first-hand knowledge of where resources can be best allocated

  • Ensure proper project closure including retrospectives/lessons learned, documentation for all processes and systems, and final financial reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant work experience in project management as a certified PM in large projects- PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt or higher, Agile.

  • Hands-on experience with practices such as Agile, Kanban, Waterfall, as well as experience with pragmatic blending of styles to facilitate collaboration and delivery

  • Demonstrated strong negotiation, partnering and influencing abilities that result in win/win agreements and outcomes

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills to achieve business results

  • Proven facilitator that can lead project meetings and large workshops driving commitments, accountability, and deliverables

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on-time and on-budget while communicating with executive leadership, sponsors and stakeholders

  • Experience with project management tools such as Smartsheet, Jira and Confluence

  • Experience with budget tracking and cost-benefit analysis

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office

  • Experience with data analytic tools such as Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), or Tableau

  • Experience using Slack, Microsoft Teams or other similar collaboration tools

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Agile or PMP Certification

Additional Information:

Our Benefits: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

Job ID: 794452BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Products

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