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Project Manager Sr

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 876196BR Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Dec. 20, 2021

Job Summary:

The Disney Live Entertainment-Costuming organization develops, produces, stores and distributes operational and entertainment garments both domestically & internationally.

The Senior Project Manager oversees the end-to-end management of global Costuming projects, including the concurrent management of projects with multi-year durations and budgets ranging from small to many millions. The types of projects include developing new business applications and system integrations, identifying and evaluating new business models, driving globalization and new business opportunities, and process improvement for our end-to-end supply chain.

You will report to Sr Manager-DPLE Costuming Standards.


  • Establish project scopes, detailed requirements, timelines, budgets and cash flows
  • Be the primary liaison between multiple teams, including Costuming (domestic and international sites), Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Legal, Technology & Digital, and vendors
  • Right-sizes project management methodology and tools to the individual needs of each project
  • Assess project risks and create mitigation plans
  • Foster relationships with collaborators in our theme parks and resorts worldwide to influence and guide projects and best practice sharing across sites
  • Provide briefings and status reports to executives, leaders and team members and identifying important milestones
  • Ensure project closure including retrospectives/lessons learned, documentation for all processes and systems, and final financial reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience leading multi-year projects with budgets greater than $1M
  • Certification in two or more of the following areas: Project Management (i.e. CAPM, PMP, etc.), Agile (i.e. PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, etc.), Business Analysis (i.e. PMI-PBA, CBAP, etc.), Six Sigma (Green Belt, Black Belt or Master Black Belt), ITIL, Supply Chain
  • Experience with multiple project management methodologies, and experience with blending of styles to facilitate collaboration and delivery (i.e. Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, DMAIC, DFSS, etc.)

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree

About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

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 Entertainment Productions, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

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