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Hasbro Project Manager Co-op (Jan- June 2020) in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Project Manager Co-op

The Project Manager Co-op position is for someone with limited PM experience or someone currently pursuing a degree in Project Management or another business-related field. In this position, you would be responsible for supporting category teams for successful end-to-end development of low complexity or low innovation projects. You will work with teams to define and clarify project scope and develop a project schedule with tasks, resources and planned vs. actual dates. Additional responsibilities will include analyzing and managing key schedule risks, quality, and cost – escalating when appropriate, and coordinating activities across functional teams; resolving issues when needed.

Job Responsibilities:

Project Planning, Reporting, and Communication

  • Create project plans (leveraging standard templates) in collaboration with cross-functional teams to determine project activities, resources, planned/actual dates and deadlines.

  • Review project plans and timelines with Program Director and Project Managers.

  • Track project deliverables and schedule milestones.

  • Facilitate cross-functional team meetings and communicate action plans developed by team

  • Communicate program status to relevant stakeholders.

  • Act as the liaison with multi-disciplinary teams and global partners, communicating brand and/or project information.

  • Maintain management reports and ensure data is accurate in informational systems.

Issue & Risk Management

  • Identify, anticipate, and manage risks or issues at the project level.

  • Work with cross-functional teams and Project Managers to take corrective action to address issues or mitigate risks, escalating to Program Manager and category/brand lead when appropriate.

  • Identify and support continuous process improvements for the global development organization.

  • Partner with global planning to provide early warning of delays and adapt development plans based on market forecast revisions.

Schedule & Performance Management

  • Manage project schedule and adapt as needed to ensure dates outlined in project plan are met.

  • Manage programs to time, cost, and quality reflective of market goal.

  • Support and drive cross-functional category teams to manage projects including risks, key handoffs, and deliverables.

Resource Management

  • Monitor resource utilization within the program and recommend adjustments to resource allocation as needed.

Candidates are responsible for their own housing & transportation (FREE Parking). Hasbro headquarters in Pawtucket, RI is 1.3 mi from the South Attleboro, MA commuter rail station and we offer shuttle service.

Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF and TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive lifestyle licensing program, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection for children and families around the world. The Company’s Hasbro Studios creates entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film and more. Through the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. Learn more at www.hasbro.com and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews)

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