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Project Manager - Operations, Consumer Products

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 866180BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted May 25, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

From toys to apparel, books to games, and much more, Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) brings our company’s products, through stories and characters, to markets worldwide. With a portfolio of renowned franchises including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, 20CS and National Geographic, our efforts to deliver innovative and experiential products, designed to entertain and inspire, is industry leading and category shaping.

Business Operations is focused on developing an operational model that enables efficiency, scale, productivity and innovation across Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP). Consumer Product Operations supports the Global Product Creation (GPC) team and is accountable for project management and operations across GPC, various new business models and regions including ongoing automation, process improvement and optimization to ensure teams are operating effectively and efficiently.

The Project Manager, Operations Consumer Products will partner with key internal stakeholders including 3rd Party Commercialization, Franchise, Brand Merchandising, Creative Design and Product Design. This role supports both Creative Design and Product Design operations and reports to the Manager, or Sr. Project Manager, Operations Consumer Products.

This posting is a talent pool for upcoming roles within Consumer Products, Games & Publishing.


  • Establish timelines and manage projects to meet key milestones based on Needs & Assets and Product To Market (PTM) calendars
  • Facilitate milestone meetings, employing strategies for effective and strategic meeting management
  • Maintain comprehensive project tracking to monitor and report project progress
  • Escalate when deliverables are off calendar in a timely manner
  • Think strategically and with a solution-oriented approach
  • Liaise with Licensees as needed
  • Manage sensitive early asset delivery process
  • Manage Legal/Business Affairs/Trademark/Music clearance process for Creative Design and Product Design
  • Partner with Games and Publishing teams when needed
  • Continually evaluate processes to maximize efficiencies in ways of working leveraging technology
  • Build relationships with global partners

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years project management experience or related work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal and external communication
  • Proficiency with PC and/or Mac office and data management software programs
  • Solid organizational skills; able to juggle and prioritize projects and tasks
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to keep accurate records
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Strong team player that works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions
  • Comfortable communicating with all partners at all levels
  • Flexible to change while able to manage and support multiple projects concurrently
  • Proactive and demonstrates strong initiative able to manage day-to-day work-flow with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience

Additional Information:

Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at


This role is based in Orlando, FL.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney 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 Global Product Development and Creative, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Global Product Development and Creative, Inc. 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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