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Dow Jones Sr Delivery Manager - Mobile in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Dow Jones is on a journey to take our products to the next level and we need you to assist in making that happen. The program management team is key to ensuring that our deliverables are executed as efficiently as possible. They are also our cultural backbone, team mentor, and give life to the organization.

As a Delivery Manager on the Digital Experience team within Dow Jones, you will lead the delivery of a digital news team; adding value and minimizing waste in a continuous delivery cycle. Coaching the team on Lean principles of Value and Waste Coaching Agile Framework, with a focus on Scrum or Kanban. Partnering with cross-functional teams to eliminate roadblocks, manage expectations, and risk. Managing resource forecasting, trend analysis, and financial reporting. Communicating milestones, team progress, and financial status.

Who You Are:

  • An evangelist for change and continuous improvement

  • An adaptive communicator to/with all levels of the organization

  • Understands the product's business and technical needs

  • Are a proactive problem solver

  • Are thorough: Demonstrates strong attention to detail, good follow-through, and clear communication

  • Can demonstrate the practical application of recognizing and eliminating waste in the Delivery process

  • Questions value and encourages others to do the same

  • Adept at evaluating the framework best suited for a team's delivery process

  • An influencer

  • Stays calm under pressure, acts fast, promotes and sees the big picture, embraces change; is resilient

  • Is continuously learning, actively listens, is a thought leader in project management

This job will have the following responsibilities:

Working within a cross-functional development team, reporting to the Director of Project Management, you will have the opportunity to define and refine our process around delivery whilst ensuring the highest level of code quality. Your prior experience working in a development environment delivering services and new features will aid you when joining a team that is already making a significant impact across the business.

You will:

  • Ensure the delivery by:

  • Driving definition of project planning, scope, and backlog grooming

  • Coaching the team to deliver iteratively and with high quality

  • Managing and mitigating risk and issues

  • Ensuring external project dependencies are properly tracked

  • Communicating and reporting status at appropriate frequency and details for each stakeholder

  • Data (metrics) based project tracking and delivery projection

  • Drive agile ceremonies

  • Assist with technical feasibility, implementation approach, deployment strategies, and QA efforts

  • Help drive the work intake process

  • Serve the Team by:

  • Helping them to construct solid working agreements, guidelines and drive process adherence and improvement

  • Optimizing productivity and driving team accountability

  • Partnering with the product owner on scope, backlog grooming, stakeholder communications, etc

  • Collaboratively defining, documenting, and driving agile adoption

  • Foster cross-team coordination and communication

  • Motivating, empowering, and improving the team

  • Know and understand the project:

  • Gain a detailed understanding of the products, tools, and practices of the teams

  • Knowledge of the technical and business context of the project including related services

  • Demonstrable understanding of your product domain and immediate surrounding areas, be able to and confident of discussing this with PMO team members.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university

  • At least 5 years of experience managing projects and teams at various levels of maturity

  • Demonstrate progressively responsible experience / technical expertise in systems/software including managing multiple projects and teams on large-scale programs

  • Excellent team management skills and detailed understanding of product and systems integration issues

  • Some applied knowledge of the media industry, web technologies, and user engagement platforms

  • Proven ability to produce high levels of customer/stakeholder satisfaction

  • Basic investment industry knowledge including industry drivers, key players, trends, business processes, and third-party service providers

  • Ability to prepare resource and time estimates with a good degree of reliability

  • Strong presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong customer service skills; frequent strategic interactions with high-level clients

  • Time and task management skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building experience

  • Agile certification (CSM/PSM, PMI-ACP, PMP, SAFe, etc)

  • Expert user of Jira/Confluence

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Job Category: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 34063

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