Description

Senior Project Manager – Marketing

Remote – US / Canada

GitHub is looking for a remote senior project manager to own end to end digital implementations, with an emphasis on the website. You’ll play a key role in the design and development process, working alongside engineers and designers to build beautiful, delightful, and performant pages that are viewed by millions of developers and set the bar for our industry. You will work cross-functionally with teams across GitHub and with vendors, contractors and partners, to manage schedules, costs, scope and quality. You will take ownership over successful project outcomes, set priorities, identify risks, drive timelines, and implement high-impact process improvements.

Remote Senior Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Own the successful execution of end to end digital launches
  • Work directly with stakeholders to understand project requests, gather requirements, define objectives, plan resources, and develop a clear and actionable project plan
  • Operate with breadth and depth to deliver on ambitious goals that require alignment and coordination across multiple organizations
  • Proactively identify process gaps and implement frameworks to achieve operational scale
  • Drive collaboration and communication between project stakeholders to ensure all teams are working toward the same goal
  • Own the execution of each project phase, from initiation and planning to launch and retrospectives
  • Partner with stakeholders to identify risk, scope technical work, and communicate trade offs so the project can be delivered on time
  • Craft status reports that provide context, narrative, data, and next steps so leadership is aware of rapidly evolving programs
  • Manage the sprint planning and resourcing for the site design and site engineering teams
  • Consistently be one step ahead in overcoming dependencies and blockers

Minimum qualifications for a Remote Senior Project Manager:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience working with design, development, and content teams
  • Proven ability to break down complex and/or ambiguous projects into manageable tasks
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, with an aptitude for juggling multiple priorities at once
  • A track record of successfully proposing and implementing large-scale operational changes on a team
  • Well versed in project management tools, work breakdown structures, change management, and resource planning
  • A strategic self-starter with an ability to devise solutions and influence buy-in for complex problems with diverse, sometimes opposing, concerns
  • Customer obsessed. Constantly seeks out feedback and measures results to refine processes and improve the quality of output
  • Growth mindset. Always learning something new and thrives on new challenges
  • A positive attitude and a sense of humor
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications for a Remote Senior Project Manager:

  • Experience working with engineering teams and understanding of technical language
  • A deep understanding of design thinking frameworks, and a love for creative storytelling
  • A GitHub product user
  • Experience with using Asana
  • Previous experience in a strategic role: product manager, program owner, founder, etc

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals and in teamsto create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles for a Senior Project Manager:

Customer Obsessed – Trust by Default – Ship to Learn – Own the Outcome – Growth Mindset – Global Product, Global Team – Anything is Possible – Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We’ve designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We’ve designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we’ve built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there’s any way we can make the interview process better for you; we’re happy to accommodate!

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