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Fwd: Employment opportunity at DIRECTV

From: Amanda
Sent on: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:16 PM
Hey folks this in from a recruiter. Since it is germane to the group, I figured I'd forward. Happy hunting!


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Hecht, Gina M <[address removed]>
Date: Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:08 PM
Subject: Employment opportunity at DIRECTV
To: "[address removed]" <[address removed]>

Will you post on your website?


DIRECTV is seeking a Senior Manager, Project Management will use a balance of technology and business skills and partner closely with development teams to deliver outstanding implementations of the Enterprise Ecommerce application, specifically in the area of product configuration modeling and supporting edge system applications. The Senior Manager, Project Management will manage a team of project managers to work with analysts, developers, and testers to deliver exceptional quality and capability for offer related projects and functionality. The Senior Manager, Project Management will be responsible for building a professional, disciplined, responsive, and supportive project management team able to meet the needs of a dynamic and time-to-market driven environment.

?Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of project managers in developing schedules, understanding requirements, and adherence to SDLC methodology and process in a fast-paced and dynamic delivery organization.
  • Focus on quality deliverables, utilizing strong project management skills. Responsible for ensuring that project management work follows established standards, processes, and guidelines.
  • ?Responsible for providing best practices and procedures to improve quality of deliverables and efficiency of development team.
  • Hands-on mentoring and guidance of project management skills and best-practices.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and enable partners in a success-oriented project team environment.
  • Display clear and effective verbal and written communications skills during interactions with business, project management, team members, and executive management.
  • Ensure that issues and risks are identified, understood and dealt with in a manner that mitigates risk to scope, cost, and schedule.



  • Undergraduate degree either BS or BA; MBA, PMP, Scrum Master Preferred
  • Eight to ten years project management experience in complex business and technical environments.
  • Direct experience in managing budgets in excess of $5 million dollars.
  • Be a leader, detail oriented, quick study, and self-motivated.?
  • Have full life cycle project management experience in software development environment.
  • Have a clear project and process improvement orientation with experience in delivering solutions under very tight timelines.
  • Have strong teaming and time management skills.
  • Have ability to multitask within an environment of rapidly changing priorities.?
  • Experience in Microsoft Project, Clarity or equivalent PPM tool, spreadsheet expertise, and
  • Significant project management experience in customizing, integrating and/or implementing large scale enterprise software applications
  • Demonstrated ability to translate customers' needs into timely and accurate responses
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups from both business and IT stakeholders
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, dynamic team and product oriented environment is a must
  • Excellent verbal/interpersonal, written, presentation and customer relationship communication skills
  • High energy level, can-do attitude and ability to drive projects through to completion on time/on budget with a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Be willing to work occasional extended hours.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies preferred.
  • Experience with time-to-market business stakeholders preferred.
  • Experience implementing short term projects (less than 30 days) preferred.
  • Prior experience in a business analyst role preferred.


Best regards,

?? ???Gina Hecht

????? Senior Staffing Consultant

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????? Email: [address removed]


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