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Delivery Lead (Associate Project Manager Agile Certified)
Ref No.: 18-08856
Location: Los Angeles, California
Position Type:Contract
Delivery Lead (Associate Project Manager Agile Certified)
Los Angeles, CA
ASAP through Dec 2018

Project Overview - The Delivery Lead plays a key role, as the maintainer of project health for the marketing operations delivery team. As an experienced sole-contributor, the Delivery Lead oversees and is accountable for delivery-team tactical execution and shepherds the full-delivery cycle for marketing campaigns of varying complexity. This role assists the Journey Manager in management of the backlog and owns coordination of work. The Delivery Lead uses a continuous improvement approach to ensure best practices and growth in team dynamics.
Role & Responsibilities -
• Ensures project delivery through the adherence to standards, controls, processes, deliverables and quality measures
• Keeps leadership and stakeholders informed of progress against commitments and escalate issues as needed
• Encourages open team dialogue to aid in expectation clarity, identify actionable opportunities and address team roadblocks to efficient delivery
• Owns and facilitates daily team stand-up meetings, runs team retrospectives, working to evoke dialogue and improve team dynamics
• Operates with a Continuous Improvement Mindset
• Looks for opportunities to improve team delivery dynamics
• Uses team delivery metrics to guide start/stop/continue discussions
• Constantly working to understand how to help the team improve estimation efforts to strengthen stakeholder trust
• Analyzes delivery value stream with a mindset to eliminate process waste
• Owns accountability for project team delivery
• Proactively works to ensure team coverage model and capacity are understood
• Sets and manages tactical tools to aid team in communication
• Collects team delivery metrics and facilitates discussions with leadership to improve expectations and transparency of team capacity and health
Other Requirements -
• Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions.
• Ability to effectively plan and manage the work of others including managing projects across multiple teams or groups.
• Ability to influence groups and/or more senior associates.
• Strong written and oral communication skills including facilitating a variety of meetings.
• Basic business and industry knowledge or related financial products; Digital and traditional marketing techniques;
• A talent for performing and applying analytics to work assignments; basic use of MarTech and reporting tools
• Agile certifications (CSM, CPO) are a plus
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in project delivery with basic business and industry knowledge or related financial products; Digital and traditional marketing techniques
Years of Experience Required - 5-7