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.
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.
- 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.
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