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Manager, Tech Project Management (Connected Products)

Celebration, Florida, United States

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Job ID 907015BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 10, 2022

Job Summary:

The Manager, Tech Project Management. is responsible for managing the "Connected Products" Portfolio within the DPEP Tech & Digital organization. The Connected Products Team's mission is to deliver products that connect digital and physical experiences to help enable "storytelling without bounds" at Disney Parks. Products in this portfolio include MagicBand+ (the next evolution of this groundbreaking Parks wearable), Hey Disney! (the new Disney magical companion built within the Alexa platform in partnership with Amazon), MagicMobile (technology implemented to bring MagicBand functionality to Guest's smart devices) and the hardware and software that creates the platform that enables these products.

We are seeking a "product oriented" project leader with proven experience managing large and complex portfolios with many cross dependencies. Work will include the tracking and management of financials, risks, dependencies, resources, and report outs to executives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience leading portfolios of similar size and complexity
  • Experience leading executive portfolio updates
  • Ability to manage and lead teams
  • 5+ years of Project/Portfolio Management
  • Relevant Project/Portfolio Management certifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within a large organization
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Technical project management experience (especially with connected technologies using NFC, BLE, RF)
  • Product Management Experience

Additional Information:


About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Parks Technology Services Co., LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Parks Technology Services Co., LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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