Project Manager, Technology Product Management

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
2509
Function
Information Technology
Location Name
10 Hudson Yards

Overview

Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States and the largest development in New York City since Rockefeller Center. The site will include more than 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space, state-of-the-art office towers, more than 100 shops including New York’s first Neiman Marcus, and a collection of restaurants curated by Chef Thomas Keller. The urban development will include approximately 4,000 residences, The Shed, a new center for artistic invention, 14 acres of public open space, a 750-seat public school and an Equinox® branded luxury hotel with more than 200 rooms—all offering unparalleled amenities for residents, employees and guests. The development of Hudson Yards will create more than 23,000 construction jobs.


Hudson Yards is the fulfillment of a remarkable collaboration that includes a talented group of visionaries – planners, architects, engineers, designers, public servants, fashion icons, renowned chefs, business leaders, luminaries and more. They are working in partnership with New York’s development and transportation authorities, and with some of the world’s most iconic retail brands and leading companies – each of whom will call Hudson Yards home.


Strategically located between 10th and 12th avenues from West 30th to West 34th Street, Hudson Yards is the center of the metropolitan region with unsurpassed connections to commuter rail service, the subway system, the West Side Highway, the Lincoln Tunnel and ferries along the Hudson River. The extension of the No. 7 Subway line, opened in 2015, arrives at Hudson Yards’ front door. In the nexus of Chelsea and Midtown West, this dynamic neighborhood is next to chic art galleries, award winning restaurants, popular bars and nightlife venues, and highly respected international fashion and design. The neighborhoods surrounding Hudson Yards, including Chelsea, West Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen are buzzing with chic art galleries, innovative restaurants and bars, and highly respected international fashion and design. City dwellers hungry for a taste of the outdoors now have a variety of green spaces to explore including the much-celebrated High Line, Hudson River Park and Hudson Park & Boulevard. With the new No. 7 Subway extension open as of fall 2015, getting to Hudson Yards will be fast and easy.

Responsibilities

Role Summary

 

This leadership position will provide project management for the development of Hudson Yards technology products and support specific product company-wide application development. This role provides technical vision and works with senior leadership to grow the company through the use of technological resources. The successful contributor for this position will have a roll-up-the-sleeves work ethic and be close enough to the technology and the individual contributors that they will be able to lead product direction and support engineering execution. Projects will include but not limited to: Developing Hudson Yards Applications, Digital Signage and Wayfinding, Building Entry, and Smart Home Solutions.

 

He/she will be coordinating projects, schedules, track progress of projects and report their results. They will be assisting with the tasks outlined below, but they may also be asked to maintain contact with vendors and parties involved through email and phone calls, answer questions and concerns, prepare presentations, and enter project data.

 

Create Project Plans

Develop concrete, detailed plans for a project, including the schedule, the budget, outlining the duties of each team members, identifying project goals, and setting a timeline for the project. They will collaborate with various teams and hold meetings to develop project plans and present them to upper-level management before starting the project.

Monitor Project Progress

They will closely monitor each project he or she manages to ensure that projects remain on track, meet deadlines, stay under budget, and develop according to plan. They will be responsible not only for identifying project objectives, but ensuring that they’re met.

Report Project Results

Once a project is complete, the team (Jr. + Sr. PM) is responsible for gathering and documenting all project results and then reporting or presenting them to the appropriate parties. This usually includes the full stakeholder team and/or upper-level management. They should report on the success of the project and any setbacks that were encountered or room for improvement. They should be prepared to think strategically and help create efficiencies.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing and driving the strategic vision for the development of technical products that align with the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • This includes primary responsibility for overall vision and strategy for the software application development, testing and implementation for enterprise-wide product portfolio.
  • Strategically leads and support enterprise architecture aligning business and technical capabilities into a clear and comprehensive vision with implementation strategies and delivery roadmaps.
  • Works in parallel with other technology producers to strategically plan the company’s product development roadmap, execution of roadmap and successful launch of new products and full life cycle.
  • Monitors industry leading technology trends and identifies emerging technologies and best practices.
  • Works in a collaborative and consultative manner with other department leaders and interior partners while serving as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develops, coaches and motivates direct reports to lead by example, enabling effective performance, career growth and retention.
  • Assists in identifying and supporting potential acquisition targets and/or partnerships.

Qualifications

 

Key Role Skill Set

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and operating in the development of technology.
  • Strong team skills and the ability to work effectively with internal and external groups as part of various initiatives.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management and communication skills.

Education and Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a technical field; MBA preferred
  • At least 8+ years of professional experience in technology and product and/or project management

 

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